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Image of fitness training helping a patron achieve their fitness goals.Meet Our Personal Trainers

Whether you are getting back into a fitness or need a jump start to make your fitness goals a reality. Get started right with a personal trainer to customize a program just for you! All JSFC trainers are professionally trained and certified and have over 85 years of combined education and experience!

Our personal training services go beyond traditional weight room training. Other services include: privates sessions in Yoga, Pilates and Indoor Cycling, post rehab and therapeutic aquatic training.

To find the right program or personal trainer, please call (541) 706-6188 or email Monica or Alli at monica@bendparksandrec.org or alli@bendparksandrec.org.

Alli Jorgensen

Image of employees, Alli JorgensenPersonal Trainer: Alli Jorgensen
Years of experience: 14+

Education, Certifications & Training:

  • BA – Sociology. University of San Diego
  • Massage Therapy Program – COCC
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • ACE Group Fitness Instructor
  • Certified Cycle Reebok Professional Instructor
  • Certified  Arthritis Foundation Water Exercise Instructor
  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Certified Watsu Practitioner
  • CPR Certified

Services Offered: 

  • Muscle strengthening and endurance
  • Functional strength training

Training Philosophy: My work history includes 14+ years of teaching fitness at JSFC and two years as a rowing coach at the University of California at San Diego. I enjoy sports, and love to spend time biking, hiking, skiing and sailing with my husband and our three children. I am on a continuous path of learning, and love to teach others what I know about the body. I like it when I hear comments like, “I was out skiing the other day, Alli, and I heard you in my head reminding me to keep my core strong.” I try to convey the importance of a focused exercise routine and not just going through the motions. I want to help my clients safely challenge themselves every workout and to have fun doing it.

To schedule your personal training appointment with Alli, please call (541) 389-7665 or alli@bendparksandrec.org

Cherie Touchette

Personal Trainer: Cherie Touchette
Years of Experience: 20+

Education, Certifications & Training:

  • MA – Exercise Physiology (all course work/no thesis). San Diego State University
  • BA – Exercise Physiology. San Diego State University
  • BA – Hotel Management. UW-Stout
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • Spinning Certified
  • Certified Cycle Reebok Professional Instructor

Services Offered:

  • Injury (chronic/traumatic) rehabilitation, maintenance and prevention
  • Sport specific conditioning and biomechanical analysis
  • Multi-sport coaching – beginner to elite-swim, bike (road & mountain), run

Training Philosophy: The core of my fitness philosophy is based on attention to detail and belief that whatever level of conditioning one is at, it should be done properly. Form before function; there should be an advanced level of activity without correct form because this will cause injury. From this foundation, I effectively and successfully work with each individual no matter what level they are at, or what level they wish to achieve.

To schedule your personal training appointment with Cherie, please call (541) 389-7665 or cherie@bendparksandrec.org

Dave Zimmerman

Personal Trainer: Dave Zimmerman
Years of Experience: 15+

Education, Certifications & Training:

  • BS – Exercise Science & Physical Education. Michigan State University
  • Pilates – PhysicalMind Institute
  • Keiser Power Pacing
  • Study and practice of T’ai Chi & Chi Kung
  • 10 yrs. of work and continuing ed. at The Marsh, an internationally acclaimed mind/body fitness facility
  • Extensive experience with Developmental Disabilities

Services Offered:

  • Mind/body emphasis
  • Post-Rehab and chronic health issues
  • Functional strength & postural issues
  • Recreational Athletes
  • Chronic health issues

Training Philosophy: I have seen many people over many years in the Fitness Industry focus on aesthetics or ascribe to a “no pain/no gain” philosophy only to realize whatever gains they’ve made aren’t sustainable. I like to focus on healthy habits and on quality of movement, on feeling good and enjoying activities. My emphasis is on the freedom provided when one maintains one’s health and learns to move efficiently, effectively and joyfully.

To schedule your personal training appointment with Dave, please call (541) 389-7665 or davez@bendparksandrec.org

J.J. Riley

Personal Trainer: J. J. Riley
Experience: 15+ years

Education, Certifications & Training:

  • BA in Sports Medicine Pepperdine University
  • Masters in Coaching and Sports Administration
  • NSCA-Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • ISSA-Certified Personal Trainer
  • NESTA-Certified Personal Trainer
  • SAQ – Speed, agility, and quickness specialist

Services Offered:

  • Strength training and conditioning
  • Mobility and movement
  • General fitness to sport-specific training for all ages

Training Philosophy: Being a fitness coach is about helping people bridge the gap between where they are, where they want to be, and ultimately where they can go. I like to focus on strengthening the fundamental movements of the human body while tailoring the training to the needs, goals, or passions of the individual. I believe in living life to the fullest and having a sound fitness program definitely helps.

To schedule your personal training session with J.J., please call (541) 389-7665 or jjr@bendparksandrec.org

Lynley Bouchard

Personal Trainer: Lynley Bouchard

Education, Certifications & Trainings:

  • Prior to a career in fitness, Lynley has been a professional horse trainer for decades
  • Focused training and experience with the 55 and over population
  • Aqua fitness for all levels and ages
  • Gentle fitness training
  • Mobility, Memory, Balance Training
  • Degree in Marketing from The University of Arizona
  • Degree in Fitness Technology from Portland Community College
  • Level 3 ADAPT Certified Trainer
  • ACSM Trainer

Lynley arrives at BPRD with enthusiasm and dedication to fitness that spans a lifetime.  Her energy and excitement is contagious and will encourage and motivate clients of all ages, skill levels, and ambitions. She has a passion to help and encourage those who suffer from chronic fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, and overall muscle and body weakness, and those who suffer from the ill effects of Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.  She can provide personal training to clients who desire to improve their existing fitness levels through goal setting and a motivational style to achieve those landmark successes for anyone at any level!

To schedule your personal training appointment with Lynley, please call (541) 389-7665 or lynley@bendparksandrec.org.

Vanessa Gottfried

Personal Trainer: Vanessa Gottfried
Experience: 11+ years

Education, Certifications & Training:

  • BS – Environmental Science. Hendrix College
  • AFAA Certified: Personal Trainer, Group Exercise Instructor
  • Certified Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program Instructor
  • Keiser Certified Indoor Cycle Instructor
  • AFFA Practical Yoga Instructor Training
  • Certified PiYo Instructor
  • AFAA Courses: Perinatal Fitness, Prehab VS Rehab, Physical Fitness for Older Adults, Yoga and Pilates on the Ball
  • Yogafit Anatomy and Alignment
  • 8 Movement Tai Chi for Balance
  • Comprehensive Study of Classical Pilates
  • Lifelong study of Ballet and Dance

Services Offered:

  • Strength, Cardio, and Functional Fitness Training
  • Emphasis on Core Conditioning and Balance
  • Special Populations: older adults, pre/postnatal, chronic health issues
  • Fitness assessments
  • Teen fitness

Training Philosophy: It is my belief that exercise is essential for living a high quality life. Strength, flexibility, and balance are necessary components for both physical and emotional well-being. I work with clients to create a routine that is enjoyable and comfortable, while continually providing a challenge. My focus is always on safety, and the importance of a mind-body connection. I teach body awareness and how to move efficiently, to transform the way you think, feel and live.

To schedule your personal training session with Vanessa, please call (541) 389-7665 or Vanessag@bendparksandrec.org

About Personal Training

We have a number of personal training formats to fit your schedule, lifestyle and routine to help you achieve your fitness goals.

  • Individual, Partner and Group Training
  • Private and Semi-Private Classes
  • Single, 3- and 6-session packages
  • 30- and 60-minute sessions

Want to learn more? Learn more about opportunities and rates on our Fees & Passes page.