Personal Training

Training Packages

Our personal trainers will motivate you, answer all questions concerning health, exercise, diet, nutrition and make up a goal oriented health and wellness program for you! Progress charts, body fat testing and fitness assessment tests are available upon request. with your training package. (Ask your trainer.)

Our trainers have access to a variety of Y facilities to provide safe social distanced training to meet your needs.

Personal Training is available at the following rates:

  • 1 Hour Session $50
  • 5 One Hour Sessions $195
  • 10 One-Hour Sessions $295
  • Personal Training for Two for $325 (Train with a friend or family member for 10 sessions.)

*All rates are per person; payment options are available.

All individual and group training packages require either a full Meriden-New Britain-Berlin YMCA membership or program membership.

For more information contact Carrie at 203-440-1925 or email Carrie.

Meet Our Trainers

Beky Henderson-Hanna


  • AFAA Personal Training Certified
  • AASDN Nutrition Specialist
  • CrossFit Level I Certified
  • AFAA Pilates Certified
  • AFAA Indoor Cycling Certified
  • AFAA Yoga I Certified
  • Coach Potato to 5K Coach
  • IYCA Youth Fitness Specialist
  • Kids Triathlon Coach
  • Punk Rope Certified
  • Piloxing Certified
  • TRX Certified
  • Bosu
  • ZUMBA® Certified
  • Hoopnatica Certified
  • Balletone Standing Flow Certified
  • SilverSneakers Certified- MSROM
  • American Red Cross CPR Certified
  • Youth Sports and Fitness Trainer
  • Meriden YMCA Group Exercise Instructor
  • Boot Camp, Adult Cross Training, Aqua Fitness
  • Retired Corrections Officer 

Annie O'Farrill 


  • W.I.T.S. Personal Training Certified
  • CrossFit Level I and Level II Certified
  • CrossFit Endurance Certified
  • CrossFit Kettlebell and CrossFit Strongman
  • CrossFit Kids
  • AFAA Biggest Loser Training
  • AFAA Indoor Cycling Certified
  • American Red Cross CPR/AED Certified
  • Piloxing Certified
  • Bosu
  • Russian Kettlebell Master Certified
  • Silver Sneakers Certified- MSROM
  • ZUMBA: Kids, Toning, Gold, Aqua
  • AASDN Nutrition Specialist
  • Nutrition for Performance
  • Specializes in: Boot Camp, Athletic Training, Body Fat Reduction
  • Meriden YMCA Fitness Professional 8 Years

Sharlene LaBissoniere



  • AFAA Personal Training Certified
  • AASDN Nutrition Specialist
  • Resist-a-band Training
  • Pilates Certified
  • Silver Sneaker Certified- Yoga I, II, III, MSROM
  • ZUMBA Certified
  • American Red Cross CPR Certified
  • Senior Fit Instructor
  • Kick Boxing
  • Body Building “Placed 2nd in Light Weight Division”
  • Trained Two Body Building Champions
  • Meriden YMCA 5 Fitness Professional Years

Paul Murphy 

Paul Murphy

  • YMCA Fitness staff 10 years
  • Certified CPR/AED First Aid, Professional Responder
  • Advanced Wilderness First Aid Certified
  • Biggest Winner Trainer/Coach
  • Youth Fitness Trainer/Coach
  • Won “Biggest Winner Challenge” – lost 35 pounds and has kept it off!
  • Hiked the South Rim, Bright Angel & Plateau Point Trails of the Grand Canyon
  • Avid outdoorsman, hiking, camping, kayaking, canoeing, biking
  • NRA instructor for skeet shot gun shooting, rifle target shooting, and range safety officer
  • Boy Scouts of America volunteer
  • Middle School basketball coach

Sue Meadows


  • AFAA Personal Trainer Certified
  • AFAA Group Exercise Instructor
  • AASDN Nutrition Specialist
  • Madd Dog Spinning Certification      
  • Madd Dog Spinning for Kids
  • AFAA Yoga Certified I,II, AND III
  • AFAA Pilates Certified
  • Aqua Fitness
  • PiYo Certified
  • Country Heat Certified
  • ZUMBA -Basic 1 (as of July)
  • Yoga 200 RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher)
  • American Red Cross CPR Certified
  • Fitness Professional 5 years
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