Personal Training

We are dedicated to helping you live a healthier, more active life…

It does not matter what your fitness goals are;

we will design a program to help you achieve your goals.

We believe that all of our clients have inner strength. Our job is to help awaken that strength. Fitness is not just about running on a treadmill, doing pushups, or having someone yell at you. It is about guiding and giving you the tools that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Whether you want to improve your shape, increase endurance, build bone density, lose weight, boost energy, increase coordination and balance, or simply look and feel better, our trainers will design a program specifically for you, motivate you, monitor your progress, and make sure your workouts are safe and effective.


Meet our Personal Trainers

To help find the right fit for you, contact the personal trainer directly, or contact Dori Venditti, J-Fitness General Manager, at 401.421.4111 ext. 210 or dvenditti@jewishallianceri.org.

 

Dori Venditti is the General Manager for J-Fitness. A lifelong athlete, she has more than 20 years of experience in the fitness and wellness industry, including over a decade in corporate fitness. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Rhode Island and obtained her MA license in Physical Education.

With a specialty for coaching people on behavior changes leading to a lifestyle of positive well-being, she is a certified Health Coach and Medical Exercise Specialist. She also holds national certifications in Pilates, Sport Yoga, Strength Training, Nutrition, and Personal Training, and she is trained to teach a variety of movement disciplines. A former Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) competitor, Dori has finished four Tough Mudder endurance events and more than 10 obstacle course races.

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Tom Marchand has nearly 50 years of weight training experience, first as an athlete, then as a coach.

In 1984, he was the RI State 148-pound champion in both Powerlifting and Olympic Lifting, eventually deadlifting nearly triple his body weight. From 1985-1991, he was co-owner of the Phoenix Weight Training Center in Wickford, RI. During this period, he also coached the New England Power Team which won the 1989 American Drug Free Powerlifting Association (ADFPA) Women’s’ National Powerlifting Championship, as well as an eventual 3 time World Powerlifting Champion.

His athletes set numerous New England weightlifting records in the 80s and 90s, when he also assisted in the training of the woman who briefly held the RI Junior record in the 10-mile run.

He is certified by the internationally recognized American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is also a USA Weightlifting National Coach.

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Rob Castellucci has been involved in the fitness industry for more than 10 years, and he works with an array of different populations including healthy adults, youth, athletes, and injured/rehabbing clients. Whether it is a bootcamp-style circuit class, strength/power training, cardio, or calisthenics and stretching, he is qualified and ready to coach.

Rob graduated summa cum laude from the University of Rhode Island in three years with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. He is an American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Exercise Physiologist and is also certified in TRX.

Rob has always been a sports fanatic and was a captain of his high school basketball, baseball, and football teams. With this athletic background, he has been able to work with many athletes, including youth, to combine specific strength training with skill drills relevant to their sport.

Rob wants to help others realize that with a positive attitude and hard work, one’s goals can be achieved. Success comes from creating realistic goals, having fun, enjoying the process, and finding what works best for you.

Click here to contact Rob.

 

Allie Tetreault has been in the fitness industry for more than 24 years. She is an American Fitness Association of America (AFAA) Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor.

She is also a member of the American Aerobic Association/ International Sport Medicine (AAA/ISMA). Allie teaches a number of disciplines including yoga and kickboxing.  She is an aquatics trainer and strength training coach as well as a Les Mills instructor. She is also certified to teach “Walk Reebok” techniques and is a Breast Cancer Wellness Coach.

Her passion for fitness has helped her to work with a wide range of people including millennials, baby boomers, military personnel, and anyone who just wants to get in shape.

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Deanna DiSalvo’s passion for fitness began more than 20 years ago when she became an AFAA (American Fitness Association of America) certified Reebok Step and Aerobic class instructor. She is truly enthusiastic about helping individuals reach their health and fitness goals.

As a National Qualifier in National Physique Committee – Women’s Bodybuilding, Deanna became a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer in order to be able to share and expand her knowledge in the area of physique transformations. She

believes that creating a healthier body takes commitment and her specialty is helping clients achieve their personal best, whether they are training for an event, want to stay in shape, or need to maintain strength and continue with daily activities.

Click here to contact Deanna.

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