• Outdoor Strength

    • Rosalie Peri

      Rosalie Peri

      "To develop a realistic fitness plan takes planning, increasing your awareness and knowledge as to what your personal health and fitness goals are. With 25 years of experience in the Health and Fitness Industry, I can help you attain your goals."

      Rosalie is an RN, Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor with 20 + years of experience. She is a Registered 200 hour Yoga teacher, Certified in Personal Training by NSCA, Certified in Pilates Matwork, P90X and PiYo. Rosalie has worked at NAC for 22 years and has helped develop our extensive group fitness programming.

      Rosalie is also adjunct faculty at Smith College and teaches both credit and non-credit courses for Exercise and Sport Studies and Athletic Departments at Smith College.

       



      Certifications



      • RN
      • NCSA-CPT

      • P90X Certified
      • PiYo Certified
      • Pilates Matwork Certified
      •  




      Other Interests



      • Rosalie is also a Beachbody Coach, Mother of 3, has two Grandchildren, two cats, and is an avid gardener.





      Contact Rosalie




  • Outdoor Cycle

    High-intensity indoor cycling

    About

    High-intensity exercise using a stationary bicycle in our private cycling studio.  Climbs and sprints make each ride unpredictable, challenging and fun!
    • Jamie Messer

      Jamie Messer

      "Keep smiling because life is a beautiful thing and there's so much to smile about"

      Jamie began working at NAC in 2006 as part of the childcare staff. In 2015 she became a certified Spin Instructor and enjoys teaching at the Club twice a week. Aside from teaching spin Jamie works full-time as a Registered Dental Hygienist.

      Jamie received her Bachelors in Biology from University of Massachusetts in Amherst and then went on to receive a degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of New Haven in Connecticut.

      While Jamie is not working at NAC, she enjoys living a very active lifestyle including running and biking around the Valley.

       

      Education

      B.S. Biology, University of Massachusetts ’12
      A.S. Dental Hygiene, University of New Haven ’15

  • Outdoor Flexible Strength

    Movements and exercises designed to increase overall strength and flexibility

    About

    Flexible Strength integrates yoga-style movements with core-stabilization exercises and traditional strength moves designed to increase overall strength and flexibility.
    • Heather Paul

      Heather Paul

      "I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength."
      Phil 4:13

      Heather is an ACE certified group fitness instructor and personal trainer with over 20 years experience in the exercise industry. She graduated from UMASS Amherst in 1996 with a BFA in Dance, moved to NYC and attended the Alvin Ailey Summer Dance intensive. Heather then became more involved in teaching fitness classes and personal training in order to make a living.  After a brief move out to Boston, teaching and training out there, she found her roots back here in the Pioneer Valley. She has been at NAC since 2000.

      Heather’s passion is fitness and moving the body. She enjoys working with people, making them feel good about themselves and helping them to realize that exercise can be fun! Her goal for each of her classes is to put a smile on every participants face, and to have them leave wanting more.

      Heather enjoys being outside. She loves cycling–especially hills! Highlights from this past year include: the Berkshire/Highlands Pentathalon, the Great Hyannis Half Marathon, and the Mount Washington Auto Road Hillclimb– where she won her age group! Heather believes in setting goals for herself to keep her motivated and to give her something to work toward.

      When Heather is not teaching or training, she keeps busy with her 4 children, Luke, Ava, Cody and Joey. She bakes every Sunday night, enjoys her dark chocolate just about every day, and can often be found at the Woodstar or Bueno y Sano.

       


      Education/Certifications



      • BFA Dance UMASS Amherst
      • ACE certified Group Fitness Instructor
      • ACE certified Personal Trainer



      Other Interests



      • Favorite color is pink– I wear it almost every day!





      Contact Heather




       

  • Outdoor HIIT & Sculpt

    High Intensity Interval Training

    About

      HIIT & Sculpt is a total body, heart pumping, aerobic and strength conditioning workout.  This interval-based class combines full-body strength training with high intensity cardio bursts designed to tone your body & improve your endurance.
    • Andrea Zawacki

      Andrea Zawacki

      Make it count!

      In 1990, while a student at UMass, Andrea began teaching aerobics.  Four years later, in 1994, after completing Rosalie Peri’s Fitness Instructor Training program, she became an AFAA certified group fitness instructor and began teaching classes at Northampton Athletic Club.

       



      Training/Certifications



      • AFAA group fitness certified since 1994

      • TRX certified





      Contact Andrea



      • CAZawacki@charter.net



  • Outdoor Pilates

    Core-strengthening mat class

    About

      A core-strengthening mat class based on the teaching of Joseph Pilates. This class focuses on total body conditioning, core work, and specific breathing techniques while challenging your muscles and improving your flexibility.
    • Rosalie Peri

      Rosalie Peri

      "To develop a realistic fitness plan takes planning, increasing your awareness and knowledge as to what your personal health and fitness goals are. With 25 years of experience in the Health and Fitness Industry, I can help you attain your goals."

      Rosalie is an RN, Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor with 20 + years of experience. She is a Registered 200 hour Yoga teacher, Certified in Personal Training by NSCA, Certified in Pilates Matwork, P90X and PiYo. Rosalie has worked at NAC for 22 years and has helped develop our extensive group fitness programming.

      Rosalie is also adjunct faculty at Smith College and teaches both credit and non-credit courses for Exercise and Sport Studies and Athletic Departments at Smith College.

       



      Certifications



      • RN
      • NCSA-CPT

      • P90X Certified
      • PiYo Certified
      • Pilates Matwork Certified
      •  




      Other Interests



      • Rosalie is also a Beachbody Coach, Mother of 3, has two Grandchildren, two cats, and is an avid gardener.





      Contact Rosalie




  • Outdoor Step

    Cardiovascular workout using the height-adjustable platform

    About

    Step uses the height-adjustable platform for just the right challenge.  Get a great cardiovascular workout with motivating music and creative combinations! **Please note: The class day and time may vary for Step each week based on the instructor's availability, so please check with the Front Desk at 585-8500 ext. 6 to confirm**
    • Beth Rossi

      Beth Rossi

      "Life's too short to sweat the little stuff. Don't get mad, just get going!"

      Beth is a native of Northampton. She graduated from Northampton High school in 1976 and UMASS Amherst in 1981. She works for her family business in Hatfield.

      “I have been working at NAC since dinosaurs walked the earth. I have also been employed as a Mom since 2001. I have two daughters who assure me I’m due for a raise soon! I love to walk and hike and mow my lawn, but being a group fitness instructor at NAC is one of the most fun, gratifying jobs I know!”



      Training



      • AFAA Certified in Group Fitness for over 25 years

      • AFAA Certified Pilates Instructor



      Other Interests



      • Beth enjoys lakes and sunshine in the summer and a good fireplace in winter.





      Contact Beth



      • trashgirl1@comcast.net



       

  • Outdoor Total Body Sculpt

    Trains, tones and tightens your entire body

    About

      A comprehensive total body workout to train, tone, and tighten your entire body while improving muscular strength and endurance. Various types of equipment such as weights, body bars and bosu balance trainers may be used throughout class.
    • Heather Paul

      Heather Paul

      "I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength."
      Phil 4:13

      Heather is an ACE certified group fitness instructor and personal trainer with over 20 years experience in the exercise industry. She graduated from UMASS Amherst in 1996 with a BFA in Dance, moved to NYC and attended the Alvin Ailey Summer Dance intensive. Heather then became more involved in teaching fitness classes and personal training in order to make a living.  After a brief move out to Boston, teaching and training out there, she found her roots back here in the Pioneer Valley. She has been at NAC since 2000.

      Heather’s passion is fitness and moving the body. She enjoys working with people, making them feel good about themselves and helping them to realize that exercise can be fun! Her goal for each of her classes is to put a smile on every participants face, and to have them leave wanting more.

      Heather enjoys being outside. She loves cycling–especially hills! Highlights from this past year include: the Berkshire/Highlands Pentathalon, the Great Hyannis Half Marathon, and the Mount Washington Auto Road Hillclimb– where she won her age group! Heather believes in setting goals for herself to keep her motivated and to give her something to work toward.

      When Heather is not teaching or training, she keeps busy with her 4 children, Luke, Ava, Cody and Joey. She bakes every Sunday night, enjoys her dark chocolate just about every day, and can often be found at the Woodstar or Bueno y Sano.

       


      Education/Certifications



      • BFA Dance UMASS Amherst
      • ACE certified Group Fitness Instructor
      • ACE certified Personal Trainer



      Other Interests



      • Favorite color is pink– I wear it almost every day!





      Contact Heather




       

    • Deb Oakley

      Deb Oakley

    • Andrea Zawacki

      Andrea Zawacki

      Make it count!

      In 1990, while a student at UMass, Andrea began teaching aerobics.  Four years later, in 1994, after completing Rosalie Peri’s Fitness Instructor Training program, she became an AFAA certified group fitness instructor and began teaching classes at Northampton Athletic Club.

       



      Training/Certifications



      • AFAA group fitness certified since 1994

      • TRX certified





      Contact Andrea



      • CAZawacki@charter.net



  • Outdoor Boot Camp

    Resistance Training

    About

    You know the drill...anything goes in Boot Camp! Reap the benefits of this ultimate calorie-burning workout through challenging combinations of cardiovascular drills and resistance training. This high energy workout will increase aerobic and anaerobic capacity!
    • Adrian Burgos

      Adrian Burgos

      "I believe that exercise should be fun and that every workout should include something new and different. I participate in many different sports, so my classes and personal training workouts include exercises from a variety of sports. You'll never get bored with my personal training workouts or classes."

      I’ve been a personal trainer in the Valley for thirteen years. I also worked at Canyon Ranch as a fitness instructor. I presently teach TRX, P90X, and bootcamp classes at the NAC. I also train clients with free weights, body weight training, TRX, boxing, kick boxing, kettlebells, bosu, stability ball, and speed and agility drills. My specialty is boxing as well as weight loss, toning, and helping clients to achieve overall muscularity.

       

      Education

      BA Westfield State University
      National Academy of Sports Medicine Person Trainer

      TRX Group Instructor

      P90x Personal Trainer

      NAGA New England Grappling Championship 2003 – 2nd

      New England Judo Championship 2013 – 1st

       

      Other Interests

      Mountain biking, Skim boarding, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Boxing, Kick boxing, MMA, Cross Country Skiing

      I have also taught several clients to stand on the stability ball.

       

      Contact Adrian

      E-mail: adrianoburgos@gmail.com
      Phone: 413-320-7354