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Personal Training

All  adult health plan members (18+) of the Manatee YourChoice Health Plan receive 5 personal training sessions per calendar year at no cost. You can choose to work out one-on-one or with a small group of friends. There are a variety of trainers with varying specialties and locations to choose from.
Ways to use your sessions
  • Start a new workout regime
  • Begin or change your existing program
  • ·Get input to maximize your results
  • ·Post Therapy Rehabilitation & Development
  • Exercise/Weight Loss Coaching
  • At Home Workout Planning
How much do personal training sessions cost?

Every member of the health plan receives 5 free sessions each calendar year. The sessions do not roll over and are non-transferrable. Make sure to use all 5 sessions before December 31st of the current year. For PT sessions beyond the 5 free, members can negotiate the fee directly with the trainer.

Where are the personal training sessions located?

Locations may vary depending on the client’s needs and requests. Location is decided by the trainer and client.

Is there an age limit?

You must be 18 years of age or older to receive one-on-one personal training sessions. 

Schedule an Appointment:

To schedule an appointment, please reach out to the trainer directly. If you need assistance selecting a trainer, contact Dan Trongone.

Allison Blaustein

Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor

Allison Blaustein offers therapeutic Yoga at Manatee YourChoice. Therapeutic Yoga groups or private sessions will address the specific needs of each individual by utilizing the most effective Yogic tools. In general, all sessions are going to increase the participant’s ability to create and sustain a higher level of the relaxation response and a sense of mindfulness, that will benefit over all well-being.

Allison Blaustein

Anna Neal

Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor

Anna is an ACSM Personal Trainer and the Ms. Health & Fitness 2017 International Winner. Now a mommy of two beautiful children, she is re-learning to juggle work, exercise, eat healthy, and wear all the hats! Anna is a personable individual whose goal is to offer a strong training experience to help you achieve any goal you have in mind!  

Anna Neal

Andre Hendriex

Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor

Born and raised in Palmetto, Florida, Andre has dedicated a third of his life to achieving his own fitness goals. He understands the challenges that come with personal growth, but is a firm believer that with determination, support, and consistency anyone can exceed their goals. 

Andre Hendriex

Arnoldo Arrate

Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor

Originally from Cuba, Arnoldo has a great passion for Sport and Fitness. He holds a black belt 4th degree in Karate and is a former Cuban National Karate Team Coach. He has mastered other sports like Baseball, Boxing, Tennis and Golf.

Arnoldo Arrate

Erika Marie

Personal Trainer

Originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana, I moved to the Bradenton area in 2003.  My passion for health and fitness began years ago when I lost 30 pounds by incorporating a lifestyle of healthy eating and exercise.  After I moved to Florida, I decided to turn my passion into my career.  I haven't looked back since!

Erika Marie

Jenny Greene

Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor

Jenny is a certified yoga instructor with 300 hours of training from Aura Wellness Center and 200 additional hours from Yoga Bradenton as well as being an E-RYT200 with Yoga Alliance. Yoga began as just a physical practice to relieve pain for Jenny so she could continue to run and take part in high intensity, high impact workouts. However, after practicing for only a few months she began to notice the mental and spiritual benefits of yoga as well and began to incorporate a more well-rounded practice.

Jenny Greene

LaRae Brownewell

Personal Trainer

LaRae Brownewell has a love for helping people find a more balanced place in their own body and seeking to create a joyful experience to enrich both the body and the spirit. After a very severe accident, LaRae could no longer walk across a room. It took a year for her body to heal. Because of that, she began to see a deeper value in her Yoga & Pilates practice.

LaRae Brownewell

Mike Little

Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor

Mike is originally from farm country outside of Sioux City, Iowa but mostly grew up in the Lakewood area of Colorado. His post high school education was at Colorado State University. He participated in all kinds of sport activities from a young age where he started forming and shaping his ideas about health and fitness. He's been an avid fitness enthusiast for over 40 years and has his training certificate from the American College of Sports Medicine.

Mike Little

Sharon Thomas

Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor

Sharon, E-RYT500, has had the privilege of teaching Yoga since 2010.  Her warm, authentic and lighthearted approach encourages students to practice honest exploration through the movement of Yoga.  Whether you are working on finding flexibility, cultivating body awareness, improving posture or relief from stress, she is dedicated to creating a meaningful experience to help you find the benefits of yoga.  Sharon creates accessible classes with modifications.  Private sessions are geared towards your personal goals.  Sharon has a bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Eckerd College and loves to use language to guide students into their bodies and their lives. 

Sharon Thomas

Tracy Lightburne

Personal Trainer, Fitness Instructor & Certified Health & Wellness Coach

Tracy has worked in the health & wellness industry for over 18 years. Her educational background includes a Master’s degree in Exercise Science & a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education. Tracy is a Certified Health & Wellness Coach, Personal Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor who specializes in weight loss/management, function & mobility, as well as injury prevention.

Tracy Lightburne

William Morland

Personal Trainer

William Morland is a native from Manatee County and a graduate of Manatee High School.  Will has worked at Bradenton Bootcamp & Fitness and Planet Fitness as a Certified Personal Trainer, Coach and Group Fitness Instructor. Will has a passion to help people in all aspects of life; mind, body, and spirit.

William Morland