With the successful completion of its Capital Campaign, surpassing its goal at more than $9.5 million, the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (the J) announced its new name: the Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia.

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Trainer Bios

Our team of certified personal trainers creates goal-based programs focusing on your needs to keep your workouts systematic so you are injury free. We want our clients to leave the J feeling fueled with motivation and satisfaction. Most importantly, we also want to make sure that our clients gain the knowledge and the confidence to continue their workouts on their own to live a healthy and balanced life.

Our Personal Training Packages include, but are not limited to:

  • Injury prevention, post-injury/surgery
  • Improving core to reduce back pain
  • General physical fitness
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Sport-specific (Martial Arts, bodybuilding, running, etc.)
  • Weight loss
  • Food and meal planning
  • Stress management
  • Mind, body, and spirit
  • Youth fitness training (ages 11-13)

Meet our Trainers 

 

Matt Alvin, Fitness Facilities Manager

Matt Alvin has been in the fitness industry for more than 30 years and has been working in the Pozez JCC Sports, Fitness and Aquatics department since 1996. He is a certified Personal Trainer through AFPA, certified Kickboxing/Boxing Coach, and holds a 3rd Degree Blackbelt from the American Karate/Kickboxing Institute. What Matt most enjoys about working at the Pozez JCC are the friendly members and being able to share his love of fitness.  Matt specializes in fitness boxing training, kickboxing, strength and conditioning, and injury rehabilitation. His training philosophy is “fitness is forever.”  

 

Certifications:

  • Certified Personal Trainer (AFPA)
  • 3rd Degree Blackbelt; (American Karate Institute, Virginia)
  • 2nd Degree Blackbelt; (American Karate System, Michigan)
  • 1st Degree Blackbelt; (American Karate System, Michigan)
  • CPR/AED Certified

Specialties:

  • Fitness Boxing Training
  • Kickboxing Training
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Injury Rehabilitation/ Post-Physical Therapy

Jane Hansen, Personal Trainer

Jane Hansen has enjoyed exercise and fitness through years of jogging and being a group instructor teaching Jazzercise classes. Jane has been with the Pozez JCC since 1992 as a certified Jazzercise Instructor and Personal Trainer, and she recently completed her degree in Exercise Science from George Mason University. What Jane enjoys most about working at the Pozez JCC is getting to know the members and learning more about Jewish heritage and traditions.  Jane specializes in core training, weight training, adults/senior fitness and working with clients with osteopenia.

Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science (GMU)
  • Certified Personal Trainer/Biggest Loser Pro (AFAA)
  • Certified Jazzercise, Piloxing, SilverSneakers Instructor
  • CPR/AED Certified

Specialties:

  • Core Training
  • Adult Strength and Conditioning
  • Osteopenia

Cindy Rosen, Personal Trainer

Cindy has been a member of the J community for several years but recently joined our Personal Training staff.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education from Penn State University and was in the United States Marine Corps for 24 years before becoming a certified Personal Trainer through the National Personal Training Institute.  She has taught aerobics classes as well as swimming lessons and has a wide range of fitness knowledge and certifications including kettlebells, TRX and much more making her a very well-rounded trainer. Cindy enjoys working with people and helping them reach their personal fitness goals. She loves it when her clients say “I never thought I could do this but now I can!” 

Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education (Penn State University)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (NPTI)
  • Kettle Bell Certification
  • TRX Certification

Specialties:

  • Weight Loss & Maintenance
  • Flexibility Training
  • General Health and Fitness

Viktoriia Pasichnyk, Personal Trainer

She is a Certified Personal Trainer, professional ballroom dancer. Viktoriia participated in competitive ballroom dance and won many international competitions, including Washington Dance-O-Rama 2016. This love of dance influences Viktoria’s current training techniques. “I love being a personal trainer because it feels great to help people feel better and it’s also healthy and fun. I like to motivate and inspire my clients. I love seeing them walk out of the session feeling amazing and strong. Sometimes I can’t believe how lucky I am to play such a big role in people’s lives.”

Certifications: 

  • Bachelor of Arts in Choreography (LVIV, UA)
  • NASM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer)
  • NASM WLS (Weight Loss Specialist)
  • NASM WFS ( Women’s Fitness Specialization- training women of all ages and body types, including younger, pre- and postnatal, and older women)
  • CPR/AED certified

Specialties:

  • Meal Planning and Nutrition
  • Wellness
  • Functional Training
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Sports Performance
  • Fitness and Bodybuilding

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©2019 Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA 22031
Phone: 703.323.0880 • Fax: 703.323.1993

Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. EIN: 54-1145849

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