Greate Bay

Group Fitness Instructors

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Jill Barrella

BODYPUMP™ & BODYCOMBAT™ INSTRUCTOR

Meet Jill, a dedicated fitness enthusiast with a passion for Les Mills programs. Certified in Les Mills BodyCombat since 2017, Jill pursued advanced training in 2019 to further enhance her skills. In 2020, she added BodyPump certification to her repertoire. Recently, Jill discovered a love for running and aims to run a full marathon next year. With a commitment to personal growth and inspiring others, Jill’s journey embodies determination and passion. Join her on her exhilarating fitness journey today!

Denyne Bennett

CYCLE & YOGA INSTRUCTOR

Denyne is a certified 200-hour yoga instructor and a full-time student. As a teacher, she knows that yoga is not a ‘one size fits all’ practice and that every person is on a different path. She offers her students the opportunity to take whatever path they choose to find their peace. She finds immense joy, satisfaction, and inspiration in seeing students discover their personalized practice and hopes to bring a nurturing environment to everyone.

Debbie Best

PERSONAL TRAINER & SILVER SNEAKERS INSTRUCTOR

With over 15 years of personal training experience, Debbie Best is a highly skilled and passionate fitness expert. As a certified functional movement specialist (FMS), Debbie possesses a deep understanding of optimizing movement patterns for enhanced performance and injury prevention.

Debbie has collaborated with physical therapists in the area, supporting patients on their journey to recovery from various injuries. She specializes in working with clients recovering from breast cancer, providing compassionate and empowering fitness guidance throughout their wellness journey. Moreover, Debbie has a strong focus on assisting senior clients with balance, strength, and weight training. Recognizing the specific needs of individuals with osteoporosis and osteopenia, she creates safe and effective exercise regimens to improve bone density, enhance stability, and promote a higher quality of life.

Debbie thrives on helping clients achieve their personal fitness goals and firmly believes that embracing a fitness lifestyle holds the key to unlocking one’s full potential.

 

Kim Bray

YOGA INSTRUCTOR

Kim has been a member of the Greate Bay family for over 14 years! Teaching yoga at GBRF allows her the creative outlet she craves while also granting her the ability to teach different skill levels and styles. Kim is a registered instructor with Yoga Alliance with a designation of E-RYT 2000. Kim loves what she gets to do for a living and can’t wait to practice with you soon!

 

Lenka Bystrianska

BODYPUMP™ INSTRUCTOR

My name is Lenka Bystrianska. I joined the Greate Bay family in 2022 to share my passion for fitness with our members. I have been a certified group fitness instructor since 2016. I am a huge fan of group fitness because it helped me to improve my strength and endurance. And I love helping others to do the same! Helping members gain strength and power while feeling supported by their team members is what I Love to do!

Marissa Caruso

YOGA & MAT PILATES INSTRUCTOR

Marissa’s mission as an instructor is simple – she believes in helping people find their personal strength through progression & commitment. She feels the mental & physical are equally important in building a healthy lifestyle. She belives that together we can achieve our goals while learning safe & proper form for the results you are looking for.

With a 200 hour yoga certification as well as additional certifications in power yoga, yin yoga, yoga hiit, pilates, barre, and personal training; Marissa is here to guide you through your fitness journey with loads of expertise! 

Dion Coley

PERSONAL TRAINER & BAND-A-BELLS INSTRUCTOR

Meet Dion, our awesome Certified Personal Trainer. With 20+ years of experience and a background as a collegiate athlete, Dion knows what it takes to achieve your fitness goals. ⁠

He’s got lifetime certification from NESTA and is certified from AAAI/ISMA, and he’s also a Bootcamp and Small-Group fitness instructor. But what we love most about Dion is his COMPACT Fitness style and technique that’s perfect for any fitness level!

From NJ to NY, he’s helped people get stronger, fitter, and happier. So if you’re looking for a healthy lifestyle and quality life, come train with Dion!

 

Rosemarie Fiscus

CYCLE INSTRUCTOR

Ro Fiscus boasts an impressive 25-year career as an aerobics instructor, demonstrating her dedication to fitness and well-being. Prior to her aerobics career, Ro was a cheerleader and dancer, showcasing her passion for movement and athleticism. Happily married with three children, Ro calls Ventnor her home and enjoys activities such as beach outings, kayaking, swimming, working out, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Join Ro in her classes and experience her wealth of knowledge and commitment to fitness firsthand.

Lacey Giannetta

PERSONAL TRAINER

With a passion for health and fitness, Lacey Giannetta is dedicated to helping individuals find passion and enjoyment in movement while also guiding them to reach their full potential. As a certified personal trainer with 11 years of experience, Lacey specializes in designing customized workout programs tailored to each client’s individual needs and goals.

Having earned a master’s certification from the American Sports and Fitness Association, Lacey possesses the knowledge and expertise to coach and train in a variety of different styles, with a specialty in CrossFit and Olympic lifting. 

Lacey’s goal is to create and maintain a supportive and motivating environment that empowers clients to surpass their limits and discover their true capabilities. She strongly believes that fitness extends beyond the physical aspect and plays a pivotal role in mental health and overall wellness.

Lacey approaches fitness as a positive and beneficial outlet for the mind, emphasizing the importance of staying present, focused, and connecting the mind and body.

Sam Hammond

CYCLE INSTRUCTOR

After being a cycle addict in Philadelphia for years, Sam moved to the Jersey Shore and became AAAI/ISMA certified. She has been a cycling instructor for the past seven years. Her classes blend endurance riding, upper body push ups on the handle bar, and free weights on the bike for a total body workout. Powerful music will motivate riders to leave it all on the bike. Sam’s motto is to “go hard today so you feel it tomorrow.”

Come grind and climb with Sam and see what it’s all about! When Sam isn’t on the bike, you can find her walking the Ocean City Bridge or on the beach with a good book.

Deb Mazzeo

CYCLE, YOGA & SILVER SNEAKERS INSTRUCTOR

Deb boasts an impressive 28-year career as a fitness instructor, with her passion for yoga igniting a decade ago. Certified as a yoga instructor for the past 7 years, she has remained dedicated to her practice ever since

Luke Moncman

PERSONAL TRAINER

Luke Moncman is thrilled to join the Greate Bay Personal Training Team. His journey into fitness began in middle school when he started working out with his dad and quickly developed a passion for it. This early exposure taught him the value of pushing his limits and imparted many life lessons.

Luke is a 2017 graduate of St. Augustine Prep, where he excelled in lacrosse, basketball, and rugby. Initially committing to play lacrosse at Salisbury University, he ultimately chose to pursue other passions, transferring to Monmouth University and graduating in 2021 with a degree in Business Administration, concentrating in International Business.

Currently, Luke works in sales for International Game Technology, selling slot machines to casinos in the Northeast. His competitive nature extended into CrossFit, where he competed seriously and developed a passion for Olympic weightlifting, appreciating its technical demands.

Luke’s training philosophy incorporates a diverse mix of bodybuilding, HIIT, and strength training. He believes in the importance of not just being strong, but also being physically fit, and strives to make gym sessions enjoyable by incorporating a variety of movements beyond the traditional. His impressive achievements include a 500+ pound deadlift, 500+ pound back squat, 430+ pound front squat, 315+ pound bench press, 350 pound squat clean, and a 315 pound clean and jerk. Luke’s dedication to fitness and varied approach to training make him a valuable addition to the Greate Bay Personal Training Team.

Jen Nagle

PERSONAL TRAINER & ZUMBA® INSTRUCTOR

Jen is a NASM certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist hailing from Egg Harbor Township. Her training journey began at the early age of 16 when she coached tennis at the Egg Harbor Township Parks and Rec Center, and would continue to do so for 5 more summers. Jen went on to play tennis at club level at Rowan University, where she earned her degree in Psychology. In 2019, she had her first personal trainer, which inspired her to be on as well after falling in love with strength training. She has since been a personal trainer at The Edge Fitness Club in Delran, AtlantiCare Life Center in Egg Harbor Township, and Retro Fitness in Tuckerton.

Jen believes in the importance of consistency in one’s fitness journey, and strives to mentor clients on integrating health and fitness into each and every one of their unique lifestyles so good habits stay with them! Jen is ready to help you succeed at Greate Bay!

Stacey Price

PERSONAL TRAINER & YOGA INSTRUCTOR

Meet Stacey Price, a personal trainer and yoga instructor hailing from Ventnor, NJ. With a B.S. in Kinesiology from Jacksonville University, Stacey rowed division I for four years, competing in the NCAA national championship each year. After her athletic career, Stacey moved into coaching, earning her M.S. in Kinesiology from Jacksonville University and M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from Temple University. Stacey is also a certified Yoga Alliance 200 hour RYT after completing a two-week intensive retreat in Mexico. In addition, Stacey is a lifeguard for Ventnor Beach Patrol, where she has competed in lifeguard races every summer since 2013.

Stacey has a passion for the beach, surfing, and all things rowing related. Her focus is on helping others establish a strong mind-body connection to boost confidence and optimize wellness.