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Locally owned, upbeat fitness studio here to transform your lifestyle! 

 

Exercise your body + mind.

Experience a supportive, motivational team that reaches beyond workouts.

Exceed goals + expectations.

Awards:

  • People's Choice Awards - '20 & '21 Best Gym Peopl'es Choice Awards - '21 Best Group Fitness

  • Best of CU - '20 & '21 Best Gym.

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J.Gil Fitness

J.Gil Fitness is your friend with health benefits.♡  

Exercise mind and body.

Experience a self care club.

⯁  Exceed goals to transform your lifestyle.

Awards:

  • Voted Best Gym by People's Choice '20, '21 & '22 and Best of CU '20 & '21.

  • Voted Best Group Fitness by People's Choice '21.

  • Voted Best Yoga Studio by People's Choice '23.

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Katie

Katie learned the benefits of fitness both physically and mentally during the pandemic.  She loves the energy a group of individuals brings to the gym, and is excited to share her passion with others as a certified TRX coach. Katie enjoys having the balance of being able to decompress through working out after a day's work as a project manager in the water and wastewater industry. At home you can catch her hanging out with her two pugs and cat.

Certifications:

  • Certified TRX Coach

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Jenn

In addition to running the Studio, Jenn works full-time in the Finance industry, which brings an understanding of busy schedules and the self-care necessary to stay healthy (both mentally and physically) while keeping up.

 

Certifications:

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer

  • NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist

  • NASM Virtual Coaching Specialist

  • AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor

  • YogaRenew Certified Yoga Teacher-200

  • PTAG Exercise & Stress Management

  • FiTour Myofascial Release

  • TRX, BarreAbove with Pilates Focus, Rumble by R.I.P.P.E.D., and more...

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Sarah

As a certified personal trainer, nutritionist, and behavior mindset coach with a degree in Health & Human Service, Sarah is passionate about helping people live a healthier, longer, and stronger life. Sarah has also been employed at the University of Illinois for over 25 years.  She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and quiet nights at home with her two kids, two cats, and labradoodle.


Certifications:
• B.S. Health & Human Services
• ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
• Precision Nutrition Level 1 Specialist
• Precision Nutrition Advanced Specialist in Change Psychology

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Tiffany

Tiffany is a lifelong athlete with a background in martial arts, who has participated in a multitude of races including marathons, half marathons, 5K’s, and Ragnar’s. She teaches a variety of formats including aerobic based workouts, HIIT, Strength and Conditioning, Functional Training, and Core Strength classes. She is passionate about connecting people to their fitness and will motivate and inspire everyone as they pursue their fitness journey.

 

Certifications:

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer

  • AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor

  • High Fitness, BarreAbove with Pilates Focus, and more...

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Erin

Erin began teaching group fitness because it looked like fun, and ended up turning health and wellness into a career! As a certified personal trainer and health coach she enjoys helping individuals achieve their personal goals. Erin is the Wellness Program Manager for a large national company and spends time educating team members about wellness and ways to stay healthy and happy at work. At home she spends time with my two cats, basset hound and fiancé.
 

 

Certifications:

  • B.S. Health and Wellness

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer

  • ACE Health Coach

  • ACE Weight Management Specialist

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Open by appointment.

313B S. Staley Rd.
Champaign, IL 61821

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  • What are the operating hours of JGF?
    J.Gil Fitness is open by appointment only. You can reach us by email or phone (217-393-9200) almost any time. J.Gil Fitness reserves the right to modify and/or cancel any class, session, trainer, program, and/or event with written notice when possible. See our terms and conditions for additional information.
  • What should I bring to training sessions?
    Participants are required to bring an exercise mat to all classes/sessions. Bringing a sweat towel and water bottle is encouraged. Equipment is provided for in-studio training sessions. For online, live virtual, and on-demand trainings, you are responsible for your own equipment. Equipment required for Group Training classes will be sent by chat to booked participants prior to class start. We ask that all personal items remain in the lobby while training and taken with you each time you leave. We do not provide long term storage at the studio. J.Gil Fitness is not responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen personal equipment or items. While we love our community’s young and furry ones, unattended children and pets are not permitted in the studio. ​
  • Should I train after any injury?
    You know your body best. We always practice safety first and encourage you to consult with a Physician before starting any fitness and/or nutrition program, and any time you have experienced an injury. If you were seen by a Physician for an injury, a signed release is required prior to training with us again.
  • Where is JGF located?
    Our private fitness studio is located at 313B S. Staley Rd. in Champaign, IL. You'll take the first turn just North of the gas station at Staley and Springfield. Look for the only white door - that's us! Parking is available directly in front of the studio with additional parking available in the warehouse parking lot just North of the studio. Please do not park directly in front of a garage door that is not ours. You can also connect with us for live virtual trainings via Zoom. Link is provided for booked sessions via the calendar and confirmation email. And don't forget our streaming platform, ONJGF. Free content is also available on YouTube.
  • Who can train with JGF?
    J.Gil Fitness is a safe space for every body, and all fitness levels are welcome. You must be 18 or older to participate, exceptions may be made on an individual basis for Personal Training only. Please consult with a Physician prior to the start of any fitness and/or nutrition program. While we love our community’s young and furry ones, unattended children and pets are not permitted in the studio.
  • How do I modify my package or membership?
    Subject to certain restrictions by law, all sales are final. Your purchase of any package or membership may be cancelled by you in writing within 3 business days after initial purchase, and all monies paid, subject to any portion used, shall be refunded to you. To modify or cancel your existing package(s) or membership(s), email us at least 15 days prior to the next billing cycle. Requests received via other methods will not be processed. Requests to modify or cancel a membership received within 15 days of the next billing cycle will result in one additional billing (as outlined by membership) charged. Please note that any required commitment terms as outlined at time of purchase may affect eligibility to modify or cancel a package and/or membership. J.Gil Fitness offers the option pause any membership up to 3 billing cycles per rolling calendar year. Requests to pause will be processed for only one billing cycle per request. To pause your existing membership(s), email us at least 15 days prior to the next billing cycle. Requests received via other methods will not be processed. Requests received within 15 days of the next billing cycle will result in one additional billing (as outlined by membership) charged. A $15 fee will be assessed on any request to pause, and will be applied to your account as a credit towards your next full membership billing cycle. Please note that any required commitment terms as outlined at time of purchase will be extended respectively with with any pause request. Please see our terms and conditions for additional information. Not sure when you purchased your package and/or membership? Check out the purchase date and next billing date under the "Active Packages & Memberships" section of the website or app.
  • How do I join JGF?
    To make it easy to join J.Gil Fitness, we offer your first class or consultation free! After that, you can join JGF through a variety of Group Training, Personal Training, Nutrition Coaching, and ONJGF packages and memberships to transform your lifestyle. Ultimately, your goals and experience will determine the right package and/or membership for you. Subject to certain restrictions by law, all sales are final. Your purchase of any package or membership may be cancelled by you in writing within 3 business days after initial purchase, and all monies paid, subject to any portion used, shall be refunded to you. Please see our section on how to modify a package and/or membership after 3 business days has passed from initial purchase. Packages and memberships are not eligible for transfer or exchange, and cannot be shared amongst clients. Please refer to our terms and conditions for additional information.
  • How do I access virtual sessions and ONJGF?
    Live virtual training sessions can be accessed via the streaming link on the calendar, or your booking confirmation email. ONJGF can be accessed via the website or App.
  • Are advanced bookings required for Group Training?
    We keep our class sizes small so advanced booking is required for all Group Training. Classes can be booked as early as 3 days prior to class start. In-studio bookings close at class start. Virtual bookings close 30 minutes prior to class start. Sign up via the Group Training Calendar or Fit by WIX App with an active package or membership. Class full? Try the waitlist. We'll notify you if a spot becomes available. Please review our cancellation policy within our terms & conditions.
  • Do Group Training class credits expire?
    Group Training membership credits expire at the end of each billing cycle. Group Training 5X and 10X drop in package credits expire 6 months and 1 year from purchase date as noted at time of purchase. Please review our terms and conditions for additional information.
  • What is the cancellation policy for Group Training classes?
    Classes may be cancelled up to 3 hours prior to start without penalty. Cancel via the website or app. Classes cancelled within 3 hours of class start will result in loss of that class credit. No shows result in loss of class credit. Classes with less than 2 booked participants will be cancelled by the Studio approximately 3 hours prior to start time or 9P CST prior to AM classes. Classes cancelled by the Studio prior to start time will have no penalty. J.Gil Fitness does not guarantee the Group Training schedule, and reserves the right to modify or cancel any class, schedule, trainer, or program with written notice when possible. Please review our terms & conditions for additional details.
  • Do Nutrition Coaching sessions expire?
    Nutrition Coaching sessions do not expire with an active Nutrition Coaching membership. Nutrition Coaching sessions expire immediately without an active Nutrition Coaching membership. Please review our terms and conditions for additional information.
  • Are advanced bookings required for sessions?
    Yes. The studio is open by appointment only. Your Trainer will book your personal training or nutrition coaching sessions in advance. Your scheduled sessions can be viewed via the website or app. Please review our cancellation policy within our terms & conditions.
  • Do Personal Training sessions expire?
    Personal Training sessions do not expire with an active Personal Training membership. Personal Training sessions expire 6 months from purchase date without an active Personal Training membership. Online Personal Training workouts expire when the participant has been inactive for 2 weeks or more. New workouts will not be programmed during any inactive time. Program will not be extended by any time inactive unless previously arranged with your Trainer. Online Personal Training workouts expire immediately without an active Online PT membership unless previously arranged with your Trainer. Please review our terms and conditions for additional information.
  • What is the cancellation policy for Personal Training sessions?
    Personal Training sessions may be cancelled or rescheduled up to 12 hours (unless otherwise noted) prior to start without penalty. Please note that you may have received an email increasing this to 24 hours due to excessive cancellations and/or reschedules - that policy remains in affect for your membership(s). Message your Trainer via the app or email to cancel a session. Schedule sessions will not be extended due to late arrival, breaks for personal calls, etc. Sessions will be cancelled 10 minutes after start time if client is not present and has not provided advanced notice nor contacted the Trainer (i.e. no show). No shows result in loss of session credit. Sessions cancelled or rescheduled by J.Gil Fitness will have no penalty. J.Gil Fitness reserves the right to modify or cancel any session, schedule, or program with written notice. Please review our terms & conditions for additional details.
  • What is the cancellation policy for Nutrition Coaching sessions?
    Nutrition Coaching sessions may be cancelled or rescheduled up to 12 hours (unless otherwise noted) prior to start without penalty. Please note that you may have received an email increasing this to 24 hours due to excessive cancellations and/or reschedules - that policy remains in affect for your membership(s). Message your Trainer via the app or email to cancel a session. Schedule sessions will not be extended due to late arrival, breaks for personal calls, etc. Sessions will be cancelled 10 minutes after start time if client is not present and has not provided advanced notice nor contacted the Trainer (i.e. no show). No shows result in loss of session credit. Sessions cancelled or rescheduled by J.Gil Fitness will have no penalty. J.Gil Fitness reserves the right to modify or cancel any session, schedule, or program with written notice. Please review our terms & conditions for additional details.
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