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  • Explore - Walking Club
    Explore - Walking Club
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Jun 30
    Jun 30, 2024, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM CDT
    Various parks around Champaign-Urbana
    Connect with a community pursuing healthy lifestyles, and explore various parks around Champaign-Urbana.
MEET

MEET THE STUDIO & TRAINERS.

J.Gil Fitness

Your friend with health benefits.♡  

Recent 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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J.Gil Fitness Studio

Jenn

In addition to running the Studio, Jenn works full-time at the University, 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, 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! 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.
 

Certifications:

  • B.S. Health and Wellness

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer

  • ACE Health Coach

  • ACE Weight Management Specialist

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Katie

Katie found 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. 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.

Certifications:

  • Certified TRX Coach

  • NASM Group Personal Training Specialist

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 and enjoys quiet nights at home with the family.


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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This could be you!

We're are hiring!  As our Studio and services continue to grow, we are opening an additional Group Trainer position.

Schedule is part-time and fixed, yet flexible.
Open to all certifications and styles of exercise.

Experience is preferred, but not required as we're happy to provide on the job training. 

 

Interested in sharing your passion for health and wellness with others and transforming lifestyles together?  Contact us for more details.

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CONTACT US

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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?
    The J.Gil Fitness studio is open by appointment only. You can book a free class or consultation, Group Training class at www.jgilfitness.com/grouptraining, or contact us by email/phone/text to book personal training or nutrition coaching session. 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?
    Every body is required to bring an exercise mat to all classes/sessions. A sweat towel and water bottle is also encouraged. Equipment is provided for in-studio training sessions. For online, live virtual, and on-demand trainings, you are responsible for your own equipment. 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 and are 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 with an 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?
    The private J.Gil Fitness studio is located at 313B S. Staley Rd. in Champaign, IL. 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 North of the studio. Do not park directly in front of a garage door that is not ours.
  • 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 initial purchase of any package or membership may be cancelled with request sent by email 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 scheduled 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 package or membership) charged. Please note that any required commitment terms as outlined at time of purchase may affect eligibility to modify or cancel. 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 prior to membership pause. A processing fee of 20% of the regular price of your package or membership will be assessed on any request to pause, and will be applied to your account as a credit towards the next billing cycle. Please note that any required commitment terms as outlined at time of purchase will be extended respectively 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?
    We know you'll love JGF so we're making it easy to join with your first class or consultation free! When you're ready, you can join JGF through a variety of Group Training, Personal Training, Nutrition Coaching, and JGF On-Demand packages and memberships to transform your lifestyle. Ultimately, your goals and experience will determine the right package and/or membership for you. Reach out with any questions.
  • 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. Equipment required for live virtual Group Training classes or Personal Training sessions will be sent by chat to booked participants prior to class start. Online Personal Training workouts can be accessed via the EverFit app. ONJGF can be accessed via the website or App.
  • How do I join the JGF Walking Club "Explore"?
    Our walking club "Explore" has an exclusive package that can be purchased. Explore is also included in our unlimited Group Training memberships and our in-studio/live virtual Personal Training memberships.
  • Are advanced bookings required for Group Training?
    We keep our classes small to provide a personalized experience making advanced booking required for all Group Trainings. 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. 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 our cancellation policy and additional information.
  • Do Group Training class credits expire?
    Group Training membership credits expire at the end of each billing cycle. Class credits associated with Group Training drop in packages 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. Excessive late cancellations and/or no shows will be handled on a case-by-case basis and notification will be sent by email. Classes with less than 2 booked participants will be cancelled approximately 3 hours prior to start time for evening classes, or 9P CST the night before morning classes. Booked participants will be notified by email of any cancellations. Classes cancelled by the Studio prior to start time will have no penalty. 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 our cancellation policy and additional information.
  • Are advanced bookings required for Personal Training and Nutrition Coaching sessions and check ins?
    The J.Gil Fitness Studio is open by appointment only. Your Trainer will book your personal training or nutrition coaching sessions and check ins based on availability discussed at your consultation. Booked sessions can be viewed via the website or app. Online Personal Training workouts will be posted weekly via our app by the end of every Monday. Please review our cancellation policy within our terms & conditions.
  • Do Personal Training session credits expire?
    Personal Training session credits expire 6 months from purchase date. Online Personal Training credits expire after the participant has been inactive for 2 weeks or more with an active membership. 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 credits 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 and Nutrition Coaching sessions and check ins?
    Personal Training sessions may be cancelled or rescheduled up to 12 hours (unless otherwise noted) prior to start without penalty. Message your Trainer via the app or email to cancel a session. Excessive cancellations or no shows will be handled on a case-by-case basis and you will be notified by email. 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, trainer, or program with written notice. Please review our terms & conditions for additional details.
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