Personal Trainers

Bobbie Woodard photo


  • Education: Kansas State University: Exercise Science & Physiology A.A.
  • Certifications: ISSA Personal Training, YogaFIT, Johnny G Spinning and CPR
  • Health and Fitness since 1990
  • JCA since 2021
  • Fun Fitness Fact: Bobbie took 3rd place in the May 2021 NPC Iron Muscle Bikini Qualifier.
  • Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Languages: English
  • Hobbies: Dancing, strength training and singing
  • JCA Programs: Aqua and Indoor Cycling
Clint Black photo


  • Education: B.S. Exercise Physiology
  • Certifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • Health and Fitness since 1991
  • JCA since 2000
  • Fun Fitness Fact: Clint was an exercise physiologist in cardiac rehab for Shands when it used to be housed inside the JCA as a satellite program. He also has a fitness YouTube channel.
  • Athletic Background: Black Belt in Cuong Nhu
  • Birthplace: Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Family: Wife and three children
  • Languages: English, learning Russian
  • Hobbies: Reading (Detective), photography
  • JCA Programs: Tai Chi


Gisela Morgan photo


  • Education: I.D. Professional Dance Studies
  • Certifications: NASM Personal Trainer, Balanced Body Comprehensive Pilates Trainer, Registered Yoga Teacher and AFAA Group Fitness Instructor
  • Health and Fitness since 2006
  • JCA since 2007
  • Fun Fitness Fact: Gisela trained professional ballerinas for the Florida Ballet, and she was a fitness model for local companies.
  • Athletic Background: Former professional contemporary dancer, former professional modern dancer
  • Birthplace: Paredes, Portugal
  • Family: Husband, Grant, and three children
  • Languages: English, Portuguese, some Spanish
  • Hobbies: Paddle boarding, SUP yoga, rock climbing, surfing and aerial/suspension yoga
  • JCA Programs: Kickboxing, Yoga, Pilates, Barre Fitness, Baby Bear Ballet, Adult Ballet, Youth Gymnastics, Prenatal Yoga, Stroller Fit Moms and Pilates Reformer


Grant Helm photo


  • Education: B.A. Business Management
  • Certifications: 200RYT through one yoga in Thailand; TBI specialist through Love Your Brain; ACTION CPT
  • Health and Fitness since 2006
  • JCA since 2011
  • Fun Fitness Fact: Grant has a 30 foot rope in his backyard that he’s been climbing since he was five years old.
  • Athletic Background: Collegiate football player (FAU), collegiate baseball player (GCCC)
  • Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida
  • Family: Wife, Gisela, and three kids
  • Pets: Two dogs
  • Languages: English
  • Hobbies: Golf, yoga and watching football (Jaguars)
  • JCA Programs: Yin Yoga; Mindfulness Class


Jimmy Normeus photo


  • Certifications: Action Certified Personal Trainer
  • Health and Fitness since 2017
  • JCA since 2020
  • Fun Fitness Fact: Jimmy practices and enjoys boxing so much that he has a punching bag hooked up in his backyard where he trains.
  • Birthplace: Boynton Beach, Florida
  • Languages: English, French Creole
  • Hobbies: Reading, playing the keyboard and playing and learning the analytics of basketball.
Karen Cataldo photo


  • Education: M.S. Exercise Science, B.S. Physical Education K-12
  • Certifications: ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist, AFAA Group Fitness Instructor, Aqua Exercise Association Instructor
  • Health and Fitness since 1997
  • JCA since 2017
  • Fun Fitness Fact: Karen spent several years as the director of an Air Force Special Operations fitness center.
  • Athletic Background: Collegiate basketball player (SUNY Geneseo)
  • Birthplace: East Liverpool, Ohio
  • Family: Husband, Anthony, and two children
  • Pets: Two dogs, one tortoise
  • Languages: English, some Spanish
  • Hobbies: Paddleboarding, time with her dogs, reading (Thrillers)
  • JCA Programs: Sit & Get Fit
Lynnell Grimmes photo


  • Education: B.S. Food Distribution
  • Certifications: AFAA Certified Personal Trainer, Aqua Exercise Association Instructor, Certified Yoga Instructor
  • Health and Fitness since 1991
  • JCA since 2011
  • Fun Fitness Fact: Self-described as a water baby, Lynnell enjoys boating, swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking and training herself and clients in the water.
  • Birthplace: Wausau, Wisconsin
  • Family: Husband, Bill, and two children
  • Pets: One dog, three cats
  • Languages: English
  • Hobbies: Cooking, photography, beach hunting (shark teeth)
  • JCA Programs: Sit & Get Fit, Aqua Fitness, Yoga and Tone and Stretch


  • Education: B.A. Business Administration
  • Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, ISSA Personal Trainer, Stretching Coach
  • Health and Fitness since 2007
  • JCA since 2023
  • Fun Fitness Fact: Michael was captain of his high school football, basketball and lacrosse teams.
  • Athletic Background: Received and played division 1 lacrosse at Quinnipiac University.
  • Family: Wife, Esther and twins (Jack and Eliana)
  • Languages: English
  • Hobbies: Strength training, boxing and traveling
Paula Saraga photo


  • Education: M.A. Body-Oriented Psychology, B.A. Psychology
  • Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Yoga Instructor, Certified Massage Practitioner
  • Health and Fitness since 1993
  • JCA since 2017
  • Fun Fitness Fact: Paula spent a month studying at the Iyengar Institute of Yoga in Pune, India. She also worked as a physicaltherapy aid at the Cabrillo College Stroke Center in California.
  • Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida
  • Languages: English
  • Hobbies: Belly dancing, walking/hiking and watching independent
  • JCA Programs: Yoga and Sit & Get Fit


Peter photo


  • Education: Florida Gulf Coast University BA in Psychology emphasis in Mindfulness and Behavior Change
  • Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, 500hr Registered Yoga Teacher, Human Potential Institute Life Coach, FRCms (mobility specialist)
  • Health and Fitness since 2017
  • JCA since 2022
  • Fun Fitness Fact:  Peter trains for Spartan Races, is working on being able to do a split and loves breathwork training
  • Languages: English, some Spanish and some Lebanese dialect Arabic
  • Hobbies: Reading, nature exploration, obstacle course races, learning, and yoga
  • JCA Programs: HIIT, Yoga, Aqua
Shirley photo


  • Education: I.D. Administrative Management
  • Certifications: AFAA Certified Personal Trainer, AFAA Group Fitness Instructor, Balanced Body Pilates Reformer Trainer
  • Health and Fitness since 2002
  • JCA since 2008
  • Fun Fitness Fact: Shirley has exercised on six continents and taught swimming for 25 years. She also dived the second Great Barrier Reef of Roatan and Cancun, Hawaii and Thailand.
  • Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Family: Three children
  • Languages: English, some Gaelic, some Spanish
  • Hobbies: Travel, photography and brain games
  • JCA Programs: Pilates and Pilates Reformer