Personal Training


Personal training sessions are available to Villanova students, faculty and staff as well as “Friends of Villanova”.  Individuals must present a valid wildcard, with access to the University fitness center, in order to purchase personal training sessions.  Individuals interested in purchasing personal training packages will be required to meet with a Recreation Department representative in order to purchase their package and complete a fitness self-assessment.  Additionally, each participant will be required to sign an informed consent and waiver and make their payment, in full, at the time of registration/purchase. You will be asked for your health insurance information at registration.  Please bring your insurance card with you to registration.

To Register: Set up a registration meeting by emailing Lisa Harris, Associate Athletics Director, Recreation:

Fitness center orientation and introduction to equipment (approx. 45 min)
One-hour personal training sessions *
Half-hour personal training sessions *
One-hour group training sessions* $35 for the first person, $20 per additional person
* Individuals purchasing training sessions will be required to purchase at least three sessions.  Each purchase will come with a free body composition test (if desired).


Cash & Checks (made out to Villanova University) will be the accepted forms of payment.  All sessions are non-refundable and will expire 6 months after date of purchase.  Sessions can only be redeemed by the purchaser. 

Personal Trainers

After registration, each client will be assigned to a personal trainer based on mutual availability.  Clients will be contacted by their trainer, within two business days of registration, to discuss the client’s goals and coordinate meeting times and dates. 

Glen Myhre
Available Mondays - Fridays 7am-1pm
Glen Myhre is an ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association) certified Master Trainer with 16 years experience in the field. During this time, he has worked with people from all walks of life, all ages and fitness levels. Glen specializes in program development and strives to create workouts that are vigorous and rewarding, with constant focus on his clients' goals. Glen is CPR/AED and First Aid certified. He has competed in power lifting and bodybuilding, and boasts a 20-plus year career as an internationally recognized professional wrestler and trainer of prospective wrestling talent.

Mika Popa

Available: Mondays - Fridays: 9AM - 3PM
As a Certified Personal Trainer, Mika specializes in the areas of weight loss, resistance training, circuit training, functional training, custom training routines and life-change counseling. With more than 20 years of athletic and fitness experience, Mika has a Master's degree in Physical Education and has been nationally certified since 2003 by American Council on Exercise (ACE).  She is also CPR/AED and First Aid certified.

Mika believes that fitness is the cornerstone to overall health and wellness and that getting fit is the first step to a new and healthy lifestyle. Her mission is to help clients achieve their fitness goals.

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