Personal training sessions are available to Villanova students, faculty and staff as well as members of our Friends of Villanova program. 



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. 

Please email Keith Lowery, Coordinator of Fitness Centers and Recreation to set up a registration meeting. 


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


Session Price
Fitness center orientation and introduction to equipment (approx. 45 min) $40
One-hour personal training sessions * $40
Half-hour personal training sessions * $22

* Individuals purchasing training sessions will be required to purchase at least four sessions.  Each purchase will come with a free body composition test (if desired).


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. 



As a Certified Personal Trainer, Mika specializes in the areas of weight loss, resistance training, circuit training, functional training, custom training routines and life-changing counseling. 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. 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 the American Council on Exercise (ACE). 


Zane's commitment to health, fitness, and exercise began out of necessity, but grew into a passion. On the brink of diabetes, Zane dove into fitness and over the last 10 years shared his passion, work ethic, and enthusiasm for training and living a healthy lifestyle with others.  Zane has his National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer Certification (CPT), and he is a sponsored athlete with several health and supplement companies.  He has over a decade of experience training and working with clients. He also writes training, nutritional, and motivational content for print and online publication.  Zane has experience working with all ages and fitness levels.  Zane currently works for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and holds a BS in Environmental Science and Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park and MS in Natural Resources and Environment from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. 


Tara is a certified Personal Trainer through American Aerobic Association International and The International Sports Medicine Association (AAAI-ISMA). She focuses on toning and conditioning using various strength training techniques including free weights, machines, resistance bands, and body weight exercises.  She is also a mom and a local competitive runner and has run the Boston Marathon.  Tara likes to challenge her clients by taking them out of their comfort zone and getting results.  She is also a boot camp instructor and loves making working out fun.  She enjoys making workout plans that incorporate cardio and strength training in ways that make time fly by.  Tara, like many of us, has struggled with weight fluctuations and motivation, but for the last 11 years she has been winning by staying fit while helping clients and friends do the same.