Get to know us:
Judy Whitney (L) and Gail LaRocca (R)
Gail LaRocca – Group Fitness Instructor
“To stay motivated and committed to a regular schedule of exercise, I need a group setting. Many participants feel the same way. By combining tried and true exercises and the latest fitness trends, our participants are invigorated in a strong and enthusiastic workout. The variety of classes, camaraderie and non-competitive environment keep people coming back.”
started out taking aerobics from Judy Whitney and joined her as an
instructor in the late 1980s. ACE certified as a Group Instructor,
Gail has additional certifications in Pilates Matwork and Yoga. She is
a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and earned an MBA from Boston College. Gail
lectures on the culture and wildlife of East Africa LaRoccaAfrica.com, directs a
nonprofit water foundation LifewaterAfrica.org, and is an
interior/exterior house painter. Gail is the 2010 recipient of the Massachusetts 100 Unsung Heroines award for her work in Africa.
Judy Whitney – Fitness Director
“We strive for physical as well as emotional wellness. Some of our clients are athletes and although they are in great shape, they benefit from Pilates stretching and the mental relaxation of Yoga meditation. We also welcome the client who is new to exercise and provide modifications to meet their individual needs. We respect each and every person in our program and will help you to meet your fitness and wellness goals.”
Judy Whitney is the owner of Winchester Aerobics and has been teaching fitness to children and adults for over twenty five years. She is certified by the American Council on Exercise as a Group Fitness Instructor, as well as a Personal Trainer. She holds specialty certifications in Pilates Matwork and Yoga. Judy holds a master’s degree in special education from Boston College. For several years Judy had been the assistant, then head choreographer of the Winchester Cooperative Theatre spring production and continues to choreograph for the Winchester Middle School Jubilation chorus. Married with three children, she is a life long resident of Winchester.