Meet the Wellness Team
Heather Minetti - Wesleyan Adult Fitness Coordinator
Heather is a 1976 graduate of the University of Colorado. She earned her Master's degree in Exercise Physiology, as well as another Bachelor's degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Connecticut. Heather serves as the Coordinator of the Wesleyan Adult Fitness Program and the Wesleyan Wellness Series.
Patti Klecha-Porter - Director, Wesleyan Adult Fitness Program
Heather Minetti - Get Walking(with this 9-week walking schedule), Pool Tools
Sue Schade - Morning Fitness Conditioning, Yoga with Weights, Yoga with a Stability Ball, Gentle Yoga/Stretch.
Sue has Yogafit certification in levels I and II. She currently teaches physical education and other fitness classes at Choate Rosemary Hall, Durham Park and Recreation Department, Wallingford Parks and Recreation Department and Unique Fitness Center for Women. Sue has over 15 years of experience teaching fitness class.
Robin Reynolds -Rowbics, Drills and Body Weight Exercises for Cardio and Strength
Robin has an AFFA personal training certification, spinning certification-Star Level Two, NASM-advanced training certification and certified Apex fitness training. She is a personal trainer and she currently teaches a number of fitness classes at the Middletown YMCA. She has over 15 years of experience in the fitness industry.
Tom Cushing - Tai Chi
Tom Cushing has been training in the martial arts for over 16 years and in Tai Chi for over 13 years. He is also certified in a Fall Prevention program endorsed by the CT Collaboration for Fall Prevention, Yale University and the Cener for Disease Control. He also holds a 3rd Degree Black Belt in the Filipino Art of Modern Arnis and a 4th Degree Black Belt in Kenpo Karate.
Meg (Gem) Geyser - Hula-Hoop Fitness
Meg (Gem) Geyser, RN, MSN, has been hula hooping, or “hoopdancing” since 2009. She has been teaching classes and workshops in hoop fitness and hoop dancing since 2010. She is currently certified in HoopVinyasa (a fusion of hula hooping and yoga), YogaFit level 1, and Zumba. She is also a teaching artist through Wesleyan’s Green Street Teaching and Learning Center, where she teaches hula hooping and hoop fitness, Zumba, yoga, and movement to various populations in the local community.