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 - Walk/Jog, Pool Tools, Total Wes Runner and Water Fitness
Sue Schade - Yoga Flow, Cross Training, Yoga Fitness, Yoga Basics, Power Yoga, Interval Training, Iron Yoga, Gentle Yoga/Stretch and Stability Ball Yoga.
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
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.
Jim Gregory - Country Western Line Dancing
Rikki Alrutz - Restorative Yoga with Back Care and Deep Stretching for Tight Bodies
For her Yoga certification, she completed the Zephir Yoga Teaching Workshop in Paris as well as the Sri Aurobindo Yoga certification at the Ashram in India. Rikki is a Movement Therapist M.A., CM, CD, FFHY, PMI, Director of Yoga & Pilates P&BC at Middlesex Hospital and Owner of Aerobic-lates®
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.