Meet our Personal Trainers

Our Personal Trainers

Norman Aro

Norman Aro has been a certified personal trainer for over seventeen years. He is the Head Personal Trainer at Fitness Elevations and has been with the gym for the past four years.

Norman began his career as Head Trainer to Planet Fitness in North Dartmouth. Norman currently has his Personal Training certification from ACTION. He has a B.S in management with concentration in Human Resources from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. In 2015 Norman received certification in LROME, Limited Range Of Motion exercises, which has become one of his passions.

Norman’s philosophy in training is to focus on applying fitness, with particular application of resistance training, to improve quality of daily life and health. He specializes in working with the retired population, but enjoys training with members of all levels.

His favorite quote is from the notorious John Wayne, “Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.”

Joe Grillo

Joe has been involved in the fitness industry for 18 years holding positions as a personal trainer, strength coach, fitness manager and business owner. In addition to a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science (Performance Enhancement & Injury Prevention), Joe holds training certifications with the National Strength and Conditioning and the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Performance Enhancement Specialist. He has a trained a wide variety of individuals in the areas of core conditioning. His motivating one-on-one and group training sessions focus on goal achievement. He wants all participants to feel strong, capable and always giving nothing less than 100 percent effort. Through his encouragement and motivation he develops comradery and teamwork which results in success for the group.

“My primary focus for YOU is achieving results based on challenging and varied training programming. Using the latest scientific research and training principles ensures the most effective and efficient sessions. It is my goal to improve your health and fitness through motivation, inspiration and education…and a little sweat.”

Member Benefits


  • Individualized fitness assessment, equipment orientation & fitness program
  • Free unlimited participation in group exercise classes
  • Extensive free Yoga and Pilates classes


  • Medical Infrared Saunas
  • HydroMassage Beds
  • Juice bar

Club Amenities

  • Caring, friendly staff
  • Towel service
  • Coffee & tea service