The Fitness Center at Glen Ridge Country Club is managed by The Salus Group, Inc. The Salus Group (TSG) is a premiere fitness consulting and management company founded in 2005 by Mario Guaglianone. TSG has built a strong reputation for specializing in comprehensive fitness and wellness center services for leading country clubs in the area. All personal training and group fitness classes are provided by the Salus Group, Inc. Members and guests are not allowed to bring any outside trainers or instructors.

No matter what your level of fitness, you can set and meet your goals in Glen Ridge Country Club's brand new state-of-the-art Fitness Center. Located on the second floor of the Pool Building, the Fitness Center includes separate cardio, weight training, and group fitness rooms.

For those exercisers who enjoy working out with an instructor, the Fitness Center offers personal training packages and a variety of group classes. Both can help complement your personal workout routines and even improve your performance in golf, racquet sports, and other activities.
In order to use the Fitness Center, you will need to sign our new Fitness Waiver. Click here to sign the waiver and receive your personal access code to the Fitness Center. Waivers are also available at the Front Desk.

Group Classes

Class Registration

View the Group Fitness Class schedule & register for classes HERE. Registration for each class opens 7 days prior to the class and can only be made through the GRCC website.

Group classes are $17 per person and will be charged to your member account. TPI Golf group classes are $20 per person.

Cancellation Policy
Early Cancel - Cancellation of reservations up to 12 hours prior to a Group Class start time will not be charged.
Late Cancel - Cancellation of reservations within 12 hours of a Group Class start time results in a full charge. 
Wait Lists - If a class is full and you register for the class wait list and a spot becomes available, you will automatically be added to the class and sent an email confirmation. This reservation is considered confirmed and all cancellation policies apply.
Instructor Cancellation - If by 9:00pm the night before a class, the class has 3 or fewer registrants, the instructor reserves the right to cancel the class and will notify the registrants via email.

Class Descriptions 

H.I.I.T. (High Intensity Interval Training) is a total body workout including both aerobic and strength conditioning. This interval-based class is designed to get your heart pumping, tone your body, improve your overall endurance. Modifications for all fitness levels are provided.

Restorative Yoga
Relax your mind and body through a gentle yoga sequence. No experience necessary.

Vinyasa Yoga
In a sort of "moving meditation", Vinyasa Yoga challenges you to focus your mind and body through a constant flow of movement involving a sequence of poses with synchronized breathing. In each class there are variety of poses that are taught for every level set to fun, lively music. Vinyasa Yoga helps you increase your strength and flexibility, introduces you to different breathing techniques and poses, and helps you find balance.

Go Golf Fit Boot Camp
The circuit-style class is lead by Level 3 TPI Golf Fitness Specialist Jeff Mostwill and will consist of different mobility, strength/stability, and power stations that are relevant to golf performance.

Fitness Professionals

Mario Guaglianone
Founder of The Salus Group & Manager of the Fitness Center at GRCC


Lou Barletta
Lou comes to us with a strong passion for fitness and a desire to make being healthy a lifestyle for his clients. Having an athletic background, he played competitive soccer at an early age and throughout high school, which led him to coach 10 year olds on the soccer fields of South Florida. He lived in South Florida for 15 years where being outside and active was always the norm. Coming back to his roots here in NJ, he embarked on the path to becoming a Group Fitness Instructor which eventually led Lou to personal training. Lou is a certified personal trainer and a Corrective Exercise Specialist from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM CPT, CES), as well as TRX group certified. His training and coaching style demonstrate a "back to basics" mentality - mastering basic exercises with an emphasis on good form.


Kivar Thurman
When it comes to fitness, Kivar walks the walk. Kivar was recruited for the NFL, trained with the Baltimore Ravens, and is currently signed with the Dodge City Law Arena Football team. He learned from the best the principles and techniques for conditioning, strength training, diet, and weight loss/gain. Kivar complements his pro sports training knowledge with American Sports & Fitness Association® (ASAF) personal trainer certification.

Kivar’s experience as a trainer includes being a sports performance and fitness coach at Power Train in Columbia, Maryland. Power Train is recognized nationally and internationally for consistently producing results for some of the top players in the NFL and attracting athletes from the NHL, MLB and NBA. But you don’t need to come from a major sports league to appreciate Kivar’s ability to help clients reach their goals. Kivar is outgoing and supportive – he makes every workout challenging, safe, and fun.


Tracey Houseman
Tracey is a certified RYT 200 hour Power/Hatha yoga teacher. As a yoga instructor, Tracey meets clients where they are in their practice and guides them through asana with clear, simple alignment cues that help them connect with their body. Her classes are a balance between sequencing that focuses on strength and flexibility and also creating space for an inward practice to still and quiet the mind. Tracey is also available for private yoga instruction.

Tracey received her Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT®) certification through Powerflow School of Yoga - studying under teachers Stacey Bell, E-RYT 500; Carrie Parker Gasteleu, E-RYT 500; and Christine Joseph, RYT 500.They instilled the importance of proper alignment, breath work, meditation and the art of intelligent communication in giving cues to create the optimal asana experience. She also has her certification in Restorative Yoga and Yin Yoga.

Her own yoga journey began in 2013 at Powerflow. While taking classes under Jivamukti teacher Jeffrey Scios, RYT 800, Tracey immersed herself in the total yoga experience, learning to connect yoga principles with the mind, body and spirit on and off the mat. She is currently continuing her education for an additional 300hr certification through BecomeOne Wholeness studying under seasoned yoga educator Jody Domerstad, E-RYT 500.


Jeffrey Mostwill
Jeffrey is a TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) Golf Fitness professional with more than 16 years of experience in both the fitness and sports specific training fields. Versed in a variety of training modalities including corrective exercise, body composition management, and athletic performance enhancement. Former Division 1 college athlete who has endured and recovered from multiple injuries and surgeries. Relishes the opportunity to take client to the next level, be it post re-hab protocol, or the highest ends of athletic performance.

TPI LEVEL 1 Golf Fitness Instructor


Jen Iversen
Jen is a personal trainer with an approach that might be considered atypical. Her focus is to build each client's confidence knowing that many feel intimidated or overwhelmed by the idea of working out. Individual challenges, such as injuries or inexperience in the gym, are recognized and Jen builds an appropriate workout which will strengthen both the body and the soul. Jen is a NESTA certified personal trainer, certified health coach through IIN, has a BA is Sociology, a dozen years of dance training and has enjoyed running her own private studio, bodaciousLIFE, for the past eight years. All this experience, both personal and professional, equips her with the unique ability to meet each client where she is and to help her rise to a level of fitness and wellness otherwise not thought possible. Clients walk away from each session looking forward to the next. Jen uses her knowledge of movement and the body to create engaging workouts which get results without pain. “Working hard and working smarter” has become the motto for this proud mother of two teenagers who understands the benefits of staying in shape while avoiding injury. Jen tries to live the lessons of her health coaching in order to maintain balance, health, happiness and vibrancy. It’s her inspiration to share this information with her clients in an effort to help them find the same fulfillment. 


Sara Isola
Sara is a graduate of Naturally Yoga's 200 hour yoga teacher training program. She is an enthusiastic and compassionate teacher who is alwasy willing to help her students grow. As a yogi, she loves exploring the role of the mind as it relates to our bodies and our lives. If one quote could describe her practice it would be "my thoughts are all I got so I try to make them brave", reinforcing the fact that your mind plays a vital role on how you live your life.

Aside from yoga, Sara enjoyes playing the ukelele, playing volleyball, watercolor painting, and designing toys for children. She is currently working towards completing her children's yoga teacher training.


Melissa Barish
With 25 years of experience in the health and fitness industry, Melissa Barish, MS, CPT, is excited to be a part of the Glen Ridge Country Club Team. She holds a BA in Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and an MS in Health and Fitness Management from The American University.

After grad school, Melissa worked as a Corporate Fitness Director for The Fitness Company in Washington, D.C. Then she returned to her “NJ roots” to develop medical and patient education materials for the pharmaceutical industry. After her corporate experience, she decided to work in the non-profit sector conducting healthy lifestyle presentations for CancerCare in NYC.

Presently, she is a freelance personal trainer and group fitness instructor certified by ACE (The American Council on Exercise). She is also a Diabetes educator for the Move Well Today exercise program and a certified LiveStrong coach for people living with cancer. She teaches and trains a variety of clientele including athletes, children/teens, active older adults, people with special needs and/or chronic diseases. Melissa enjoys providing a customized approach to assist clients in achieving greater vitality, strength, fat loss and healthier eating through lifestyle coaching and high-energy workouts.

Over the years she has taught a variety of class styles such as athletic conditioning/HIIT, matt pilates, cardio kick box and strength/core training. Melissa meditates every day and loves running, hiking and yoga during her free time.


Jackie Santiago
Jackie began her fitness education at the University of Delaware where she received her Bachelor's in Exercise Science with Minors in Coaching and Strength and Conditioning. She now attends William Paterson University where she is double majoring in Athletic Training and Exercise Science and plans on earning a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Jackie has experience working with collegiate athletes in various collegiate sports, including football, baseball, softball, field hockey, and swimming. 

Advanced First Aid
ASFA Personal Training



There is no additional fee to use the Fitness Center at your leisure.

Group Classes: $17 per person

TPI Golf Group Classes: $20 per person

Personal Training: $45 for half hour session; $80 for one hour session

TPI Golf Training with Jeff (60 Minutes): $110/Member for Individual Session; $75/Member for Tandem Session; $60/Member for 3-Member Group Session

Charges will be billed to your member account.

Fitness Center Rules

CLICK HERE to view the Fitness Center rules and guidelines.