Meet Our Trainers

What is Personal Training?

Our certified trainers can help you safely and effectively meet your fitness, health and weight management goals, whether you are new to exercise or a tried and true gym veteran. There is something for everyone. With reasonable rates, high demand skills, custom-made programs, our intuitive, motivating and friendly trainers are committed to your personal success. FiftyNorth is the Leader in Fitness for people age 50+ in Northfield.

Who are they?

All of our trainers have nationally recognized, current certifications, along with additional training especially for working with people over 50, including working with special health and orthopedic issues.

Affordable Fees:

Initial Session (1hr) $40m/$45nm
Subsequent hr         $40m/$45nm
Subsequent 1/2-hr  $25m/$30nm

Personal Trainers

Kaethe Boutelle

Kaethe Boutelle began teaching group fitness classes during college.  After a long break, Kaethe got back into it about three years ago.  Kaethe decided to expand on her experience with teaching and lifting weights and completed the Personal Training/Group Fitness diploma programs at Rochester Community and Technical College.

Kaethe lives in Rochester with her husband where on her seldom free time enjoys gardening, and remodeling her house that was built in 1890. Kaethe has continuing goals to never stop learning and adapting, and helping others live their best life, no matter their age or abilities.

Kaethe’s favorite quote is, “Well that didn’t go as planned.” Even with that being her favorite quote she finds the best in everything and finds the best ways to work with her clients. Kaethe has a very strong knowledge in working with individuals of all abilities and fitness levels.


 -ACE Certified Personal Trainer
-AFAA Cert. Instructor
-Functional Aging Specialist
-Numerous more certs.

Contact Information:

Phone: (605) 691-9089

Ingrid Freeman

Ingrid is a retired speech pathologist who has chosen to work with health and fitness in her retirement. Ingrid holds numerous certifications, she is a 200 hour certified yoga instructor with a special certification in Yin Yoga, Ingrid holds certifications also in Zumba, Barre, Pilates and is currently working on a certification to provide strength training to special populations.

When working with clients Ingrid specializes in using things that clients enjoy and bringing fitness into their routine by incorporating those things they enjoy doing. As we all know that to continue doing something we need to enjoy it.

When asked what she enjoys the most about training, she replied… “What I most enjoy about training is the personal connections you can make with people on a one to one basis. People are all so unique and have interesting stories to tell.”


-NETA Certified Personal Trainer
-200 Hr Yoga Instructor
-Yin Yoga Instructor
-Zumba Instructor

Contact Information:

Phone: (507) 412-0417


Heather Sand

Heather Sand started working at FiftyNorth in 2016 as an instructor for Silver&Fit classes on Mondays. Word soon got out about the talent that Heather possessed and she soon starting taking over numerous styles of classes. Heather has worked with older adults for numerous years and really knows how to connect with everyone along with being able to adapt her classes to individual’s needs. When Heather is not busy teaching classes or personal     training she enjoys spending time with her family, Hiking, Camping, Kayaking, and Stand up Paddleboard. Heathers goals are to make a positive impact on 1 person every day of her life, to raise kind, loving and compassionate children, and to always learn and always grow, always seek, and never know. Heathers favorite quote is… “All we need is love” -The Beatles.


-NETA Certified Personal Trainer
-Cert. 200 Hr. Yoga Inst.
-ACE Group Exercise Instructor
-Numerous more certs.

Contact Information:

Phone:  (612) 718-4998