IRON MOUNTAIN – Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center has appointed Sandi Bingham as its new Health and Wellness Coordinator.

Bingham, an Illinois native, brings a wealth of fitness experience to his position at the YMCA.

“Our fitness department continues to grow and expand, and Sandi brings the exact kind of talent, mindset, and leadership needed to further the YMCA’s mission,” said Ron Deuter, director of the Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center. “We are thrilled to have her join us and look forward to her leadership as we strive to continue to meet the health and wellness needs of our community. »

Certified as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor, Bingham has held various positions in suburban Chicago over the past two decades, working for Life Time Fitness, LA Fitness, Homewood-Flossmoor Park Racquet & Fitness Club, Tinley Park District, Mokena Park District. and Franciscan Health and Fitness Center in Schereville, Ind.

Bingham has taught all types of fitness classes including yoga, cycling, kickboxing and strength training as well as CPR/AED training.

“I am very happy to join the YMCA,” said Bingham. “My true passion has always been fitness, and I can’t wait to get started, helping people from all walks of life on their health journey.”

Fitness classes, excluding spins, are included with YMCA membership. Bingham also hopes to bring new course offerings to the Dickinson Center curriculum.

“I would like to spend my first few weeks participating in some classes, getting to know our members and learning how we may or may not meet people’s needs,” she says. “For a small town, the Dickinson YMCA is truly a fantastic facility. When it comes to health and wellness, there really is no limit to what we can offer the community.

The YMCA’s second summer session began on July 11. Fall sessions are expected to begin after Labor Day. For more information, go online to

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