Nancy Korf

Portland, OR 97229-2295

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Starting a fitness studio - is this a good plan?

7 Answers | Asked by User on Jun 28, 2017

Answered by Nancy Korf on Jun 30, 2017

Hi Vin, Sorry you felt like you weren't supported and deleted your post. This message board fluctuates in its level of activity. Sometimes there are lots of posts and replies, and sometimes there's not a lot going on. It's summer, and the number of posts have gone down, as have the replies. I...

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FMS or 3DMaps

5 Answers | Asked by Cameron Scott on Jun 27, 2017

Answered by Nancy Korf on Jun 28, 2017

Are you already working somewhere that uses a system? Perhaps you can go in on an FMS kit with several fellow trainers or ask for one in the training equipment budget (one can always dream). I haven't used 3D Maps so I don't know anything about it. The best tool, in my opinion, is the one that ...

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Small group training

6 Answers | Asked by Sharon Gunning on Jun 19, 2017

Answered by Nancy Korf on Jun 23, 2017

I've done small group training for a little over 8 years. What is your ideal group size? Are you working from a gym, a rental space, a school? Do you have a membership base to draw from, or will you have to bring in your own clients?

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Need some equipment donatation for our recovery center.

4 Answers | Asked by Halina Fardin on May 08, 2017

Answered by Nancy Korf on May 08, 2017

You have a very worthy cause. I don't have any equipment to ship to you, unfortunately. Have you posted your request in local Craigslist or other for sale sites in your area? Shipping of fitness equipment, particularly weight training equipment, can be very expensive. Your best bet might be to...

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All the online courses are in English?

2 Answers | Asked by Diego Tenreyro on Apr 10, 2017

Answered by Nancy Korf on Apr 10, 2017

I have never seen a course in Spanish or with subtitles. I've got subscriptions to several of the IDEA video libraries, and most of them come from lectures at their conferences. I've never seen a presentation in Spanish at IDEA.

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Where do you get your information/knowledge?

8 Answers | Asked by Jason Martuscello on Jan 26, 2012

Answered by Nancy Korf on Mar 02, 2017

All of the above 1) Textbooks - I rely on these heavily, with the most frequent being Anatomy Training, ACE and NASM personal training textbooks, Trail Guide to the Body, Yoga Anatomy, and a few texts specific to my 200-hour yoga training. 2) Workshops/Seminars IDEA World, IDEA PTI, a...

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Where do I find information about working with Developmental Disabilities clients?

5 Answers | Asked by kimberly caso on Feb 28, 2017

Answered by Nancy Korf on Mar 02, 2017

Hi Kimberly, We share similar interests. I have a daughter with Down syndrome, and I have teenagers with a variety of developmental disabilities who attend my Zumba and yoga classes. Much of what I've learned about teaching individuals with developmental disabilities has come from experience...

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I am a zumba teacher and i will like recveid my licence so how do,

3 Answers | Asked by DJATO Benjamin Nawoune on Mar 01, 2017

Answered by Nancy Korf on Mar 02, 2017

Are you talking about how to get your license, or how to print your license certificate? It sounds like you are already a Zumba instructor, right? ZIN? Or not ZIN?

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What are the effects (pros & cons) of making love on our well being?

8 Answers | Asked by Fabian G. on Dec 27, 2016

Answered by Nancy Korf on Dec 28, 2016

Google "health benefits of making love"

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What tax lessons have you learned?

9 Answers | Asked by Beverly Hosford, MA on Dec 17, 2016

Answered by Nancy Korf on Dec 17, 2016

Well, I'm a former CPA and tax accountant and have been for most of my fitness career, so I haven't had to learn any fitness tax lessons the hard way, but here are some of the things that I've seen cause others trouble. 1) Know the difference between being an employee and an independent contract...

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