Nancy Korf

Portland, OR 97229-2295

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Has anyone taken the Gray Institute's GIFT program

2 Answers | Asked by Dani Miro Quesada on Nov 29, 2016

Answered by Nancy Korf on Nov 30, 2016

I only know one person who has been through the program. I can ask her. The seminars I've taken from Gary, his son, and the others from the institute have all been top-notch. I've been to about 20 hours total of training from Gary and Lenny. I love Gary's approach to coaching and the respect ...

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What do you feel would be the most helpful in preparing you to instruct a group exercise class?

5 Answers | Asked by Becky Ingebrigtsen on Nov 22, 2016

Answered by Nancy Korf on Nov 29, 2016

I don't carry AFAA certifications any more, but I always liked their way of analyzing exercises. Their 5 questions are: The AFAA 5 Questions™ 1. What is the purpose of this exercise? 2. Are you doing that effectively? 3. Does the exercise create any safety concerns? 4. Can you maintain pro...

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Independent Contractor application

6 Answers | Asked by Debra Williams on Nov 15, 2016

Answered by Nancy Korf on Nov 16, 2016

Are you hiring an employee, or are you selecting independent contractors. Very, very different things. If you use an application and go through an extensive hiring process, the IRS could argue that you're hiring employees, as opposed to using independent contractors.

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Hi friend, idea how to enrol and do my cec although i have enrolled in cec but the video content is not opening

3 Answers | Asked by jetender pal singh on Nov 15, 2016

Answered by Nancy Korf on Nov 15, 2016

Contact IDEA directly. This board appears to be lightly moderated by them, but you'll get a faster response by contacting them directly. IDEA Health & Fitness Association 10190 Telesis Court San Diego, CA 92121 Phone: (858) 535-8979, ext. 7 Toll-Free: (800) 999-4332, ext. 7 Fax: (619) 34...

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Do I need liability insurance if I only teach one class?

8 Answers | Asked by Amanda Stout on Nov 07, 2016

Answered by Nancy Korf on Nov 08, 2016

I forgot to write - I have an LLC and carry insurance, but I do contract work in peoples' homes, corporate sites, and spas. So it's not a one-off deal. An increasingly large % of my income is from contract work.

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What free CECs are included with membership?

5 Answers | Asked by Rebecca Olsson on Oct 17, 2016

Answered by Nancy Korf on Oct 19, 2016

Go under "My Courses" Scroll down. Then you can look at the courses there and see exactly what CECs are offered for each course.

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What is the average percent asked for from an Independent Contractor per session?

7 Answers | Asked by Anne Peterson on Oct 13, 2016

Answered by Nancy Korf on Oct 19, 2016

It can vary, but the quotes of 30% to 40% taken by the owner are in the ballpark. I've paid anywhere from a very low flat fee per month ($100 a month for 10 hours a week access, ended up being about $2.50 per hour) to 40%. Your negotiating points to help you come up with a fair deal: How much...

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anyone interested in becoming a sub teacher or looking for a sub last minute?fitnesssub.com

7 Answers | Asked by Dayse Tarakdian on Sep 23, 2016

Answered by Nancy Korf on Oct 05, 2016

Having an easy way to find a sub is a valuable idea. I'm not trying to rain on your parade, I'm putting out questions that I would think about before I did what you're doing. considerations I perceive: 1) Are you planning to monetize this? If so, how? 2) How is what you're doing differe...

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Trx group fitness specialization.

5 Answers | Asked by Marta Gabrielli on Sep 13, 2016

Answered by Nancy Korf on Sep 14, 2016

Have you taught group fitness before? I see two routes you could take. Since you already have the TRX specialization (STC, I assume?), you might want to get a general group-ex certification to flesh out your knowledge of how to manage a group class, versus one on one training. I would sug...

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yoga trx

6 Answers | Asked by Parveez Mohamed on Aug 22, 2016

Answered by Nancy Korf on Aug 30, 2016

I couldn't find anything by Dan after a quick youtube search. What I did find were over 100 youtube videos, of varying creativity and safety. My background is in both personal training and in yoga, and I looked at about a half-dozen of them through both lenses. I don't know whether you're a tra...

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