Nancy Nelson is the PWR!Gym Manager at the PWR!Gym in Tucson, Arizona She is a Certified Personal Trainer and fitness specialist with over 15 years experience working with people with Parkinson’s disease and 30 years working in the health and wellness industry. In 2009, she founded her company, PDEX, LLC offering group classes and one on one personal training for people with Parkinson’s throughout the Portland area. Nancy has taught a number of evidence based programs and research projects for Parkinson’s disease for the Oregon Research Institute and Oregon Health Sciences University. Prior to starting her business, Nancy had a long history with the YMCA. As Program Director, she was responsible for the operation of the Health and Wellness department.
The PWR!Gym specializes in research-based Parkinson specific rehab, fitness and wellness programming. In my capacity as PWR!Gym Manager, I am responsible for the day to day operations of “The Gym”, teaching group classes, planning and organizing our monthly Wellness Series and conducting wellness orientations.