Nancy Korf

The member of the OCI Expert Committee
"My greatest gift in the fitness industry by offering multi-level, safe, inclusive classes in every format I teach"

I'm a former tax accountant and CPA with a dual MBA / Masters in Tax and a B.S. in Psychology, all from University of Washington (1990 undergrad, 1994 graduate-school)

  • ZIN since January, 2011
  • Presenter, FitPro PDX, October 2017
  • ACE Personal trainer since 2009
  • RYT-200 haha yoga
  • MELT Hand and Foot, Level One, and Level Two
  • Suspension Training – TRX, TRX Sports Medicine, CrossCore
  • IDEA World Fitness Convention attendee 2008 – 2014, PTI West 2015, 2016 (April)
  • Northwest Personal Training symposiums 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Also certified in many group-ex formats: hatha yoga, BUTI yoga, Zumba, U-Jam & Bokwa and teach HIIT / Tabata based formats I have self-designed


  • Zumba Fitness LLC, ZES, Assistant Project Manager. Zumba Education Specialist (ZES) for the Zumba Gold ® program, 2017 to date. Assistant Project Manager – 2013 to 2016 Wrote a mentoring pilot program for experienced ZIN to mentor brand new ZIN as they prepare for their first class. Launched globally, 2016
  • MUV Fitness, Group-Ex Instructor, Personal Trainer, 1998 to date (fka Boom, Bally's, Golds, Nautilus Plus – continuous employment through several owners). Teach Strong by Zumba®, Zumba®, yoga, and small group personal training
  • Sunset Athletic Club, 2010 to 2017 Currently teaching 4 classes per week – Zumba, U-Jam and 2 self-designed HIIT classes.
  • CrossCore Corporation, Master Trainer, 2012 to 2013
  • RDFT, 2012 to 2013 - Small-group personal training
  • Metro Family YMCA, Portland, OR, 1994 – 1997
  • University of Washington Intramural Activities and North Seattle YMCA, 1992-1994
  • Olympia Area YMCA and Livingwell Lady, 1991 – 1992


  • JTA analysis
  • Developing criteria for initial certification and recertification of a Personal Trainer
  • Determining the disciplines and analyzing the content of professional activity of a personal trainer
  • Development of test items
  • Beta-testing of the exam items
  • Expert review of the test tasks
  • Establishing a Code of Ethics
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