Nancy Bruning, MPH
Seminar Leader, Activity Mapping
Nancy is a seasoned group fitness instructor, personal trainer and health
educator. In her role as ConnectWell’s Seminar Leader, Activity Mapping, Nancy is
responsible for creating and implementing the innovative outdoor and indoor
exercise programs at clients' campuses. This unique activity program
requires no special exercise equipment and includes a customized map
utilizing the grounds of the worksite.
Nancy has been guiding and designing group physical activity programs for 10
years. She attributes her success in motivating people to move to combining her twin backgrounds in creativity and science. Nancy has worked with various private national and
community-based nonprofit organizations as well as the New York City
Department of Parks & Recreation and the Department of Human Health and
Hygiene. Nancy is the author of Nancercize: 101 Things to do on a Park
Bench, in which she teaches how to get a full workout, at different levels
of difficulty, utilizing the grounds and onsite features of a park or other outdoor space.
Nancy is a native New Yorker who has lived in Europe and California and
continues to travel the world enjoying herself and observing pleasurable,
practical, effective ways to integrate physical activity into people's
lifestyles. Her commitment to outdoor activities is rooted in her own
play-filled childhood and research into the impressive extra benefits of
being in nature and the social aspects of group exercise.
Nancy has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising Design and Visual Communication from Pratt Institute and a Master of Public Health from Hunter College, City University of New York.
She is a certified Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist, PAPHS.