Nancy Nickel was born and raised in upstate New York, and has been living in the South for the past 15 years. She is a mother and a wife. Her daughter Madison is 3 ½ yrs old and son J.T. is 1 ½. Nancy says she will always be thankful for her northern roots and what she learned there as a child. She is certified as Body Pump instructor, and her goal as an instructor is to encourage others to become interested in fitness. Nancy feels she can serve as a role model for those who feel that being a mother, wife and having a full time career doesn’t allow a for a healthier lifestyle.