Welcome to Dance Play Thrive
You’ve reached the entry point to your personal fitness and health revolution.
I’m Nancy Trunzo, a certified Health Coach, Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, and Belly Dance Professional. I work with Middle Aged Adults (35 – 55) who want to reduce body aches and pains, eat foods they love, stay active, improve confidence, and manage stress.
I’m a mom, a dancer, and a creative who loves educating people about the ways they can manage the speed bumps of everyday life. I am passionate about exploring situations with a playful mindset, using dance and movement as a means for self expression, and making the most out of the resources that are available. I’m thrilled to share them with you.
Are You 110% ready for your Health & Fitness revolution?
Picture yourself with energy to get through your busy day, moving your body with less pain, and feel really great about yourself.
Sounds amazing doesn’t it?
I am here to tell you that you have all of that in your life.
You can exercise in a way that feels good and is safe for your body.
You can develop confidence.
You can reduce stress.
You can keep eating the foods you love without guilt.
You can build a life that is thriving.
Benefits my clients have reported while working with me:
Improved their physical strength, flexibility, and mobility.
Reduction of body aches and pains (especially lower back).
Increased confidence and self-esteem.
Less stress with more mental clarity.
More energy to enjoy life.
I support you by focusing on health and well-being, not weight. I help you understand that the problem is in cultural attitudes about weight, not your body.
I support you in handling the unique challenges you may have with your body. I show compassion for the difficulties that arise from living in a culturally stigmatized body.
I provide a friendly, non-judgmental environment that acknowledges and celebrates body diversity.
I help you develop sustainable behavioral changes that easily fit into your busy lives.
I accept and respect the diversity of body shapes and sizes
I recognize that health and well-being are multi-dimensional and that they include physical, social, spiritual, occupational, emotional, and intellectual aspects
I promote all aspects of health and well-being for people of all sizes
I promote eating in a manner which balances individual nutritional needs, hunger, satiety, appetite, and pleasure
I promote individually appropriate, enjoyable, life-enhancing physical activity, rather than exercise that is focused on a goal of weight loss
I’ve got a wide array of skills and experience to support you.
1. I created and implemented a belly dance class curriculum that integrates body, mind, spirit, and community.
2. I am a sought-after instructor and coach who is known for my compassionate, playful, and knowledgeable methods.
3. I created a dance fitness format that was the first of its kind in Oakland. It taught people dances from around the world and included meditation & affirmations.
4. I have a master’s degree in Holistic Health Education plus certifications as a Health Coach, Group Fitness Trainer, Personal Trainer, and Mind-Body Pilates & Yoga Instructor.
These experiences give me the unique expertise to help you achieve a personal health and/or fitness routine that fits into your life, feels good, is safe, and allows you to feel strong, joyful, and confident.
When I’m not teaching fitness classes or providing health coaching I can be found doing a lot of other creative things. I enjoy DJing Global Bass music for events in the San Francisco Bay Area, creating belly dance and burlesque routines & costuming, as well as knitting and crocheting.
I’m lucky to be supported by my loving boyfriend, my amazing teenagers, and our very silly dog. They give me a soft place to land and inspire me daily.
Here are some other fun facts about me:
o I used to compete with my horses in a variety of events around Northern California
o I was a Girl Scout from Brownies through the completion of my Senior Gold Award
o I love cosplay and costuming
o I did student teaching in High School Agriculture, I thought I was going to do that as my career
o I can quote most of Pirates of the Caribbean (1st Movie) and Lord of the Rings movies
Your invitation to get to know me
Consider joining the Dance Play Thrive Facebook community to get to know more about what I’m about and find a lovely group of people who are learning about supporting their health and fitness needs.
Also, I send out a weekly email newsletter full of educational information and special offers about upcoming programs.
Have questions and want to talk about them?
It’s easy, schedule a FREE 30-minute call/video/session and lets create a plan. I’ve got a wide range of programs available for every budget.
I can work with you via video chat, on the phone or in person if you are in the San Francisco or Oakland area. Together we can figure out how I can best support your goals and get you thriving in your life.