Vive Fitness Spotlight: Nathan Towry


Personal Trainer


Around the gym, he's typically cracking a joke, or playing a prank, but don't be misled.  Nathan takes each client's fitness journey seriously. A personal trainer since 2001, Nathan focuses his approach to help his clients reach their goals.  With the certification Corrective Exercise Science from NASM, Nathan believes those with an injury or physical limitation can often continue to exercise and realize their goals through modification and mindful practice.  

Nathan also spent time in Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Peru, earning 170 hours toward his 200-hour Yoga Alliance Teacher certification.  

When he's not in the gym you will most likely find Nathan surfing, hiking the Columbia River Gorge, practicing yoga or in conversation over a beer in one of Portland's many brewpubs.

Best brew: Gt's Kombucha 

Favorite meal: Super spicy guacamole, seriously. 

Ideal vacation: Baja Mexico. Swell pulsing shoulder to head high, no electricity, trading the locals cases of Budweiser for fresh lobster.