Nathan Perkins, EdD, ACSM-CIFT, is a certified inclusive fitness trainer. Nathan has taught several exercise classes involving individuals with physical disabilities for the past 20 years. Nathan is an adapted physical education instructor at De Anza College in Cupertino, California and received a master’s degree in Kinesiology, emphasizing Sport Psychology/Skill Acquisition from California State East Bay in 2001. In 2008, Nathan received a doctoral degree in education with an emphasis in learning and instruction from the University of San Francisco. Nathan was also a wheelchair track & field athlete who represented the United States in the discus and shot-put at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games and at the 1994 IPC Athletics World Championships (now known as The World Para Athletics Championships).