Make a PACT for Life! Specialists

Make a PACT for Life!® Specialists:

Nora Hickey

Based in Valley Stream, New York,  Nora Hickey, is the owner, of "Get Fit With Nora" Personal Training.  AFAA Certified Personal Trainer since 2005, specializing in one on one training and small group fitness and wellness classes.  Offers in-home personal training services to local residents anxious to achieve their ideal weight and fitness.  Her experience and understanding of how the body works, enables her to perform full body assessment in order to create a unique workout plan designed just for you!  Happy to be a Make a PACT for Life!® Specialist and is excited to be working with cancer survivors.

As a Nassau County Resident, she also works as an Independent Contractor for the Town Of Hempstead, teaching Aqua Fitness and Total Body Fitness Classes.

Phone 516-643-0417   Email


Carla DeSimone 

Carla has been a Certified Personal Trainer since August 2001. She is a Clinical Instructor for the Academy of Applied Personal Training Education  (AAPTE ) at Hofstra University and in 2007, 2009 and 2012 she was a Subject Matter Expert for the AAPTE’s National Accreditation Application Process.  She also completed her Level 2 Certification-Chronic Diseases and Special Populations in December 2002. Spinning is one of Carla’s passions and she holds a Spin Certification since 1999. Carla is also a Full Melt Instructor. Carla is currently working as an independent Personal Trainer in New York City and is looking forward to working with cancer survivors. Carla is dedicated to creating safe and efficient workouts that are custom designed for the needs, goals, and abilities of her clients.  She believes that optimal health and strength can be achieved at any age.

For NYC Appts Call: 516 428-4362 or Email:


Maddie McGee

Maddie is a New York City based personal trainer, seasoned SOLO Fitness & Wellness Trainer and Yoga teacher. In addition to PACT she holds certifications from Equinox Fitness Training Institute, National Association of Sports Medicine, Ishta Yoga, Karma Kids Yoga, and Yogi beans. Other areas of specialty include pre-natal/post partum, older adults, balance, and pain and stress management. Maddie’s approach is holistic and integrative. She collaborates with her students to delineate specific goals and concerns, which are re-evaluated periodically. Based on this she designs and executes a program of movement and breath intended to create desired changes in any or all of the following areas: strength, stability, agility, flexibility, energy levels, and overall wellness. Maddie is committed to honoring her students’ instincts and intuition first and foremost.

Phone: 516 721-7219  or Email:

Nancy Burke

I am delighted to be part of the Pact Team!  I am a Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Nia Blue Belt, Melt Instructor, Fall Stop Move Strong Instructor and Certified Instructor in Exercise Programs for Older Adults. I teach Group Fitness at the JCC and at Asphalt Green in NYC. I also do in home Personal Training.  It has been my privilege to work with Clients of all ages and challenges and I have learned that every BODY can find health and wellness through exercise. My goal is always to design programs that are appropriate to the changing needs of each client in their recovery. The PACT program incorporates all of the elements to physical fitness: mobility, stability, strength, endurance and takes into account the unique process that each individual client is going through. As a PACT Instructor, I am proud to be part of your support team. I look forward to meeting you and supporting you while you find your path to a new life of abundant health!!!

Phone:  646-321-1325 or Email:

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