Native Fitness and Nutrition

The Native Fitness and Nutrition (FAN) program works to reduce health disparities in the local American Indian community by reducing the prevalence of obesity and obesity-linked diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Eligible participants are American Indians above the age of 8.


Be sure to check MAIC’s calendar for an up-to-date list on our weekly activities. Many activities/challenges are on-line and you MUST make an appointment for the Fitness Center and Gym. Masks are Required at ALL TIMES. 


Additional information is available on our Facebook pageDue to COVID-19 we ask that you reach out to a FAN staff member to make an appointment for the Gym and/or Fitness Center. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.



  • Free physical fitness activities including basketball, volleyball, walking groups, circuit training, yoga, and traditional dancing.
  • Free assistance and coaching by our Health and Wellness Coach to help set and meet health goals
  • Nutrition education and cooking classes to learn how to eat healthy and reduce the risk for diabetes, heart disease and other health issues
  • Quarterly powwows that offer culturally-focused ways to stay physically active

FAN Staff

Colette Lawrence – Native Elders FAN Coordinator
(612) 879-1703


Johnny Crow – Fitness Activities Coordinator
(612) 879-1722


George Green – Fitness Center Attendant
(612) 879-1731


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  • Completed on 2016-12-18