Gretchen Lawson, BARRE and Zumba Instructor

Gretchen Lawson

Gretchen Lawson is a licensed instructor of different formats of ZUMBA and STRONG Nation. She is a certified BARRE instructor. She resides in Hillsville, VA, where she lives with her soulmate and biggest supporter Scott, and where they’ve raised their four children. She has been a fitness instructor for over 10 years.

Gretchen is the Group Exercise Coordinator for Power Up OCT in Galax, VA. She teaches class, but also trains for Spartan Races 6 days a week. She will be running her first competitive race later in the fall this year. She has been on the Healthy Steps Nutrition Plan through Power Up OCT and has seen amazing results through nutrition and training every day.

Gretchen loves being part of people’s fitness journey. You can see the confidence grow in class and in their lives as they crush one goal after another. I love showing them how much fun being healthy and fit can be!! We give them a place where they feel comfortable to convince their mind how STRONG their body really is!!