About Us

Our Mission


  • To improve the quality of life of those people who are facing health challenges by giving them the opportunity to participate in specialized exercise programs.
  • To bring awareness of the preventive and therapeutic benefits of physical activity and proper nutrition on a person’s overall health and well-being.
  • To engage our communities and encourage participation in all forms of exercise.

Our Team Members


  • Individuals who have been touched by illness or disability
  • Medical professionals who are committed to promoting physical activity as part of a patient’s treatment plan
  • Certified fitness professionals who provide training and guidance in a wide range of physical activities
  • Other supporting organizations who believe in taking a proactive approach to conquering some of life’s health challenges
  • Concerned individuals who want to give support and encouragement to those people in need

Our Activities


  • The Healing Moves Foundation works with the medical and fitness professionals to create specialized, therapeutic exercise programs for patients.
  • We help promote and expand the recreational and therapeutic programs of our partner organizations.
  • We host training events which bring the creators of outside programs to our communities to educate local fitness professionals and healthcare providers.
  • We strive to build community and create support for all of the people facing health challenges.
  • Our organization has joined the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Medical Association Exercise is Medicine™ network.
  • The Healing Moves Foundation is also an active Supporting Organization of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans




The Healing Moves Foundation is honored to have
Nevada’s Former First Lady Dawn Gibbons as our Honorary Ambassador.

The Healing Moves Foundation was presented with this certificate of recognition
in May 2009 from the First Lady of Nevada Dawn Gibbons
for our work with people facing health challenges.

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A proclamation from Governor Brian Sandoval celebrating Exercise is Medicine Month™
with the Healing Moves Foundation – May 2014

2014 HMF Proclamation

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Governor Brian Sandoval and the State of Nevada have teamed up with the Healing Moves Foundation and the American College of Sports Medicine to celebrate May 2014 as Exercise is Medicine™ Month.  Governor Sandoval signed the proclamation calling on health care organizations, physicians, and other professionals, regardless of specialty, to access, to advocate for, and to review every patient’s physical activity program during each comprehensive visit.


Proclamation from Governor Brian Sandoval in May 2013

Proclamation from Governor Brian Sandoval in May 2012

Proclamation from Governor Brian Sandoval in May 2011

Proclamation from Governor Jim Gibbons in May 2010




Healing Moves Foundation Radio PSA

Click on the microphone to hear the Healing Moves Foundation’s radio public service announcement.  The PSA was presented to all of the radio stations throughout the State of Nevada and played June through September 2010.  The Nevada Broadcasters Association estimated 600-800 play times per month!  It was a great way to get our message out to encourage people to move a little more for better health.  We would like to thank the Nevada Organ and Tissue Donor Task Force for joining us in our mission and sponsoring this campaign.




The Healing Moves Foundation has achieved 501(c)(3) nonprofit status. Your charitable contribution is greatly appreciated.  Donations are tax deductible as allowed by law. The Healing Moves Foundation will provide documentation of your gift for tax records. Please consider making a donation to help us continue our important work!


Contact Us:
6151 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000
Reno, Nevada  89511