Tracy L. Markley has been working and studying in the fitness industry since 1994. She is an Award-winning Personal Trainer, writer, and author. She is the owner of Tracy's Personal Training, Pilates & Yoga Studio. Tracy is the recipient of the 2021 IDEA World Personal Trainer of the Year, and She was a Finalist to the 2020 IDEA World Personal Trainer of the Year award. She is 200hr RYT through Cloud Nine Yoga, NESTA Sport Yoga Teacher and a Certified Reiki Master Teacher. She is a Certified Health Fitness Specialist, Personal Trainer, Dance & Group Exercise Leader, Fitness & Nutrition, Biomechanics Specialist, AFAA Group Exercise Examiner, BOSU® Master Trainer, FiTOUR Pro-Trainer, Reiki Master-Teacher, as well as a Pilates and Yoga Instructor. She was Medical Fitness Professional of the Year, 1st Runner up. Tracy was listed in the National Fitness Hall of Fame Book and Website as one of the 2019 top Personal Trainers. In November 2017, she published her first book, "The Stroke of an Artist" The Journey of a Fitness Trainer and a Stroke Survivor. An inspiring journey of a stroke survivor. In March of 2018 she published her second book, "Tipping Toward Balance" A Fitness Trainer's Guide to Stability and Walking. This book is an excellent balance and Fall Prevention book for seniors. Her third book, “Stroke Recovery” What now? When Physical Therapy Ends, But Your Recovery Continues. This book published in December 2018. Her fourth book, The Power of Your Spine, How Back Strength and Posture Pilots the Entire Body". This book is about the power of the Back and Spine and if the spine is strong the rest of the body functions stronger and better. And Tracy's Dear Stroke You Suck, The Journey of a Fitness Trainer and A Stroke Survivor" This is the second edition of The Stroke of An Artist. New Title, Larger Print and Updated and Larger Muscle Illustrations. Next came her book “Your Brain, The Engine of Your Body, A Fitness Trainer’s Guide to Brain Health", published in 2020 and then "Your Brain, The Engine to Your Body - Kid's Edition" also published in 2020. In May 2022 she published "The Biomechanics of Your Body, A Simplified Way to Learn Human Movement and Muscles.
She has been well recognized in the fitness community for her training and teachings for stroke survivors in recovery and caregivers. .
In July of 2018 she was asked to be on the Fitness Education Advisory Board for Medfited.org and to write CEC Certification Programs for professionals on “Stroke Recovery and Exercise”. She is a 2020 IDEA World Personal Trainer of the Year Finalist. In her earlier years she won writing contests and also received an award in writing. She created and runs a Stroke Support group with over 4200 members on Facebook.
Tracy Markley is the Author/Creator of the Stroke Recovery Training CEC/CEU course and Functional Anatomy 101 Course for the fitness/health industry. Link to this course is on her website www.tracymarkley.com and www.tracyspersonaltraining.com
Tracy is the radio show host of "The Health and Fitness Show with Tracy" KXZR 90.7 FM radio on the Oregon coast. Her radio show can also be heard on her podcast on Buzzsprout. at the link: https://thehealthandfitnessshowwithtracy.buzzsprout.com/
Tracy is available for speaking events, book signing s and training. She can be contacted at her at her websites and social media.
Amazon books available at www.amazon.com/author/tracymarkley