About

I am the author of twelve books. I have been working and studying in the fitness industry for over 20 years. I am the owner of Tracy's Personal Training, Pilates and Yoga Studio in Southern California. I am 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. I was the recipient of the 2021 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year Award. I was one of the three finalist for the 2020 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year Award. I 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 Dear Stroke You Suck, The Journey of A Fitness Trainer and A Stroke Survivor" This is the 2nd 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 "Stroke Recovery, Regaining Arm Movement and "Stroke Recovery, Leg Stability and Walking Gait." and then "Your Brain, The Engine to Your Body - Kid's Edition" also published in 2020. In May 2022 she published "Biomechanics of Your Body, An Simplified Way to Learn Human Movements and Muscles" and then "I'm Not Stupid, I Have Hearing Loss".

I am the author and creator of the "Stroke Recovery Training" CEC/CEU course for the fitness and medical industry. all my books and courses can be located at www.tracymarkley.com
In 2021 I became the Executive Director for the Stroke Support Association in Long Beach, CA.

I am the radio show host of "The Health and Fitness Show with Tracy" KXZR 90.7 FM radio on the Oregon coast. The shows can also be heard at www.Castbox.fm

All my books can be found at amazon and my websites www.tracymarkley.com and www.tracyspersonaltraining.com

Other Works

  • I'M NOT STUPID, I HAVE HEARING LOSS - A STORY OF HEARING LOSS & HEARING AIDS

    2022
  • Biomechanics of Your Body - A Simplified Way to Learn Human Movement and Muscles

    2022
  • WHAT'S NEXT? Igniting change & IMPACT in Health, Fitness & Life Now - coloration book

    2022
  • Dear Stroke You Suck, The Journey of A Fitness Trainer and Stroke Survivor

    2020
  • Stroke Recovery, Regaining Arm Movement

    2020
  • Stroke Recovery, Leg Stability and Walking Gait

    2020
  • Your Brain, The Engine to Your Body A Fitness Trainer's Guide to Brain Health

    2020
  • Your Brain, The Engine to Your Body KID'S EDITION

    2020
  • The Power of Your Spine, How Back Strength and Posture Pilots the Entir Body

    2019
  • Tipping Toward Balance, A Fitness Trainers Guide to Stability and Walking to

    2018
  • Stroke Recovery, What Now? When Physical Therapy Ends But Your Recovery Continues

    2018
  • The Sroke of An Artist, The Journey of A Fitness Trainer and Stroke Survivor

    2017

Awards and Recognition

  • American Book Fest - Best Book Award Finalist - Stroke Recovery Regaining Arm Movement
  • American Book Fest - Best Book Award Finalist - Stroke Recovery Leg Stability and Waling Gait
  • American Book Fest - Best Book Award Finalist - Tipping Toward Balance A Fitness Trainer's Guide to Stability and Walking
  • 2021 IDEA World Personal Trainer of the Year
  • Literary Titan Book Award for Children's book Your Brain, Kids Edition
  • 2nd Place - Medical Fitness Professinal of the Year Award 2020 2004 Award 1st Price in Poetry Contest
  • Readers Favorite Book Award Winner - Silver Medal
  • Living Now Book Awards - Books For Better Living - Bronze Metal