Tracy is an award winning author. She has been in the fitness industry for over two decades. She is the owner of Tracy's Personal Training, Pilates & Yoga Studio. Tracy is the 2021 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year and she was one of the three IDEA 2020 Finalist. She is a NFHOF Pro (National Fitness Hall of Fame) 2019 Recognized as one of "Today's Top Trainers" Tracy is the 2019 Medical Fitness Professional of the Year, first runner up. She has been recognized for her work and books worldwide. She has created a the CEC Course Stroke Recovery Training. Her course can be found at the Functional Training Institute. Her books and videos have helped many stroke survivors in recovery worldwide. She has studied throughout the years and has established great knowledge and holds many certifications. College Certified by O.C.C. Health & Physical Education Division: Health Fitness Specialist & Personal Trainer Dance & Group Exercise Leader Certificate in Fitness, Nutrition Certified Biomechanics Specialist, AFAA Primary Group Certification and more....Click Here for Tracy's Resume & Education
Tracy was born and raised in Long Beach California. Her plan is to be back in Long Beach by summer 2021. Covid closed her business in Oregon and she looks forward to being back home and the new adventures and changes to come.
Her first book, The Stroke of an Artist, The Journey of a Fitness Trainer and a Stroke Survivor published in November of 2017. Her second book Tipping Toward Balance, A Fitness Trainer's Guide to Stability and Walking, published March of 2018. Her third book Stroke Recovery, What Now?, When Physical Therapy Ends, But Your Recovery Continues, published December 2018 and her fourth book is The Power of Your Spine, How Back Strength and Posture Pilots the Entire Body, published in October of 2019. Her 5th book is Dear Stroke You suck, A The Journey of a Fitness Trainer and a Stroke Survivor, Published April 2020, Her 6th book is Stroke Recovery, Regaining Arm Movement. Published May 2020. Her 7th Book is Stroke Recovery Leg Stability and Walking Gait, Published August 2020. Her 8th book, Your Brain, The Engine to Your Body. Published August 2020. Tracy has two new books coming out this year, 2020. Her 9th book, Your Brain, Kid's Edition. Published November 2020. All of Tracy Markley's books have a chapter on anatomy, movement, biomechanics and knowledge of human movement. The Power of Your Spine book is all anatomy. Tracy believes that knowledge brings power in the strengthening and healing of our bodies for over all better health, balance, walking and function. Her books have been read world wide and have helped thousands of people.
In 2018 Tracy was asked to be on the Education Advisory Board for the Medfit Foundation. She was asked if she would write a CEC course on stroke recovery and exercise. She created this fitness professional education course:
Stroke Recovery Training CEC Course, for professionals to gain more education to help survivors continue in recovery safe and effectively.