Tracy L. Markley

Jacksonville, FL

I have been in the fitness industry full time for two decades. I am the owner of Tracy’s Personal Training, Pilates & Yoga Studio in Florence Oregon, soon to be back in Southern California.
I started and I am the Leader of the Florence Oregon Stroke Support Group
I serve on the Fitness Education Advisory Board – Medfit Education Foundation

Radio Host at KXCR 90.7 FM The Health and Fitness with Tracy 10 Minute Show – Airing Mondays at 1:50pm and used as a 10-minute spot filler randomly throughout the week. On the Oregon Coast.

Author of 9 books.
The Stroke of an Artist, The Journey of a Fitness Trainer and a Stroke Survivor Published Oct. 2017
Tipping Toward Balance, A Fitness Trainer's Guide to Stability and Balance Published March 2018
Stroke Recovery, What Now? When Physical Therapy Ends, But Your Recovery Continues Published December 2018
The Power of Your Spine, How Back Strength and Posture Pilots the Entire Body Published September 2019
Dear Stroke, You Suck, The Journey of a Fitness Trainer and a Stroke Survivor Published March 2020
Stroke Recovery, Regaining Arm Movement Published April 2020
Stroke Recovery, Leg Stability and Walking Gait Published August 2020
Your Brain, A Fitness Trainer’s Guide to Brain Health Published October 2020
Your Brain, Kid’s Edition Published November 2020 – I Won a Literary Award for this book.

Author of Fitness Education CEC Courses
“Stroke Recovery Training” CEC Course at The Functional Training Institute
“Stroke Recovery and Exercise” CEC Course at &

Finalist for the 2020 IDEA World Personal Trainer of the Year Award.

Voted 2020 Best of Florence – Personal Trainer of the Year in our community.
Voted 2020 Best of Florence 2nd Place – Support Group – Stroke Recovery Support Group in our community.

Listed with National- Fitness Hall of Fame Distinguished Scholar of Fitness

Awarded - 2019 Medfit Professional of the Year 1st Runner Up. – In Recognition of Outstanding Achievements, Highest Standards, and contributions in the Medical Fitness Field. Announced and Received in February 2020.

Leader and Creator of “Florence Oregon Stroke Recovery Support Group” I created and run the group that meets in person once a month.

Leader and Creator of “Stroke Survivor and Recovery Support, Learn Body Mechanics and Gain Hope” Facebook private stroke recovery and care giver support group. As of 2021 it has over 4000 members.

Speaker at Stroke Recovery Support Groups and Senior Centers/Groups for Fall Prevention & Stability/Walking
On Staff at FiTOUR® - Pro-Master Trainer - Leads Live Workshops for Certifications

Earned the position of Workshop Examiner for Group X with AFAA - Athletes and Fitness Association of America
This position was faded out as online fitness certifications became the thing to do.

Voted 2015, 2016 and 2017 Best of Florence - For Best Yoga in our community, Florence, Oregon.
FiTOUR Master Trainer, Accepted as AFAA Examiner, I have the following certifications: College Certified Health Fitness Instructor & Personal Trainer College Certified Fitness Specialist College Certified Dance & Group Exercise Leader, O.C.C. Health & Physical Education Division, AFAA Group Exercise Leader, College Certificate in Fitness & Nutrition, Certificate-Postural Analysis Specialist Professional Training Program w/Gina Piazza Certificate-Total Body Flexibility Professional Training Program w/Gina Piazza Certificate-Functional Anatomy of the Core - C.H.E.K. Institute Certificate-Dynamic Medicine Ball Training - C.H.E.K. Institute Primal Movement Patterns C.H.E.K., NESTA Battling Rope Coach, YMCA - Aerobic Instructor Training Program F.F.C Family Fitness Centers - Aerobic Instructor Certification Program, C.H.E.K. Scientific Anatomy of the Core, C.H.E.K. Medicine Ball Training, BOSU? Ball Master Trainer, BOSU? Complete Workout System, NESTA Biomechanics Specialist, NESTA Sports Yoga, Pilates Master Practitioner & Certified Advanced Pilates Instructor Certified Boot Camp Fitness Instructor - FiTOUR Nationally Certified Yoga Instructor, Certificate Exercise and Fibromyalgia Certificate Exercise and Arthritis Certificate Exercise and Osteoporosis Certificate Exercise and Diabetes Certificate CPR - AED & First Aid Certified w/American Heart Association. Awarded Top 2015, 2016 & 2017 Best Yoga in Florence Oregon, Tracy was voted top 5 Personal Trainers in Orange County and Top 5 Boot Camps in Orange County in MyFox LA's Hotlist in for over 2 years. Tracy's Personal Training and Boot Camps was voted number one (1) personal training studio in OC. Tracy Markley was the 2019 Medical Fitness Professional of the Year Runner up and 2020 IDEA Fitness Personal Trainer of the year Finalist. In 2020 she Published 4 more books during the pandemic.

I am the radio show host on KXCR 90.7 FM radio on the Oregon Coast for the show "The Health and Fitness Show with Tracy" If you can't hear the show on Mondays live, they can be heard on her podcast channel on I believe health and fitness training is about developing an individual's own unique strengths. I also believe we need to be very knowledgeable as fitness professionals in muscles and movement and the biomechanics of the human body in order to bring the best we can to our clients. I feel knowledge is power.

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About Me


  • PT, Fitness Specialist, Orange Coast College
  • AA, Exercise Dance Leader Teacher, Orange Coast College

Certifications / Trainings

NESTA - Biomechanics Specialist (BMS)
NESTA - Battling Ropes Coach
NESTA - Sports Yoga Instructor (SY)
BOSU - BOSU Complete (8hr Instructor Training)
Pending Verification
BOSU - BOSU Master Trainer Specialty Certification
Pending Verification
AFAA - Primary Group Exercise Certification
Expires: Jun 23, 2020
Orange Coast College - Fitness Specialist Certificate
Agency Unavailable
College Degree - Paul Check Core Fitness Strength
Agency Unavailable
See our website. Many Certificates listed - Fitness and Health
Agency Unavailable
YMCA - Foundations of Group Exercise
Agency Unavailable

CPR Certified

American Heart Association Heart Saver AED
Agency Unavailable

AED Certified

Liability Insurance

  • Lockton

Tracy L. 's Locations

Tracy's Personal Training

Within 25.00 miles of 97439 (Mobile Training Radius)

Tracy's Personal Training, Pilates & Yoga Studio

1065 7th St
Florence, OR 97439

Additional Information


$60.00 / hr, Ranges from $40-$60

Payment Methods

Cash , Credit Cards , Personal Checks

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • Author of 9 books.
  • Woman of Excellence Award 2017
  • Best Yoga in Florence Oregon 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Author of the book Tipping Toward Balance, A Fitness Trainer's Guide to Stability and Walking - Recognized Worldwide
  • Author of the book Stroke Recovery, What Now? When Physical Therapy Ends, But Your Recovery Continues - Recognized Worldwide
  • My book the Stroke of the Artist, was listed on the top 5 books recomended for stroke recovery
  • 2020 IDEA WORLD Personal Trainer of the Year Finalist
  • 2020 Personal Trainer of the Year Florence Oregon
  • 2020 2nd Place in Florence Oregon Support Groups for the Florence Oregon Stroke Recovery Support Group
  • 2019 Medical Fitness Professional of the Year 2nd Place
  • 2020 Literary Award for My Childrens Book - Your Brain, Kid's Edition

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