Chicago, IL 60601
Tracy Banks has accumulated more than a decade of experience as fitness professional and educator. She holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Exercise Science and is CSCS certified. She began as a Group Exercise Instructor in undergrad at Miami University of Ohio and took on personal training in grad school at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Upon graduation from UIC, Tracy was given the opportunity to teach several undergraduate level personal training courses. It was during this time she realized that teaching was her true passion and decided to move her career from the studio & gym to the classroom.
Tracy’s teaching background went on to include positions such as Creator/Coordinator of the Group Fitness Instructor Training (GFIT) program at UIC as well as Instructor for World Instructor Training Schools (WITS) at several Chicago area community colleges. Tracy currently provides education through her position as Lead Instructor for the Chicago campus of the National Personal Training Institute and as a Master Trainer for BOSU®. In October 2009, Tracy was given the honor of joining the elite educators of Sunshine Fitness Resources® where her presentation and teaching experience continues to grow on a national level.