Interview by Bill Gasiamis 3 Time Stroke Surivior

by Tracy L. Markley


Bill Gasiamis is a 3 time stroke survivor. He started a video channel to help other survivors. he found me through my book The Stroke of An Artist, The Journey of a Fitness Trainer and a Stroke Survivor, and asked if he could interview me. It is episode 36. It was a wonderful and inspiring and educational interview and talk. We shared what we both found helps recovery. I was honored and very happy to be contacted by Bill all the was from Australia to interview me via Skype.

About the Presenter

Tracy L. Markley

Tracy L. Markley IDEA Author/Presenter

I have been in the fitness industry full time for two decades. Author of 3 books 1. "The Stroke of An Artist" The fitness Journey of a Fitness Trainer and a Stroke Survivor. 2. Tipping Toward Balance, A Fitness Trainer's Guide to Stability and Walking 3. Stroke Recovery, What Now? When Physical Therapy Ends But Your Recovery Continues. Owner of Tracy's Personal Training, Pilates & Yoga Studio.,On the Education Advisory Board at, Author of "Stroke Recovery and Exercise" CEC Course at, 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. I believe health and fitness training is about developing an individual's own unique strengths.