Stacey Lei Krauss. About SLK
Stacey Lei Krauss is the president of willPower productions, llc., and the creator of The willPower Method, and co-owner of the willPower FIT STUDIO.
She is an international fitness educator accredited with ACSM, ACE, AFAA, 10 years of dance training and over 20 years in the fitness industry. A native New Yorker, she built her career in the heart of NYC and then progressed to San Francisco to find balance of practice. She is now based in Denver, CO enjoying the benefits of training in altitude, and teaching classes at her flagship studio.
The central focus of SLK's work is Foot Fitness. Considered a pioneer in this practice, she was coined the Barefoot Contessa by Daily Candy, San Francisco, for her Sole Training® program. Since 2000, Stacey Lei has taught thousands of people how to strengthen and smarten their feet, eliminate foot pain, and enhance function and performance. In 2011, after a decade of barefoot study, she joined the Vibram FiveFingers® team as Lead Fitness Advisor; writing education and programming to help consumers and athletes understand the concept of natural foot training and how to use Vibram FiveFingers® as a safe and efficient training tool.
SLK is best known as the creator of the award-winning barefoot cardio-fitness program, willPower & grace®, which is represented by a global team of instructors and taught in fitness facilities around the world. As a Reiki student and practitioner, she approaches exercise and movement through a functionally integrated body-mind-spirit practice.
During the launch of the Nike Free (barefoot / natural foot fitness trainer) shoe in 2005, Stacey Lei was signed as a Nike Elite Instructor, and she continued her affiliation for six years. She programmed, scripted and recorded the Nike Anywhere, Anytime downloadable workouts, available at iTunes. www.AnywhereAnytimeOutdoors2.com
Stacey Lei mentors aspiring instructors and develops programming for some of the leading brands in the fitness industry. She is a master trainer and presenter for Schwinn , BOSU, and IndoRow, as well as a Teacher Trainer for Peak Pilates' MVe Pilates-Fitness program. SLK is also a proud member of the G Series Fit Trainer Team.
If you are interested in bringing SLK to your facility or conference, click here for a PDF download of her press kit and workshop offerings. You can find at her presenting workshops nationwide and abroad on the conference page of this site. You can also take classes with SLK at the willPower FIT STUDIO in Denver, CO.