Meet The Author

Alice Ann Dailey, MS began her career as an elementary school classroom music and piano teacher. Her teaching career transitioned into physical fitness, and she became the first Pilates teacher in Dallas, Texas. She owned an exercise studio, Oasis Mind-Body Conditioning Center, and later taught PE Pilates at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.

Dailey’s education includes a bachelor of music degree in piano performance from the University of Oklahoma and a master of science degree in exercise physiology from the University of North Texas, which included an internship at the Sports Medicine Clinic of North Texas in Dallas. Her master’s thesis, “The Relationship of the Sit and Reach Test to Criterion Measures of Hamstring and Back Flexibility in Young Females,” was published in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport 57 (3) in September 1986, with Allen W. Jackson and Alice Ann Baker. She earned an American College of Sports Medicine Fitness Instructor Certification in 1985 and the Pilates Method Alliance Gold Certified Instructor in 2005.

The author’s honors include: Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care, 1997; IDEA Master Level Personal Fitness Trainer, 2000; Marquis Who’s Who in Education, 2003; International Educator of Year—International Biographical Center of Cambridge, England, 2004; International Biographical Center’s Leading Educators of the World, 2005. In 2001, she hosted with Ellen Locy a thirteen-and-a-half fitness series, “Your Dailey Inner Body Workout.”

Her mission in writing Dailey Strengthening: 6 Keys to Balance Core Muscles for Optimal Health is to provide the information she has learned from her students and her own self-healing experiences so that others may create a plan to maintain their body, mind, and spirit in good health.


Alice Ann Dailey’s new book Dailey Strengthening: 6 Keys to Balance Core Muscles for Optimal Health  shares her passion for teaching core strengthening exercises based on the “triangle” approach and healthy lifestyle principles to promote wellness and longevity by revealing proven anti-aging secrets emphasizing a mind-body connection.

Alice Ann Dailey shows anyone, from Millennials to Baby Boomers, how to naturally “Restore Balance to the Core” for youthful looks and more active lifestyles!


© 2015 Alice Ann Dailey