Tracie Wright Vlaun
Co – Founder
After being discovered in an Atlanta Mall at the age of 14, Tracie began her career in modeling. Soon after she began to explore the wonders of the industry by traveling to abroad to breathtaking backdrops like Cape Town, South Africa, and Hamburg, Germany to soon find herself settled in Miami Beach as an ELITE model and actress.
Along the way after shooting for Elle magazine and touring the model circuit around Europe to NYC, LA, and Chicago, Tracie began to expand her talents and interests with a love for yoga and sense of center. To create an equilibrium to the common challenges that the modeling and TV world presents, Tracie continued to further immerse herself in yoga and exercise while pursuing various certifications.
Along her journey, Tracie who is also a classically trained musician, pianist and violinist, utilized her proficiency of sound and movement to create and develop her own yoga/fitness workout system called Aeroga®. The Aeroga system is a mastery of movement derived from yoga and multiple modality bodyweight exercise – harmoniously driven by the musical journey. The unique training system is the perfect blend of Yoga, dance, bodyweight, power moves, Pilates, core and interval training. Infusing her impactful music selections allows her cliental to connect with the rhythm and breath to open up to healing techniques that have been passed down for generations.
Tracie began teaching her private Aeroga practice in a small studio in her back yard. As Aeroga began to gain more popularity, Tracie developed V Art of Wellness with her husband Christopher Vlaun. V Art of Wellness is a unique fitness brand that provides the most unforgettable Aeroga, yoga and outdoor fitness experiences at some of the most sought-after locations in North America. In 2014 her business grew to achieve Forbes 5 Star for an exceptional fitness experience.
Tracie has recently been featured multiple times in the Wall Street Journal, OWN Network, CBS News Miami, SELF, DEPARTURES, ELLE, FASHION Canada, OCEAN DRIVE, BLACKBOOK, MIAMI MAGAZINE, The GUARDIAN and more.