Sheila Cluff is an internationally-known fitness expert and owner and founder of Palms at Palm Springs and the The Oaks at Ojai health and fitness spas.
The former star and host of her own fitness shows on NBC and KABC in Southern California, Cluff has touched the lives of millions. Named "Woman of the Year" by the City of Hope Foundation, she is a board member of the International Spa Association (ISPA) and one of 15 California representatives for the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness. Most recently Cluff was the recipient of the ISPA Visionary Award, demonstrating her astuteness and dedication to the industry, and the Eve Award presented by the Manniquins Auxiliary of Assistance League of Southern Caoifornia for her philanthropy and commitment to community outreach.
Cluff is a former Sonja Henie professional figure skater and high school physical education teacher. She introduced "cardiovascular dance," to the world in the 1950s. Today, we know this groundbreaking exercise simply as "aerobics."
The author of 4 books and leader of more than forty fitness and beauty cruises, Cluff personally helps participants attain individual power through healthful living. After four decades of great success, Cluff still makes time to teach at least five classes per week at her popular California-based fitness spas and to know her guests by name.