Leslee Bender is the creator of the Bender Method of training. A graduate of the Graduate of the Gray Institute of Applied Functional Science, Leslee’s functional techniques benefit athletes as well as everyday people who want to achieve optimal health and fitness while preventing injury. Leslee is best known for the 2007 Bender Ball Fitness Infomercial and has filmed over 20 DVDs.

She presents to trainers internationally, focusing on the analysis of movement and offering certifications in the Barre Above method, a safer approach to barre, which she co-created with Tricia Murphy Madden.

Leslee lives in Orlando and offers personal training to Central Florida clients. In her free time, she water-skis on Lake Hiawassee.


Leslee Bender, B.A. FAFS

2010 IDEA finalist Instructor of the year


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