Aniela and Jerzy Gregorek, creators of The Happy Body Program, immigrated to the United States from Poland as political refugees during the Solidarity Movement. They are both World Weightlifting Champions and world record holders. In 2000 they founded UCLA’s weightlifting team and became its head coaches.
As creators of The Happy Body Program, they have been mentoring clients for more than 30 years, helping them attain elite physical fitness and practice healthy, anti-aging lifestyles. The Happy Body program has reached more than 30,000 practitioners throughout the world. Clients include numerous Silicon Valley luminaries including Naval Ravikant, CEO and cofounder of AngelList, and Tim Ferriss, best-selling author and speaker, who included the Gregoreks in his most recent best-seller, Tribe of Mentors.
They currently work with Dr. Michael P. Snyder, chair of genetics and director of genomics and personalized medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, and Dr. Michael McCullough, social entrepreneur and emergency room physician to the Dalai Lama.
Aniela and Jerzy have written numerous books on fitness. They also both hold a Master’s degree in Creative Writing and have authored works of translation and poetry.