Stefan’s Bio


Stefan Aschan, M.Sc. author of the “Alpine Weight Loss Secrets”, was born and raised in Vienna until age 7 then moved at age 14 to Streifing (a little village with just 20 houses and 3 farms). These were in Austria, the country of Alps, with clean air, active and healthy living.


He led an active life the minute he was born. His passion for fitness started in primary school where he competed as an athlete in sports such as wide & high jumping, 100-meter sprints and downhill skiing.  His love of nutrition was developed on the organic farms in Streifing and continued through his work as a culinary apprentice in Hotel Bellevue Vienna. While receiving his Culinary Arts Degree at Aigen in Ennstall, Styria, Stefan was further bitten by the “fitness bug” and continued training at the local gyms and fitness facilities in his area. Never one to shy away from physical activity, Stefan also began playing American football at the same time that he started his modeling career.


His friends and colleagues continuously told Stefan that his energy and outlook on life was too great to be bottled up in Europe and urged him to move to a country with a larger outlook — The USA.


Commitment and discipline are key parts of Stefan’s personality. In 1997, equipped with two suitcases and a goal, Stefan immigrated to the United States. Once in New York, he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business while continuing to work towards many of his certificates – NASM, AFFA, ACE, Charles Poliquin Strength Coach, Paul Check Corrective Exercise Coach,Reebok University, Johnny G, Jane Waller, Gin Miller, Club Danube, Body Pump, … . Also he obtained his Masters in Science Degree in Holistic Nutrition from Clayton Collage of Natural Health and became and Integrative Movement Specialist by studying with Dr. Evan Osar, The Barrel Institute and the Feldenkrais Institute.


His programs have been featured in many publications — Fitness, Shape, More, Cosmopolitan, Woman’s Day, First Woman, The New York Times, the New York Sun, and Forbes online. Currently he is a contributor to, television’s CW11 – The Morning News Show, and The Huffington Post. He writes monthly articles for “Affluent Magazine”.


Because he was in contact with so many individuals who did not want to settle for less than looking great in their 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s, Stefan developed “Natural Movement Form and Fitness” to enable men and women to disprove the popular but dubious notion that aging means pain,in particular lower back – neck, shoulder, and the neck, diseases, low energy, unfitness, heaviness, obese, depression and not being attractive.


Stefan’s students continue to prove that going through changes in life, age and metabolic processes does not mean that they must settle for poor health, pain during sitting, movement or older age, waning energy and drab looks. All women and men can benefit from taking small daily steps to improve their health, energy levels, and their looks to make the 40s and beyond the most satisfying and productive time of their lives.


Driven, career-oriented, and successful time-pressed professionals have praised his programs such as CEOs, celebrities, models, accountants, writers, editors, stay-at-home moms and dads and doctors and anyone who has experienced his programs and experienced the results. He’s been quoted as saying, “I have techniques that will work for anyone, anywhere, anytime… !”

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