Martha M.

Group Fitness Instructor
Staff Bio

Martha has been employed at Galter LifeCenter since 2001. She has worked in her field since 1998.

Education/ Certifications:

  • Master’s in Exercise Science
  • Bachelors of Arts
  • American College of Sports Medicine Exercise Physiologist Certification
  • AFAA Group Fitness Instructor Certification
  • Yoga Hatha Certification
  • Stott Pilates Mat Basic and Intermediate Series
  • Jonny G. Certified Spinning Instructor
  • MOSSA Group Kick
  • MOSSA Zumba
  • MOSSA Aqua Zumba
  • MOSSA Zumba Toning
  • MOSSA Zumba Gold
  • GI JABB Cardio Kickboxing
  • Water Aerobics 
  • Prenatal Water Exercise
  • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard

Workshops attended:

  • IDEA
  • ACSM Conferences
  • Zumba Convention

Languages I speak:

  • English
  • Spanish

Interests outside of work: I teach for the PE and Health Departments at NEIU. And I own and operate a fitness business and train dancers.

Places I have traveled: 

  • Mexico
  • Honduras
  • Colombia
  • throughout the U.S

Philosophy that drives my work:  I believe everyone can improve regardless of starting point. My focus is proper form and technique for lasting injury free results. Classes/sessions should be fun and exciting.

Quick Note: Galter LifeCenter is one of my favorite places because of the professionalism and caring service of all the staff and the members are a joy to see over the years!


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