Maria

Maria E.

Personal Trainer and Fitness Specialist
Staff Bio

Maria has been employed at Galter LifeCenter since 2000.

Education:

  • M.Ed. Counseling
  • BA Elementary and Secondary Education

Her certifications include:

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • Post-rehabilitation
  • Functional Stability
  • Youth and Adolescent Training

Philosophy that drives my work: “When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot become manifest, strength cannot be exerted, wealth becomes useless and reason becomes powerless.”  - Hemophilus, 300 BC

Professional Focus: Post-rehabilitation, functional stability, youth/adolescent training.  I combine my counseling and personal training skills to improve the mind-body connection and enhance wellness.

Fitness Activities: Completed 13 marathons, three Olympic distance triathlons, numerous sprint distance triathlons, and a half Ironman as part of a relay team. I also played competitive tennis.

She combines her counseling and personal training skills to improve the mind-body connection and enhance wellness.


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