About Martha Montes
MARTHA MONTES, Pilates/Company Yoga Instructor, Wellness/Fitness Specialist, is from Mexico and has been licensed by the American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM) as a Health Fitness Instructor since 2001. She holds a master’s degree in exercise science from Northeastern Illinois University. In 2010, she completed a yoga teacher training through Yoga Alliance. She has over 20 years of experience in the wellness field, helping people reach their goals through a complete mindful approach that includes proper fitness, wellness, and nutrition. Montes has worked with athletes, dancers, and fitness enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. Her methods have been proven very successful on weight management, body re-shaping, and life-style change. Montes founded and currently operates Chicago Latin Fitness, which partners with the Chicago Park District, City Colleges, and Chicago Public Schools, among other organizations, to provide wellness coaching throughout Chicago and the suburbs. She has been part of the faculty at Northeastern Illinois University and currently is the Associate Director for Campus Recreation. Montes is honored to be working with Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater.