Fitness Instructor Spotlight: Marlena Santiago


Marlena started her career in Miami in 2007 teaching group fitness. Marlena lost 90 pounds participating in group fitness classes which is what inspired her to become an instructor and help other people. Moving to this area in 2009 Marlena has been teaching at various locations throughout the valley. In 2012 she realized she wanted to further her career and certified as a personal trainer.

Marlena believes each person she works with is unique and she strives for every client to reach their personal goals. She is a big believer in functional fitness and has been working with active adults since 2010. She loves her cat Skittles and works hard to spoil him.


  • Personal Training (NCSF)
  • Group Fitness (AFAA)
  • Corrective Specialist (NASM)

Layering Certifications:

  • Power Plate
  • TRX
  • Silvers Sneakers Classic
  • Yoga and Circuit
  • Turbo Kick
  • Barre Above
  • Tabata
  • Amped Kettlebells

Click here to view the fitness class schedule and book a class with Marlena today!