Trainer Bio: Maria Latona

Educational Background

  • B.A. from Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
  • Certified Personal Fitness Trainer through AFAA (Athletics & Fitness Association of America)
  • Certified Group Fitness Instructor through AFAA (Athletics & Fitness Association of America)
  • Certified Yoga Therapist/Therapeutic Yoga Teacher, CYT 500 hour
  • Certified SUP Yoga Instructor through SurFit USA (Stand Up Paddleboard)
  • CPR and BLS Certified from American Heart Association

Professional Background

  • Personal Trainer at HealthFit powered by Sarasota Memorial
  • Beach Yoga Teacher at The Resort at Longboat Key Club
  • Personal Fitness Coach at 20 Minutes to Fitness, Sarasota
  • Health & Fitness Specialist at L&T Heath and Fitness, Rockwell Automation
  • Yoga Teacher/Group Exercise Instructor at L&T Health and Fitness, Moen Incorporated
  • Yoga Teacher at Singleton Health Services, NASA Glenn Cleveland
  • Group Exercise Instructor at YMCA’s of Greater Cleveland
  • Adjunct Physical Education Instructor at Cuyahoga Community College

Specialized Experience

  • Functional Strength Training
  • Yoga Therapy and Therapeutic Yoga
  • Launched and taught Paddleboard Yoga Classes – Cleveland Metroparks Recreation Department