Marti is the founder of MW Culinary Wellness, LLC, a culinary nutrition and wellness practice based in NYC. She brings a unique set of skill as an experienced health-supportive chef with a masters in Functional Medicine and mind-body practitioner. She provides private and public cooking classes, one-on-one counseling, corporate wellness lectures and workshops. She is a nationally recognized culinary nutrition and wellness educator who has been passionately helping people to transform their health for 15 years.
Marti launched the culinary program at Blum Center for Health in 2011 and wrote 40 recipes for Dr. Blum's book, The Immune System Recovery Plan. She is currently on faculty with the Center for Mind Body Medicine and the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy.
She was a TEDx Cape May speaker in 2014. Marti has been a featured chef in the media on ABC Channel 7 Eyewitness News, Shape Magazine, News Channel 12 Connecticut, mindbodygreen.com, and www.droz.com.
Marti has a degree in Exercise Physiology and Dance and is a Masters candidate in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine from the University of Western States. She is a graduate of The Natural Gourmet Institute where she currently teaches in the public program.
Her commitment to a healthy lifestyle stems from her years as a dancer where nutrition and physical conditioning were imperative to preventing injury. With an extensive background in cooking, nutrition, movement, and mind-body medicine, Marti believes in an individualized whole-person approach to health and healing.