Born and bred in Hamburg, Germany, Marte travelled the world before moving to New York City. Marte is a KRI certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher and member of the 3HO International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association. She also completed a 200hr Teacher Training accredited by the Yoga Alliance with Yoga Arts Australia in Bali. Amongst her teachers and mentors are world-renowned Kundalini Masters Gurunam (Author of The Divine Doctor, Founder Universal Force Yoga Center), Guru Dharam (Lotus Healing Center London, Director of The Institute Of Medical Yoga Stockholm), and Guru Charan S. Khalsa, Ph.D. (Author of Breathwalk, Director of Training for KRI). In Bali she studied with Louisa Sear.Marte is a certified prenatal yoga teacher through 'The Khalsa Way' as taught by Gurmukh (Author of Bountiful, Blissful, Beautiful, Director of Golden Bridge Yoga, LA).With Mary Barnes, Founder of YOGA FOR TWO™, Marte studied Prenatal/Postpartum and Mommy & Baby Yoga techniques.