Green Family Training Center (GFTC) was created in 2021 by Zach and Araceli Green. Zach originally started the business solo in 2019 as Green Martial Arts and Fitness. As times changed, Araceli decided to help grow the business with her husband. GFTC now offers: martial arts, aerial arts, and tumbling. They love what they do and it brings them joy to share their knowledge with others. GFTC offers classes and private lessons for ages 3+.
Araceli has an extensive background in movement arts. She has trained for several years in tumbling, dance, contortion, martial arts, and aerial acrobatics. She has competition experience in dance, aerial arts, and jiu-jitsu. Araceli has performed solo and duo aerial arts routines professionally, with specialty acts on the hoop and silks, at venues including: The Queen Mary, Pirates Dinner Adventure, and Teatro Martini.
Other apparatuses she has experience on are aerial hammock, cube, spanish web, dance trapeze, swinging trapeze, and nets. She began coaching aerial arts and acrobatics for kids and young adults in 2014. In 2017, she earned her BS in Kinesiology. Araceli is also a certified Pilates Reformer under Balanced Body and a certified personal trainer through NASM. She loves learning and is always looking for opportunities to grow as a coach and performer, and now as a business owner.
Sensei Zach is a lifelong martial artist with a fourth degree black belt in Taekwondo, a blue belt in jiu-jitsu, 20 years of experience in hapkido, and 17 years of experience in Muay Thai. He has 20 years of competitive experience in martial arts, including several amateur fights as well as being sparring partners for some well known professional fighters.
For many years his student competitors have competed in official NASKA events. Zach has a background in stage stunts as well as training in film stunts. He is also a NASM certified personal trainer with years of clients achieving their fitness goals.
Our mission is to educate and empower people of all ages in martial arts, aerial arts, and tumbling. We provide a safe and welcoming environment to inspire and encourage a healthy, physical lifestyle. We strive to create a strong and happy community for all of our members and their families.
To create premiere programming for all skill levels and abilities while bringing together the community and improving the quality of life of our clientele.