Marta has been a member of GW since 2023 and leads programs in Spain, her country of origin. She has a degree in Classical Music, Physical Theater, and a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education Teacher Training. After working professionally in the field of music education and performing arts in different countries (Spain, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom), she decided to change her life by traveling to India to train as a yoga instructor and to collaborate in a Community development project as a volunteer. Currently, she works giving yoga and wellness retreats in Latin America for people from all over the world and she often collaborates in social integration projects of small villages in Colombia where she is living now sharing her knowledge with the community.
Where did you grow up?
Where do you call home now?
Year started at Global Works?
What’s your favorite part about leading trips?
When the program runs smoothly and you see that students are curious, open to the experience and eager to be amazed while having a good time.
What’s something you can’t live without while you are traveling?
A notebook and a little essential oil to feel grounded! Lavender is usually the smell that makes me feel at home!
Tell us about a favorite memory from a trip you have taken
The first time I saw a cobra at the porch of my house in India while living in there during the pandemia. Maybe is not my favourite memory but it is something I will remember forever.
Where is your favorite place you have traveled to?
Poon Hill, Nepal
Fun fact, special talent, or favorite memory
I am a great specialist in letting my plants die.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I enjoy doing my yoga practice, cooking for others, playing the flute and singing improvised melodies in a jam session with friends, walking and soaking in the cold water of the waterfalls near my home.
What languages do you speak?
Mother tongue Spanish and Catalan, fluent English and basic French.
If you had to give one piece of advice or words of encouragement to someone on their first travel experience, what would it be?
Do not be afraid! Go in with an open mind and heart. It can be difficult sometimes because everything is new but we are here to learn and have fun. Trust in yourself and the team.