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Training at elevate

ELEVATE is a fitness and performance training facility that offers training programs for adults as well as athletes in Middle School and High School. We specialize in private and small group training formats. Our goal is to help our clients Move, Feel, and Perform Better, whether that be in sport or living life to the fullest. This may be through weight loss, increased mobility, strength,  and stamina, as well as decreased pain and injury prevention. At ELEVATE, we pride ourselves in providing each of our members Direction, Guidance, and Progression for their fitness/health goals. This is why we offer "Training Memberships" rather than just the typical "Gym Membership".  No matter your fitness level or experience, we are committed to helping you Feel, Move, and Perform Better. 

our staff

Marla Brackman Owner and Trainer - Family


B.Sc. Exercise Science, MSU-Bozeman
ACE Certified Personal Trainer and GroupX Instructor
Certified Yoga Tune Up® Teacher (100 hrs)
Stick Mobility® Certification, Level I
DVRT Ultimate Sandbag® Trainer, Level I
TRX® Certified Level I and II
Hardstlye Kettlebell Certified with Dragon Door
Twist Sports Coach, Bronze Level
MBSCThrive Coach
Trained by Lee Burton in FMS System 

Marla Brackman

Owner and Head Coach

After incurring a knee injury (ACL) during a basketball game as a teenager, Marla Brackman’s interest in human movement, injury prevention, health, and performance was birthed.  She then sought out and completed her B.S. in Exercise Science from Montana State University – Bozeman. Shortly after, she acquired her Group Fitness and Personal Training Certification through the American Council on Exercise.  Since then, Marla has brought her upbeat and fun loving attitude into her classes and training sessions while utilizing a variety of exercise formats and modalities.  

Most recently, Marla opened Elevate, fulfilling her long time goal of one day of owning and operating her own gym. She has pooled together her twenty years of experience in the health and fitness industry to build a training facility of the highest quality that utilizes the best training methods within the industry through her licenseship with MBSC Thrive. Marla desires Elevate to not only be a "fun place" to work out, but to help each member understand how they can MOVE, FEEL, and PERFORM Better, which ultimately means LOOKing better.  

In her personal life, you can find Marla hanging out with her family and following her two kids around with their various sport, school, and extracurricular activities.  One of her favorite family time activity is going up into the mountains to camp, hike, fish, and huckleberry pick. Marla is married to her college sweetheart Steve Brackman and together they have two children, Drew and Rylee.

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