Margaret van zandt


fitness instructor

My fitness career started over 35 years ago when I was approached by the manager of the fitness studio where I was a regular participant in their aerobics classes, and she suggested I should try teaching aerobics.  I was hooked!  Since then I have continued to teach fitness classes, small group training, specialty classes and one on one personal training.  

I enjoyed the fitness profession so much that I went back to school and obtained a BS in Exercise Science as well as multiple certifications and specialty training from American College of Sports Medicine, American Council on Exercise, American Academy of Health and Fitness Professionals ,and Stott Pilates.

I have been with HealthQuest since they began in 1991.  During this time, I have also had my own personal training business and managed/owned a gymnastics facility.  Currently semi-retired, I stay busy teaching classes at HealthQuest, working in my garden, enjoying time with my 4 grandchildren and catching up on taking vacations!