About the Company

Our Mission

To inspire and guide people of ALL AGES and ABILITIES to make fitness and PHYSICAL ACTIVITY THE FOUNDATION OF THEIR DAILY LIVES, in a safe, fun-loving and nurturing environment; that transforms their BODY, MIND, and SPIRIT in a meaningful way.

Our Vision

We seek to build multi-cultural bridges throughout urban communities that unite FAMILIES AND NEIGHBORHOODS TOGETHER through EXCEPTIONAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS INITIATIVES that dramatically REDUCE THE INCIDENCE OF CHRONIC DISEASE.

Monifa and Addo

Southbridge Fitness Center

At Southbridge Fitness Center, we are dedicated to the health and fitness of our clients. We work tirelessly to provide training, fitness classes, and health education to help all of our gym members live their healthiest life. We are happy to now have two locations open so we may serve the New York and Brooklyn area a great small gym experience with a personal touch.

Our founders, Martin Addo and Monifa Maat, have created a welcoming gym and fitness center where clients can come to have fun and feel great! Through their personalized training programs, massage therapy, and numerous classes, they hope to help every one of their clients achieve their goals and build a healthy body from the inside out.

Want to learn more about Addo and Monifa? Read about them below or tune in on Saturdays at 12:00 PM for the Add Mo Show! Check Out The Radio Program

Founder: Martin Addo

Martin Luther King Addo was born in Ghana, West Africa and won the title of Mr. Ghana 1995 and 1996. He is a competitive bodybuilder that believes in natural bodybuilding, eating healthy food, rest and peace of mind. Known in the international arena as an accomplished and award-winning body builder, Addo has found great success in his pursuit of a healthy lifestyle. He was awarded 1st place at MuscleMania (Washington DC), and has competed around the world at such events as Mr. Universe (England), NBI Professional, and many others. Addo is an exercise specialist and is available for personal training, yoga-pilates classes and counseling. He is dedicated to providing custom-designed exercise training and nutritional programs that improve the health and longevity of his clients.


Founder: Monifa Maat

Monifa Maat, known affectionately by her clients as “The Healthy Motivator” is a National Certified Personal Trainer, home fitness enthusiast and nutrition advocate. She is a published author and the creator of Bed Aerobics Fitness Flow, where she inspires “health motivation through aerobic innovation!” Monifa’s passion is to provide critical health information to the public in a powerful and innovative format that ultimately motivates them to crave healthier habits. Monifa Maat received her undergraduate degree at Pace University’s Dyson School of the Arts, and holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from Keller Graduate School of Management. She has been a featured guest on New York 1 News Health Report, and radio stations WBLS, WLIB, WWRL, and WHCR-FM.


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Southbridge Fitness Center |
Manhattan Location | |
Brooklyn Location | | (347) 889-5192

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