Angel Tortoriello-Umbach is a certified muscle activation specialist and fitness consultant who specializes in treating athletes. Angel has treated prima ballerina, Susan Jaffe, four-time Blackpool Champion Sharon Savoy, ‘Dancing with the Stars’ professionals, Louis Van Amstel, Tony Dovolani, and Corky Ballas, as well as ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ choreographers, Tony Meredith and Melanie LaPatin.  Angel is based out of New Jersey, but is frequently traveling to offer clients her fitness expertise.


  • Rutgers College of Science-Newark,NJ
  • Muscle Activation Techniques-Denver,CO
  • Resistance Training Specialist-Oklahoma City,OK
  • Cadaver Study, Baltimore Medical School-Baltimore,MD
  • Physiology, Alleghany Hospital Physiology-Pittsburg,PA
  • American Council of Exercise
  • American Council of Sports Medicine
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • IDEA Elite Personal Trainer

Explanation of Muscle Activation Technique

Greg Roskopf, the Founder of Muscle Activation Technique describes this game changing technique that is one of the many tools leveraged by Angel.