Mia Martinez was born and raised in New York City in a Cuban/Puerto Rican family. Soul, jazz and latin rhythms are in her blood. She began her musical career, singing and dancing as a part of the legendary Dr. Buzzard’s Original Savannah Band. She also performed with Don Armando’s 2nd Avenue Rumba Band and recorded with Kid Creole and Corey Daye.

Mia Martinez came to Denmark in 1983 and was a singer and songwriter with Take Five, Streetbeat, Heart+Soul, Mia Martinez & her Mambo Soul and Salsanamá. As well as being backup singer for various Danish artists such as Sanne Salomonsen, Laid Back and Gnags.

In 1984 Mia was there to start the popular radio station ‘The Voice’. Under the name “Miss Mia” she established herself as radio host and DJ, where for more than 10 years she was known for her knowledge and love of eclectic music.

In 2003 Mia Martinez’ musical career expanded into a healing and spiritual practice after a collaboration with the Danish Music Union that lead to Mia becoming a life career coach for artists and a corporate workshop facilitator.

In 2015 Mia Martinez founded “The House of Namaste – Center for Healing Arts & Yoga”, where she continues to work with holistic healing, mentoring, teaching and sharing wisdom. www.HusetNamaste.dk