Maria has worked in the health and fitness industry for over 25 years. A former professional dancer, she has always enjoyed teaching, and sharing, her passion for movement. Maria earned her Bachelor's Degree from Catholic University and has numerous certifications in personal training, as well as Pilates, spinning, kickboxing, and her favorite way to move, Yoga. Maria's most recent professional achievement, earning certification as a Holistic Health Counselor, has enabled her to train and educate clients in a more creative, successful way. While teaching clients how to eat healthier, curb cravings and food-combine properly, she also works with them to find meaning and purpose in their lives. Clients have found this innovative program healing to mind, body and spirit, as well as a wildly successful approach to weight loss.