I am a wife, and mom of two awesome kiddos!  In 2018, I left my clinical research career to pursue my passion for helping people achieve their nutrition and fitness goals.  Since then I’ve served as a dedicated, full time coach! I base my practices on a holistic and lifestyle centered approach.  I absolutely love what I do! Aside from spending time with my amazing family and friends, I enjoy laughing, eating, training, and cooking. I've never met a stranger, and as a lifelong learner, I'm quick to get immersed in the latest training blog, research journal,  or psychology book. I love learning and sharing my knowledge and insight with others. Making connections with people and helping to empower them are the main reasons I enjoy what I do!

 

I have been active all of my life (competitive background in basketball, boxing, muay thai kickboxing, and CrossFit) and always had a deep appreciation for my body and what it could do.  But it wasn't until after having my children that I really connected with the deeper importance of taking care of myself (mind, body and soul). I gained over 60 lbs with both pregnancies and found myself unrecognizable in the mirror.   Achy joints, busted waistlines, and chronic fatigue got the best of me. That version of me was not able to serve my family and community the way I was purposed to. Once I realized that I had to take better care of myself first, in order to be present for who and what mattered most, I was all in!

 

Fast forward to the present, and I am so grateful for my journey!  The lessons I've learned, the obstacles I've overcome, and the inner strength I've discovered have enabled me to fuse my passion for family, fitness, nutrition, and women's health.  This site is a platform that will help me serve others in ways I never imagined. I am excited to share in my journey and look forward to helping you achieve your best life!

Credentials/Certifications:

ACE Certified Personal Trainer

OPEX CCP (In Progress)

Pregnancy & Postpartum Athleticism Coach

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

Precision Nutrition Level 1 (v4-In Progress)

Education:

Vanderbilt University

BS, Psychology and Economics

M.Ed Child Studies (Healthcare Focus)

For more information on coaching with me, head over to the "Contact Me" tab on this site.

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