Maria is a graduate of the Exercise and Wellness Diploma program at Camosun College in addition to being certified as a Personal Trainer with the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology.

Maria grew up playing nearly every team sport and excelled at competitive soccer.  She has a passion for movement and is always on the go, whether it's taking her puppy through the woods, playing a sport, or doing an adventure race.  She loves being outside in nature and you can find her snowboarding, snowshoeing, and scuba diving in her free time.

At present, Maria is enjoying competing in "fun team building races where everyone gets covered in mud", like the Dirty Dash & the Spartan Race.  Maria's background in sports and recreation and her love for the outdoors, make her the perfect coach for our ELM clients!  Currently Maria coaches Fitness Bootcamp, Personal Training and Small Group Training clients at ELM.

Certifications: CSEP Personal Trainer, BCRPA Weight Training Certificate, First Aid and CPR.