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Mayara was born and raised in Brazil and grew up with a passion for Science. With a background in Environmental Engineering and Marine Biology and Physics once she started CrossFit, at this own gym back in 2015, her passion for Science transitioned to anatomy and biomechanics. Mayara is a CF-L1 coach as well as a certified Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach with a bachelors in Physical Education, constantly studying and learning with the goal of helping other people through their fitness and health journey. As a mother she has a sweet spot for other moms and love to help them getting into a healthier lifestyle through lifting weights and having fun. She loves to swim, surf, dive, hike and all things island life.
Canadian born, Georgia raised, but calls North Carolina home, Courteney found her fitness journey from watching her Mom’s VHS tapes of Tamilee Webb’s “Buns of Steel” as a little girl!
From playing sports, teaching Zumba, coaching at the YMCA, bodybuilding and years of competing in Crossfit, her passion for fitness became her lifestyle.
After teaching elementary school for 8 years she decided to bridge her professional work with her love for coaching by becoming a physical therapist assistant.
When she is not in the gym Courteney loves to host, bake, read, garden and adventure the world with her husband.