- BSC, University Of North Dakota
- MSC, University Of North Dakota
Passionate about the human body, its capacity to perform work, and its adaptability to exercise, I found in the Kinesiology field an everlasting desire to learn.
My philosophy is centered on empowering individuals with knowledge to make positive health decisions.
As a Fitness professional I place great importance in the positive relationship shown between physical activity and enhanced health; therefore, I truly believe in the pursuit of a healthier life through exercise.
Teaching, Learning, and Research areas of Focus: Exercise Physiology, Training Periodization, Personal Training Development, and Community and Corporate Health
Brazilian born and raised, I moved to the U.S. in 2006 with an athletic scholarship in swimming.
Completed both my Bachelor and Master's degrees at the University of North Dakota (UND), in Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology (respectively).
Started my career in Personal Training, which eventually lead me into a position in Corporate Wellness, whereas I developed content to better the health of corporate employees.
Passionate about teaching and education, I have found an opportunity to work at NHCC back in 2012.
I absolutely love teaching at NHCC, which has amazing students and wonderful faculty and staff.