Student of Exercise Science
Physical fitness has always been a significant part of my life. Growing up, my mom always modeled a healthy lifestyle which led me to follow her way of living. I grew up in Berlin and played competitive soccer for 10 years. Unfortunately, my soccer career ended during my senior year of high school when I tore my ACL and meniscus. This injury was extremely tough for me because I needed surgery and couldn’t exercise for about 6 months. However, this injury actually increased my passion for fitness and nutrition. Since this injury put me off my feet, I had to eat healthy and learn how to regain my strength. I was in physical therapy for a year and that is when I decided I wanted to be a physical therapist. The reason I want to be a physical therapist is because I want to inspire people; I want someone to look at me and say “because of you I didn’t give up”.
Currently, I am studying Exercise Science at Central Connecticut State University. During my sophomore year at CCSU, I was a teaching assistant for a class called Intro to Human Performance. I really enjoyed teaching the students in the class and taking a role as a teacher. My goal is to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and then further my education by getting a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Although being a physical therapist is my end goal, I want to become a certified personal trainer and continue training people in the future!
In my free time, I like to read, travel, run and spend time with my family and friends. As a fitness trainer, I believe that everyone deserves the right to good health and happiness. I love working here at FBD and I look forward to working with all of you!
My Favorite Exercise
My Guilty Pleasure