Maria is a Level 3 and Sports Specialist Fascial Stretch Therapist (FST) through the Stretch to Win Institute. She is passionate about FST stretching as she has seen how effective it can be in reducing pain, restoring mobility, and contributing to a person’s general sense of wellbeing.
Maria is also an Occupational Therapist with years of experience in Outpatient Rehabilitation for upper extremities and stroke patients. She has an especially gentle touch when it comes to stretching older clients and those with neurological disorders such as ALS and MS. As a former collegiate volleyball player at UC Riverside, she is equally comfortable working with the active beach community.
In her free time, Maria enjoys being outside – biking, walking, playing volleyball and soaking in the