Laura holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo. She has worked with countless individuals to help them establish and reach their health and fitness goals. Laura loves to help people become the best possible versions of themselves. Her passion lies in motivating and supporting people as they begin their transformation journey. She' s eager to help people reach their personal goals whether they are health and fitness related, focused on improving general personal happiness, or oriented around being better able to cope with life's stresses. Laura strongly believes that by incorporating the body, mind, and spirit we can all truly transform and thrive. After graduating from Cal Poly, Laura entered into the fitness and wellness industries with the aim of empowering people to improve their lives. Holding certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) in personal training, natural running, Muy Thai kickboxing, Schwinn cycling, and NCEP holistic nutrition; Laura is extremely knowledgeable in sports, fitness and nutrition. While Laura was training for the 2016 Olympics as an elite runner with a team of track athletes, she became increasingly interested in how nutrition affects performance and vitality. Understanding that each person is unique, she studied a full spectrum of dietary theories – from vegan and raw food diets, to paleo, and FODMAPS. During her twelve years as a fitness and wellness coach, she specialized in functional fitness, sports performance and holistic nutrition. Recently, she has focused more on mindset and psychology because she sees the immediate impact from addressing these issues. She specializes in mindset, social norm psychology, and transformation. For long term results, she incorporates all of her skills and knowledge to educate and inspire each individual.