About Body by Maria
She runs one of the most sought after studios in the city of Richmond, while training some of the toughest ladies in her private gym known as “The Home of Results”.
She was one of [The Best Richmond Times-Dispatch] finalists against only two other major gyms and continues to maintain 5-stars in service and results!
As a fitness instructor and wellness coach of over 13 years, she’s helped thousands of men and women meet & exceed their body goals.
She has demonstrated passion in her field, discipline, phenomenal community service, and has been a huge inspiration to many seeking lifestyle changes through fitness.
She is an innovator who welcome’s all fitness levels into her arena, giving hundreds of women the opportunity to compete in a variety of challenges such as the well-known “BBM Bikini Contest”, “BBM 5k Run”, and BBM’s weekly Bootcamps.
As a Nutritionist, she believes in healing the body with food. Her focus is not only to sculpt the body through intense weight training, but to provide unique & holistic regimens to clients who seek an alternative approach; the rate at which her clients experience physical and emotional transformations, are what fuel her drive to continue on in her purpose as a healer! It is without a doubt, she has a gift!
Not only is she a power-driver within the health community, she is a Vegan power-lifter! She was 100% raw vegan for just over four years, and ...lives to tell about it. (Lol)
Although thrilled to share the significant transformations of her own experiences as a raw vegan, she offers an educational “Eat Clean” class that caters to all eating styles.
A loving mother, grandmother, community leader, and national influencer.