Maura MS, ATC, has always participated in competitive sports, so her ideal job would have been to incorporate athletics into her career. After becoming a Certified Athletic Trainer she obtained her Masters in Exercise Physiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation. Maura worked for Illinois Sports Medicine, rehabbing athletes and clients in a clinical setting and preventative in the training rooms in the high school setting. She also worked in the personal training arena which became her passion. She loves working with individuals and instructing classes. In 2004, Maura became certified in Pilates Mat by Body in Balance and since has advanced her certifications in all the equipment. She incorporates pilates into her daily programs. In addition, beginning in 2012, Maura began studying with Douglas Heel and received the Be-Activated Certification (Neuromuscular Activation) which is a performance enhancing tool that resets your body to the fullest potential while providing injury prevention and rehabilitation. Maura’s one factor of fitness that will always remain: CONSISTENCY IS KEY. Whatever form of movement you choose, being consistent will allow you to attain your goals.