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Arise Lifestyle was established in 2017 with the purpose of assisting busy women, moms, upcoming/retired competitors, and athletes in attaining their fitness, nutrition, and physique goals with balance.

Since its creation, Arise Lifestyle has worked with over 350 women, and I take immense pleasure in my role as a coach—it is truly so fulfilling. You can click here to view some of the incredible transformations achieved by my clients.

My approach involves designing personalized programs that clients genuinely enjoy, equipping them with the necessary tools and support to ensure their success. I am committed to making meal plans and training programs not only effective  but also enjoyable and exciting for my clients.

Throughout my experience working with clients, I found that their main challenge often lies in nutrition and creating balanced, protein-rich meals. Over the past seven years, I have dedicated myself to teaching clients how to prepare delicious and healthy dishes that align with their training goals.

Check out my DIGITAL STORE page for some of my sample meal plans and meal idea PDF's!.


At Arise Lifestyle, my primary focus is to help you achieve any physique, fitness, and nutrition goal you may have and to achieve a healthier lifestyle that you can maintain. My programs not only provide professional and effective programming but also empower you with the knowledge to lead a healthier and sustainable lifestyle in the long run.

I offer three training options at Arise Lifestyle: the LEAN & STRONG MEMBERSHIP, which provides affordable access to group programming with professional guidance, then 4 Months of 1:1 Coaching and 6 Months of 1:1 Coaching.



ISSA Personal Trainer
ISSA Certified Nutritionist 

ISSA Certified Bodybuilding Specialist

ISSA Certified Glute Specialist

GGS Certified Pre+Post Natal Coach

Fitness and nutrition have always played a significant role in my life. As a child, I participated in competitive gymnastics, and throughout my junior high and high school years, I dedicated myself to school and club volleyball. When my competitive volleyball journey came to an end in 2012, I discovered my passion for the gym.


In 2013 I started to work with a trainer and eventually competed in 2014, achieving a 2nd place finish in the bikini division sending me to provincials. In total, I have competed four times in the bikini division, and  achieved the pro-qualifier qualification in 2019.

As I was competing and dove deeper into the world of fitness, studying nutrition and exercise, I developed a profound love for the sport of bodybuilding. From 2014-2016, I obtained my ISSA Bodybuilding Specialist, ISSA Personal Training, ISSA Glute Specialist and ISSA Nutrition Specialist certificates. Currently, I work as a full-time online coach and have had the privilege of guiding over 300 women on their health and fitness journeys.


While bodybuilding will always hold a special place in my heart, but what truly captivates me is the concept of leading a healthy, balanced, and active lifestyle. From the extremes of competing to transitioning to a more of a balanced approach, to becoming a mom and thrown back to square one postpartum, I have discovered how to cultivate physical and mental strength and prioritize my health every single day. Now, my goal is to share this knowledge with other women.


Whether you aspire to enhance your nutrition, gain muscle and strength, prepare for a photoshoot/event, lose weight, find yourself again postpartum, or anything in between, Arise is here to assist you. With 11 years of bodybuilding experience, along with 10 years as a certified trainer, bodybuilding specialist, nutritionist, pre/postnatal coach, I am confident that I can guide you toward becoming a healthier and happier version of yourself.


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