Mara was born and trained in Brazil and has fourteen years of experience in the physio field. She moved to Canada in 2018 and became a Physiotherapy Resident in 2021.
Past work experience incorporates a wide range of clients in different environments, including the Brazilian Air Force and private facilities. She is passionate about orthopedics and sports injuries and has active rehab knowledge in eight different sports.
Her education background includes two post-graduate certificates in exercise science focused on orthopedics, sports, and special population. David J. Magee, Ph.D. was one of her teachers during her first one back in 2009. Exercise Science for Health and Performance is the most recent post-graduation and it was taken in Canada in 2018-2019.
In addition, she is Mckenzie MDT, Mulligan, Pilates, Global Posture Reeducation (Reeducation Posturale Globale), Dry Needling, Kinesio Taping and Auriculotherapy trained.