My mission is to provide clients with a feasible personal health plan,  centered around methods that produce confidence and desired sustainable outcomes.


  • Grant funded Salvation Army Homeless Shelter Health Coaching.
  • Grant funded Women's Breast Center Health Coaching
  • Hospital Based Corporate Health Coaching program
  • Duke Certification in Integrative Health Coaching
  • Stanford Chronic Disease Self Management Leader Trainer and Workshop Leader
  • Registered Nurse with 30 years experience working in a variety of critical care inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • 10 years health coaching as a Heart Health Navigator in an outpatient Women's Center.
  • Implemented a cardiovascular disease risk screening and minimization of risk program, specifically targeting coronary artery disease, stroke and diabetes risk.

What my COLLEAGUES AND clients are saying

Park View Federal Credit Union has worked with Maria for the past 10 years on health coaching with our staff, helping us reduce our risk for heart disease and being very mindful about health in all areas of life. Maria’s warm personality and knowledge has earned her utmost respect among our employees as a health care professional. We look forward to continuing our partnership with Maria as a health consultant for our wellness programs.
— John Beiler, CEO & Yvonne Boettger, HR Manager
If you are looking to improve your health, prevent disease and engage in improving your lifestyle behaviors to achieve your best you, Maria is an excellent addition to your health care team. Her experience and compassionate nature, has been a wonderful addition to my patient’s care, improving their health and well-being, assisting in guiding them to making the health care choices that are best for them and their personal goals and achieving results. I highly recommend her services.
— Crystal K Blosser FNP, HealthStat Employee Wellness Clinic
Maria’s advice on health coaching is excellent. She is not only personable and gifted in her field, but she treats you as if you were her only patient. I highly value her opinion as a health coach. She made some suggestions for me to follow, and my cardiologist said this was very solid advice.
— Rock Evick
Maria was knowledgeable and professional when guiding us through heart bypass surgery. She was very proactive in getting us the right care at the right time.
— Greg and Alesia Foltz
“Maria proved to be a valuable asset to our clinic. Whether someone wanted to optimize their well-being or were challenged with a chronic condition, Maria’s teaching, coaching and motivational techniques were effective in producing measurable success. The unique practice of health coaching that Maria offers, touches the mind, body and spirit of the individual as they achieve better health.”
— Sentara Integrative Medicine
Maria has years of experience as a cardiac nurse, a deep understanding of assessing and improving cardiovascular risk, and a strong passion for improving the cardiovascular health of her patients. I am honored to have worked alongside her.
— Brad Rash, MD, Cardiologist, Sentara Evelyn Byrd Health Center