Maria is a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) and a Washington State certified dietitian-nutritionist (CDN) with a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition and Food Science. She is the creator and owner of Inspired Eating, an Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size®aligned practice that helps people of all ages, genders and sizes make peace with food and eat in a supportive and nourishing way. Maria works with clients from a non-diet, weight-neutral lens. Consults focus heavily on intuitive eating strategies, behavior goals, shifts in mindset and support.
Maria is also a professional mountain ultra trail runner for the shoe company, La Sportiva. Her athletic accomplishments include North American Mountain Running Champion, Trail Half Marathon National Champion, and has been a member of multiple U.S. teams competing throughout North America and Europe. She lives in Bellingham, Washington.