Yarixa Ferrao, NASM-CPT with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Yariâ€™s introduction into the world of training and fitness occurred when she competed in a South Florida figure competition, which inspired her to become a personal trainer. She started teaching in a South Miami Fitness Studio where she experienced working one-on-one as well as teaching boot camp classes. Yari gained notice as the fitness specialist for Univisionâ€™s morning news fitness segment, Al Amanecer (â€œWhen Awakeningâ€). She went on to a position at the prestigious Sports Club/LA in Miami, and has served as a Performance Coach at IHP in the first-ever â€œPersonal Training Apprentice Huntâ€ conducted by fitness industry leaders Juan Carlos Santana and Phil Kaplan.