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Brianna Brown

ACE certified fitness trainer and ACE certified nutrition specialist.

Certified Yoga Instructor.

Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science

My Story

I am originally from SC and moved to Myrtle Beach in 2011 to attend Coastal Carolina University where I received a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science. This is where I developed an interest in strength and conditioning - I took an internship at a local training facility & I’ve been in the fitness industry ever since. I’ve helped hundreds of people on their fitness journeys since 2016 & it makes me so happy to witness the physical and mental changes of my clients. I am an ACE Certified Personal Trainer & ACE Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist, I’m also a Certified Yoga Instructor. I believe functional training, balanced nutrition & proper stretching/recovery will bring the most success on this journey. 

I’m so excited to be a part of the team here at StrongSelves and meeting all of you amazing people!

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Amanda Matos

An extensive background in sports medicine and physical therapy as a Nationally Certified Athletic Trainer.

Master's degree in Athletic Training

My Story

I am a proud Puerto Rican woman raised in Caguas, Puerto Rico, which is where I was introduced to the sport of volleyball and my love for sports and fitness. My love for volleyball and fitness kept growing and earned me a full athletic scholarship to play on the Miami Dade College Volleyball team in 2007.

As a full-time student athlete I earned my Associates Degree in Exercise and Sports Science, which I then utilized to coach and train volleyball players at an elite level for years and continue to do so today.

I then completed a Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Sciences at the University of South Florida.

After two years in the workforce I went back to school and completed a Master's Degree in Athletic Training in 2016 at Florida International University.

Ever since then I have been working with multiple sports teams and individual athletes, helping to return them to top physical condition, whether it’s coming back to in-season from a long break or returning to play from an injury.  I have worked at the D1 college level with volleyball, football, lacrosse teams and many others.

I have an extensive background in sports medicine and physical therapy as a Nationally Certified Athletic Trainer. Because of this my training style is functional movement training, emphasizing on the importance of technique, proper form and recovery to maximize the benefits of an exercise and minimize the injuries to the body.

On a personal level, I am an adult athlete (I still play volleyball in local adult leagues), a mother of two and a female empowerment enthusiast. I understand what it is to go through pregnancy and motherhood thinking that you could never get back to that sexy pre-mom feeling. I am super excited to join Strongselves and help empower all you beautiful women. But if you are a mom, I am especially excited to help you find that sexy and confident woman that still lives inside of you and has the right to be seen!

I work with Spanish and English speaking clients.