A San Diego native, Dara has participated in competitive sports for a large part of her life. She holds a BS in Human Development and many fitness, wellness, and nutrition certifications. Since 2001, Dara has been working in the fitness industry as a personal trainer, group exercise instructor, Fitness Director, and Wellness Coordinator. She has worked with children through older adults, including those with chronic diseases and joint replacements. Prior to working in fitness, Dara was a registered dental assistant for over 10 years. Assisting others to achieve their optimal life is one of her greatest passions and she is honored to be a part of the PFC team who share the same passion.