Basic Info

    • 36 year old female

    • February, 2012

    • Los Angeles, CA

    Personal Training Profile

    • It is my genuine belief that There is no reason in the world why you can’t have it all. There is no reason why you should be less than the greatest. Why in the world should you not be confident, deserving, amazing, free from limitations or inhibitions, fitting into your ideal clothes sizes, your ideal weight, or having your ideal life? If you ask me, there is no reason! I am here as your Coach, your friend, and your teacher to help you be not only in the best shape of your life but also live your life to its fullest potential.

    • Weight Loss and Body and Life Transformations by combining the science of training and nutrition as well as the mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects into one practice.

    • NASM-CPT, AED CPR certified

    • career highlights in the past 11 years:

      Featured Favorite Trainer on MTV’s I used To Be Fat where she transformed the lives of 3 teenagers with a combined weightloss of over 170lbs over the course of 1 summer. 1st episode aired Dec. 20th 2011. More episodes to come.

      Voted “America’s Next Fitness Phenom” over 100 other trainers in U.S and Canada through in 2008

      Featured Top 40 business People under 40 years of age in the Delray Area in Atlantic Avenue Magazine.

      Featured on June 2011 Issue of Atlantic Avenue Magazine

      Website now reaches almost 13,000 people all over the world and is changing peoples lives everyday through her educational newsletters and online programs people can do from their very own homes.

      Wrote New Ebook: Cellulite Free, Please! Your 6 week Solution to getting rid of the “Dimples of Doom”. 2011

      Scouted to train a Royal Prince in the location of Sardinia, Italy 2004
      Featured on the Cover of October 2010 issue in Atlantic Ave Magazine.

      Selected from 8,000 people in the first ever apprentice hunt, conducted by fitness leaders Juan Carlos Santana and Phil Kaplan, to serve as a Performance Coach at the World Renowned Institute of Human Performance 2005

      Served as a trainer for 2 years at the prestigious Sports Club L.A. Miami. Won in a fat loss and body composition Contest with her students in a competition amongst the Trainers -two years in a row. Second Year won with both male and female.

      Featured fitness instructor on Dr. Al Sears’ world-renowned P.A.C.E exercise video and new edition P.A.C.E. book

      Helped student Valerie Miller win a $5,000 fat loss contest for “Most Fat Loss” against hundreds of other participants in 2008

      Served as a guest writer for

      On the Cover of Personal Fitness Professional Magazine 2006

      Spanish Television (Univision) fitness expert in the morning news “Al Amanecer” 2003-2005

      Won second plac

    • My Getfitin6 Program in Santa Monica, CA begins March 5th! M, T, thurs, fri 7 am 830 am and 5 pm at Burn Fitness on 3rd street promenade. Personal training and individual consultations can be set by appointment. :) Please visit for full details. I look forward to helping you every step of the way!

    About Me

    • Yarixa Ferrao, A.K.A, Coach Yari (Ya-di) MTV’s “I used to be Fat” featured favorite trainer is a 11 year experienced Certified Personal Trainer (NASM, CPR/AED). Yari brings a level of commitment, enthusiasm, and motivation to physical fitness and training. Her enthusiasm is contagious and her expertise superb. For Coach Yari, you are not just a “client”… Each one of her students is treated with great respect and love as she nurtures them to become the healthy,strong and Super fit person they have always dreamed of. her “Smart” training and challenging workouts is only a part of it. She takes training to a whole different level by sharing her extensive knowledge on nutrition and her wisdom on the powerful mind and spirit to fully embody TRUE health and fitness.

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