Mara has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu since 2011. She is a competitive BJJ athlete and also a former member of the Philippine National Team for Jiu Jitsu. Aside from competition, she currently teaches Origins BJJ’s kids class. Sharing her passion and knowledge of the sport has been a tremendous part of her own jiu jitsu journey, getting people excited about Jiu Jitsu and having them feel the same passion that she feels about the sport has been a goal that she has been wanting to fulfill over the years. She currently holds the rank of brown belt under Nic Gregoriades.
Former Philippine National Jiu Jitsu Team Athlete (2018)
2018 Dumau Asia Pacific International Jiu Jitsu Championship, 2018 Thailand Open World Ranking Tournament (Open Belt), 2018 BJJFP Pan Asians International Tournament (Weight Class and Open Weight), 2018 Philippine National Team Trials Tournament (Open Belt), 2013 BJJFP Nationals Tournament, 2013 BJJFP Pan Asians International Tournament
2018 IBJJF Asian Open, 2015 BJJFP Pan Asians International Tournament (Weight Class and Open Weight), 2015 BJJFP International Tournament, 2013 BJJFP Nationals Tournament (Open Weight)
2014 Rollapalooza Tournament (Open Weight)
American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer
95 Hour Kids and Teens Yoga Teacher Training (Creative Yogis and Medicale Yoga Institute)
25 Hour Special Needs Training (Meidcale Yoga Institute)