Pia started her career in body work in 1995 when she moved to Las Vegas from Southern California. She has dedicated her field of study in therapeutic manual therapy, health and fitness in the last decade earning the highest level of certifications in Fascial Stretch Therapy and Neurokinetic Therapy. She is also certified by the National Strength and Condition Association as a personal trainer. Pia started training various martial arts under Master Airr Phantip (Nak Muay Thai) in 2012, Jeff Speakman (Kenpo 5.0) in 2013 and Robert Drysdale and Rafael Domingos- Zenith BJJ (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) in 2014. She earned her purple belt in 2017. Making a big move to Manila in 2018, she is dedicating her time in sharing jiujitsu to kids and making jiujitsu accessible to anyone. She is a member of a local non-profit organization called Fight to Protect which focuses on utilizing sports as a platform to raise awareness against child abuse and exploitation and bringing jiujitsu to the lives of these children.
Gold Medalist: 2017 IBJJF Masters Worlds, 2016 Kenpo 5.0 Fighting World Championship Las Vegas
Silver Medalist: 2016 IBJJF Las Vegas Open, 2015 Jiu Jitsu World League Vegas
Nevada licensed and certified Massage Therapist
Arizona- Fascial Stretch Therapy level 3 fitness
Neurokinetic Therapy level 3
DNS- Exercise 1
Primal Movement Chains