Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
200+Hour Ready-to-Lead Training, 2012, 200
Health & Wellness Guide Brittany D. Costa works with individuals on becoming healthier by guiding them through proper physical fitness, healthy nutrition & positive lifestyle. Brittany has studied at Syracuse University and Roger Williams University where she received her Bachelor in Arts and Sciences in Global Communication. She has also studied through the National Academy of Sports Medicine for Personal Training and Fitness Nutrition Specialization, is Pre and Post Natal Certified through Annette Lang Fitness Education System, PilatesFit Certified as well as earned her 200+ Ready-to-Lead certificate through Strala Yoga, and Exhale Core Fusion Barre hours and NYLA Method Barre. These, combined with an active lifestyle, has inspired her to connect with others about living a healthy & happy life.
Brittany has also been the Official Health & Wellness Guide for various Miss Universe, Miss USA, Miss Teen USA & Miss America pageant contestants, helping to guide the contestants as they work towards achieving their dreams healthfully. Brittany has had a number of State and National titleholder winners and was named Top 10 Pageant Personal Trainer in 2013 by The Pageant Planet.
Since graduating from University in 2008, Brittany has been a Health and Wellness Guide at a variety of elite clubs (Exhale Spa, Equinox, New York Sports Club), various private boutique studios and corporate hedgefunds including Bridgewater Associates in the Greater NYC area, as well as training private clients in-home and digitally. in 2014 she moved across the world to the United Arab Emirates to help open a boutique Women’s Only Barre and Yoga Studio in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, teaching fitness and managing the Marketing and Digital programming and strategy of the business. Brittany currently travels between Dubai, UAE and the USA, working with clients in home, digitally and at various studios.
As a Strala Yoga Guide, Brittany has helped to introduce this style of yoga to the region, and has guided at various large scale yoga events including Full Moon Yoga, Rooftop Yoga, Glow Flow Yoga, The Happiness Festival and YogaFest Middle East Main Stage with class sizes ranging from small groups to over 500+ people.
Brittany is also writer focusing on Health and Wellness trends within the industry on her personal blog and has been syndicated and been a guest writer on various sites including Fix.com, ILoveFC.com, OrganicSoul.com, Oakley Women Perform Beautifully Platform, RunToTheFinish.com and CTGreenScene among others. She has been featured in Harpers Bazaar Arabia, Savoir Flair and Whats On Dubai, being named Top Personal Trainer in Dubai by the publication in 2016. Her book “Health and Happiness” is currently available for pre-order and focuses on Fitness, Nutrition and Lifestyle for women. She has spoken and presented at a number of Health and Wellness events including Oakley Women Ambassador Retreat regarding Vegan Nutrition and Sofitel Hotel in Collaboration with Women’s Health Magazine about Health and Happiness. Brittany has also worked with top health and wellness brands in the USA and Middle East such as Sweaty Betty, Oakley Women, ProYog, RumiEarth, Speedo, Lanjaron Arabia and Lululemon Athletica.
Relatable, humorous and knowledgeable, Brittany connects with her readers and clients at every age, stage and size as she tries to make the world a healthier place by helping people to understand how to take advantage of opportunities around them that impact both the health of the individual and of the Earth.