Maika earned her Bachelors of Science in Nutrition from The Pennsylvania State University and her Masters of Science in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. She completed her dietetic internship at the University of California, Berkeley.

She is a Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration and is licensed with the state of Florida through the Division of Professional Licensure.

Throughout her professional career she was fortunate to work in top hospitals in both the states of New York and Massachusetts for 9 years including New York University Langone Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Tufts Medical Center. Maika’s experience in the inpatient clinical setting included liver/heart/kidney transplantation, neurology, cardiology, and general medicine. At Tufts Medical Center she also worked in the outpatient setting counseling patients interested in weight loss, diabetes management, kidney disease, and sports nutrition.

Maika is passionate about healthy eating and exercise and truly believes both can be achieved and enjoyed simultaneously. She is an indoor cycling instructor for Cyclebar in Doral and you can occasionally find her in the Aventura location as well. Maika has completed 3 Boston Marathons, 1 New York City Marathon, and 9 half marathons from Boston all the way down to Key Largo, FL. She currently resides in Miami with her husband, their baby Lainey and fur babies, Chupies, Cannoli, and Bella.