Dio is an expert on human movement and strength development. His experience as a professional athlete, educator, and lifestyle coach has helped him to develop a fitness mindset program that optimizes “The Person”. Dio trains the mind & body resulting in complete fitness on and off the court.
Originally a Puerto Rican national who was recruited by the University of Memphis (Lambuth) in Jackson, Tennessee to play college baseball, Dio found himself more and more intrigued by what gives the ordinary person incredible health. He went on to study metabolic nutrition and specialized massage therapy, and became a Level III fitness trainer through the prestigious CHEK Institute.
Dio is a graduate of the Florida College of Natural health, a certified massage therapist, a high-performance exercise Kinesiologist and holds dual degrees in physical education and special education.
Currently, he runs Dio Fitness in Austin, TX and travels to work with clients internationally. His approach to fitness is to include all of one’s life in their approach to healthier living to keep habits simple and streamlined for the most effective results.
His dynamic public speaking addresses such topics as the Dio Power Balance System – an integrated approach to extraordinary well being – and Three Ways To Access Your Inner Athlete For Peak Performance At Any Age.
In 2011, Dio was nominated national recognition as the CHEK Practitioner Of The Year.
Dio’s credentials include:
C.H.E.K. Practitioner Level III (Corrective High Performance Exercise Kinesiology)
Holistic and Lifestyle Coach – HLC II
Metabolic Typing Advisor®
Hair Tissue Mineral Analyst
Former Professional Baseball Player
B.S. on Exceptional Learning/Physical Education
Therapeutic Massage Certified by Florida College of Natural Health
Performance Enhancement Specialist- NASM
E.L.D.O.A. (spinal decompression and myofascial stretching) certified
Dio is a published author-
Move Your Heart to Reshape Your Life and Your Body