About Brandi Almario and A Stronger Tomorrow
• To inspire clients to care for themselves and their health
• To be a better dietitian and massage therapist than I was yesterday
• To promote the benefits of massage therapy as part of a healthy lifestyle rather than a luxury
Brandi Almario, RD, LDN, LMBT, BS, NASM-CES brings a wealth of education, experience and dedication to her practice at A Stronger Tomorrow.
While pursuing a degree in Exercise Sport Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she worked in the corporate wellness program at Cisco Systems. After graduation, Brandi became certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a Personal Fitness Trainer , and launched A Stronger Tomorrow as her training business grew. In 2003, she completed the Massage Therapy program at Body Therapy Institute in Siler City, NC., and became licensed to practice massage therapy in the state of North Carolina, and nationally certified by the Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. In 2017, Brandi decided to go back to school at North Carolina Central University to obtain a degree in Family Consumer Science with a concentration in Dietetics. In 2020, Brandi graduated with that degree and started the 1200 hour Dietetic Internship Program at NCCU. Over the summer of 2021, Brandi graduated from the Dietetic Internship Program, became a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and became Licensed in North Carolina.
Offering both Dietitian and Massage Therapy, A Stronger Tomorrow focuses on prevention, alleviating symptoms and being healthy. A Stronger Tomorrow was first located at Fitness World health club in Durham, NC. As her massage therapy practice grew, she contracted space in the offices of Dr. Arturo Presas of Chiropractic Partners in Durham. Throughout the growth of her business, Brandi has continued enhance her education with new techniques and modalities to incorporate in her practice. She is passionate about the value of corrective exercise and in 2011 added NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist certification to her list of credentials. She incorporates it as another tool to help her clients reach their health and well-being goals. Brandi is also certified in medical massage and pregnancy massage therapy, adding to the extensive list of massage techniques in which she is skilled.
With her expanded focus on massage and corrective exercise, in 2012 Brandi was invited to locate her practice at Empower Personalized Fitness in Durham, where she could incorporate the full range of her services in a client-customized setting.
In 2014, with 17+ years in the health and wellness field, Brandi realized a long-held goal – to open her own location (at 3622 Lyckan Parkway, Suite 3006-D, Durham). Brandi will continue using the office at Lyckan Parkway for massage therapy and for Dietitian Nutrition Services.
Brandi enjoys spending time with her husband, JoJo, and their 2 kids, playing games inside and out. She also enjoys discovering new and delicious foods around Durham.
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