Dezi Zevin of Tampa, FL, is a certified health and wellness coach who has also been in clinical practice as a Physician Assistant for 18 years. She earned her BS in Exercise & Sports Sciences and Biology.

In addition to attaining her group fitness certification for boot camp and dance fitness through the American Sports and Fitness Association, she earned her personal training certification through SCW Fitness Education, the largest provider of continuing education conferences in the world, focusing on group fitness and personal training with an emphasis on execution, leadership and management.

During her time as a Physician Assistant, she has had three years of experience working in total joint replacement and three years of experience in bariatrics. After working in bariatric medicine, where she helped coach patients through their weight loss journey, she developed a focused interest in weight loss and health management. It was during this time that she used her passion to develop products to help her patients lose weight. She is the co-inventor of Portion8™ products, co-author of the Portion8 Living Cookbook and co-founder and former co-owner of BariWare®, LLC, a company that develops products that help people live healthier lives and achieve greater success with their weight loss goals.

However, Zevin’s health and fitness journey didn’t just start there. She was a dedicated and successful collegiate athlete participating on the dance team and working as a professional dancer. She also coached the Amateur Athletic Union Track & Field distance runners and was an athletic trainer for Johns Hopkins summer lacrosse camps.

Through the years, Zevin has helped hundreds of people in their weight loss and wellness journeys. She is genuine in her approach and dedicated to helping people reach their goals.