Mario Godiva

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Mario Godiva is a world-renowned fitness expert, celebrity trainer, and holistic health coach who is passionate about mind, body, and personal transformation. 

His specialty is helping people get unstuck physically, mentally, and emotionally and he’s known for his infectious energy, positive attitude, and engaging charisma.


With over 20 years of experience, Godiva has been tapped as an expert and featured in over 50 TV appearances and media interviews, such as The New York Times, ABC Nightline, and CNN, just to name a few.

Godiva has worked with a variety of celebs, entrepreneurs, executives, and the average person that is committed to radical change. Godiva’s accolades include “One of NY’s Hottest Workouts” by the NY Post, “Best Workout for Legs” by Timeout Magazine NY, and “Chicago’s Best Workout” by the Chicago Tribune.

Godiva is most famously known for pioneering rebound shoe workouts in the US, Russia, and Turkey making it a leading global fitness trend from 2011 – 2014.


Godiva’s clients are a combination of celebs, entrepreneurs, executives, athletes, and the average person that’s committed to radical change. His countless programs have helped thousands of people increase their energy, get unstuck, and increase their overall well-being.


Godiva’s mission is to inspire, educate, and motivate physical, mental, and personal growth in the lives of others.

Godiva lives in Los Angeles and San Diego where he continues to expand his reach training #InnerAthletes to build resiliency, one short interval at a time. 


In 2014 after being in septic shock and being given a week to live by his doctors, Mario Godiva went from stage four cancer to complete remission in fifty days.

His complete remission was not a miracle, but a result of hard work, micro mindfulness, and self-healing strategies that he continues to use and recommend to his health coaching clients to this day.


Godiva holds Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor certifications from the Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), a nutrition certification from Precision Nutrition (Pn1), a health and life coach certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN), a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training certification from Equinox and Yoga Alliance, a Performance Breathing certification from XPT, and a host of other continuing education certifications, workshops, and programs.

Godiva’s massive variety in education, certifications, and training has enabled him to truly take a holistic approach to helping his clients exceed their health, fitness, and life goals for the long term. We all have a unique inner individuality, what works for someone (or an influencer) won’t necessarily work for you.