THE TEAM

We are committed to helping you reach your health and wellness goals. We will work together to help you stay free from injury and perform to your highest potential. From improving your climbing skills to returning to competition from an injury, we have a program for you!

Amy Brown BS, PTA, LMT, CSCS

Amy’s enthusiasm for life is contagious. She loves her work and it shines through all of her client’s success. Her practice includes athletes of all levels – from runners training for their first 5K to Olympic athletes. Amy spent 4 years traveling and working with some of the world’s fastest athletes. She has worked with Olympians & Olympic hopefuls since she started Athena in 2010.

Amy is a licensed Massage Therapist (OR#19726) specializing in deep tissue work & sports massage. She is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach through NCSA. She graduated from Portland State in 2003 after double majoring in Fitness and Health as well as Public Healthcare Administration.

She received her Physical Therapists’ Assistant (PTA) degree in 1997 and graduated with Honors.

Olivia  Pierson LMT, CSCS, CCT

Olivia is new to Portland, but has tons of experience working with serious athletes. She specializes in transitioning clients from rehab to sports specialization. She is a skilled clinician & has TONS of energy to go with her amazing smile. Her interests include climbing, yoga, resistance training, and cycling.

She’s worked with some of the best trainers and coaches in the field at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning in Woburn, MA, a world-renowned athletic facility specializing in functional strength training for athletes. Olivia is also a Licensed Massage Therapist practicing myofascial release, trigger point, deep tissue, IASTM and cupping therapy. She relocated from Boston to Oregon to pursue her career in health and fitness.

Lauren Barth RD

Lauren is a Registered Dietitian focused on performance nutrition, and a competitive runner herself having run under three hours in the marathon. She received her BS in Human Nutrition from UMass Amherst, completed her dietetic internship at Tulane University in New Orleans, and is wrapping up a Masters of Public Health.

Lauren is passionate about helping people cut through the myths and misinformation about nutrition to make food a delicious, performance enhancing part of their lives. She believes that there is no one “right” way to eat, and is eager to discover ways to optimize nutrition for each individual client.

Mitch Hoveke CPT

Mitch is an enthusiastic and warm soul with a background in athletics that lead him into the world of health and fitness early on. His focus is functional training and workouts are a customized combination of body weight exercises, resistance training, balance, and mobility movements. Overall joint health and hip-specific mobility are keystones in Mitch's approach and are essential components to a healthy, strong body. He is one of Portland's top trainers and he'll help you reach your fitness goals!