University, Certifications and Continuing Education

Current Certifications

  • Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist (PCES); 2023

  • Body Ready Method Certified Instructor; 2022

  • Certified Kettlebell Instructor, DV8 Fitness; 2021

  • Certified Birth Doula, PALS Doulas; 2020

  • Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism (P&PA) Coach; 2019

  • Girls Gone Strong Certified Prenatal and Postpartum Coach (CPPC); 2018

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT); 2017

Continuing Education

  • Cancer Exercise Specialist, Cancer Exercise Training Institute (2023, in progress)
  • Empowered Performance, instructed by Katie St. Clair; 2022
  • The Real Moms’ Guide to Postpartum Return to Run: PRO EDITION, instructed by Carrie Pagliano, PT; 2021
  • Advanced Doula Training: Breastfeeding for Doulas (instructed by Sharon Muza); 2020

  • Original Strength Level 1; 2020

  • POPUp Pro (A certification course for professionals working with people with pelvic organ prolapse), in progressPassion for Birth Childbirth Educator Training seminar; 2019

  • Postnatal Fitness Specialist, Postnatal Fitness Specialist Academy; 2019
  • SNATCH: A Female-Specific Approach to Kettlebell Training; 2018
  • Spinning Babies workshop; 2018

  • FMS, level 1; 2018
  • Certified Kettlebell Instructor, Dragon Door Hardstyle Kettlebell Certification (HKC); 2018
  • Piston Science Part 1: The Diaphragm/ Pelvic Floor Piston for Adult Populations, instructed by Julie Wiebe, DPTThe Pelvic Floor Piston: Foundation for Fitness, Julie Wiebe

  • Bulletproof your Pelvic Floor, Antony Lo; 2018
  • TRX Qualified Instructor; 2018
  • Bastyr University Simkin Center Birth Doula Skills Workshop; 2017
  • Prenatal/Postpartum Exercise Program Design, Catherine Cram; 2017
  • American Red Adult and Pediatric Cross First Aid, CPR and AED

University Education

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Ph.D., 2010

  • Carleton College, BA, Chemistry, 2002

Professional Affiliation

  • Global Pelvic Health Alliance Member


Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism Coach Badge
GGS Certified Pre- and Postnatal Coach
Certification Logo, Sarah Duvall's Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist
Body Ready Method Certified Coach