Marina moved to Australia in 2006 after growing up in Brazil and Spain, hence she speaks both Portuguese and Spanish. She graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and started working at Cannington Physiotherapy in early 2018. Marina has previously worked as a massage therapist and enjoys using soft tissue release techniques as part of her treatment.
Away from work, Marina competes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and trains in Muay Thai. She uses her knowledge of full-contact sports in developing programs for both injury rehabilitation and prevention.