Marica is a registered nurse with 19 years of nursing experience. She is currently employed as a Nursing Professional Development Practitioner, and her specialty area is critical care. She has worked as a Staff Nurse, Clinical Coordinator, Adjunct Nursing Professor, Affiliate Nursing Professor, and Full-time Nursing Faculty. She is a Certified Group Fitness Instructor through Athletic and Fitness Association of America. Mindfulness became a way of her daily life in 2018 by way of yoga. She now works to incorporate it into her nursing practice as well as help others who want to do the same.