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Functional Patterns Practitioner

Celio Araujo

Posture & Movement Optimization

Training should be intuitive. Learn how to build a stress-resilient body that works with- not against- you.


Precision Training

Are you tired of seeing diminishing returns on your time spent in the gym? I take the guesswork out of your training by identifying the root of your dysfunctions and how to address them.

Utilizing the Functional Patterns system, we prioritize mastering our primary biological functions of standing, walking, running, and throwing.

What Clients Say

About Me
Celio Araujo Functional Patterns training

Training specific to YOU.

Hey, I'm Celio Araujo, Functional Fitness coach and former pro athlete. I work with clients of all ages to help them get out of pain, improve athletic performance, and prevent injuries.


Training with me is about developing efficiency: get more out of your body with less effort. I take a systems approach that allows you to create the habits necessary to continually inch towards optimal health.


If you are a performance athlete, working professional with a sedentary lifestyle, or an active person looking to minimize pain and stay injury free, I provide a proven blueprint that has helped all types of clients from world champion athletes to people with scoliosis, arthritis, sciatica, and more become the best version of themselves.


We are not entitled to good health and a strong body, Functional Patterns can make that journey an intuitive, humbling, and enjoyable experience.

What is Functional Patterns?

What is Functional Patterns?

Functional Patterns is a method focused on developing the body in relation to human physiology, which creates a more sustainable body that has improved capability of responding to stressors in it's environment. We first address posture to establish a solid foundation for quality movement. This phase alone makes FP uniquely "therapeutic" as it directly translates to a more stable spine and less compensations that cause low back pain, neck pain, etc. We then introduce exercises that "re-tension" key muscles that are dormant and reintegrate them into the system. Finally, we move to dynamic movements that connect chains of muscles that are designed to function together such as the AOS (anterior oblique sling) and POS (posterior oblique sling). This is critical because these are the same chains and slings that become disconnected through bad postural and movement habits. By first prioritizing postural dysfunctions and establishing a solid foundation for movement, the body then can intrinsically be wired to transfer force efficiently, ensuring a long life of pain-free movement.

My Services

With Functional Patterns, you can tap into our evolutionary blueprint to become the best version of yourself. A stress-resilient body is a healthy, happy, disease-free body.

Personalized Coaching Program

  • 12-week program geared towards your addressing your specific dysfunctions & imbalances

  • Rebuild your structure and movement quality from the ground up for pain-free Performance as we progress

  • Interactive survey & reporting

  • Filmed personalized exercises with cues specific to your body


Mentorship & Quality Control

  • 1-3 weekly training sessions to make ensure proper technique & understanding

  • 1-1 time allows me to constantly adapt the program to fit your needs best for fastest results

  • I will "teach you how to fish" so that you have the tools to perform at a high level over the long haul


Posture & Gait Assessments

  • Monthly posture and gait assessments

  • We cut out any guesswork to make sure we are addressing the parts of your foundation that are holding you back from optimal performance

  • Assessing gait allows us to identify your dysfunctions as it relates to your biology

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