Medical Assistant & Licensed Massage Therapist
As the medical assistant and massage therapist at SHIFT, Sara oversees clinical operations and provides recovery support to members through soft tissue sessions. Prior to working at SHIFT, Sara was a massage therapist at River North Massage Therapy Center and the Diploma Program Coordinator at the affiliated New School for Massage Therapy.
Sara graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is also a certified nurse’s assistant and a licensed massage therapist, with a passion for well-being and patient recovery. Sara specializes in deep tissue, trigger point, and sports massage and has recently taken coursework on myofascial release. Her experience really brings a lot to the table (pun intended).
In her free time Sara enjoys snowboarding, hiking, and attending concerts. She is a lifelong Blackhawks fan, loves animals of all sorts, and bakes a mean brownie. She loves caring for a variety of plants and expanding her knowledge in musculoskeletal anatomy.