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.