Rivercity Pilates is excited to be able to offer our clients massage therapy in our beautiful on-site massage room! Clients can use our online scheduling system or call the studio to request a time that fits their schedule.
Sara has a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and is licensed massage therapist. She spent 18 years working in biomedical research at the University of Iowa. During that time, she developed an interest in muscular pain and enrolled in East-West School of Integrated Healing Arts. After graduation from East-West’s 1000 hour massage therapy program, Sara went on to be trained and certified in Neural Reset Therapy® and is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist.
Sara specializes in using massage for pain reduction and elimination, and for decrease in edema. Whether you have acute or chronic pain, Sara uses different tools and techniques to get to the root of the problem. Sara offers: Neural Reset Therapy®, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Compression Therapy, Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue Massage, Swedish Massage, Relaxation Massage, Sports Massage, Hot Stone, and Prenatal Massage.
Sara focuses on what you have going on. Whether swelling or pain, she can help: with a recent or old injury, increasing range of motion, wound/ulceration healing, lymphedema, lipedema, swelling due to venous insufficiency, post-surgical swelling, swelling from an ankle sprain, a joint replacement, throwing your back out, migraines, tennis or golfer’s elbow, chronic neck or back pain, poor posture, small aches and pains, plantar fasciitis, or even just sleeping on your neck wrong. Sara works with healthcare providers to offer a great compliment to Western medicine.
If you are a new client, Sara highly recommends scheduling a 90 minute session your first time. This will allow Sara plenty of time to get to know you and your body.