Meet The Team

Get to know the professionals who’ll keep your training on track

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Todd, Owner

Founder

Himself an athlete, Todd was introduced to massage therapy after having suffered various sports-related injuries of his own. Todd graduated from the Utah College of Massage Therapy in 2005 and started his own practice in 2008. He is a certified Master ART Provider and a “full body” ART practitioner, and he holds certifications in Rock Tape, AIM, RB, NKT, SFMA, and MC. A lifelong athlete, Todd is currently a triathlete, a half marathon runner, and a 100-mile bike race rider. His long-lasting love for sports has been supported by his access to massage therapy.

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Sandra, CMT

Manual Therapist

Hometown: Stockton, CA

Her Story: Sandra is known to be one of the toughest therapists at the Arden-Arcade location. She graduated in Massage Therapy studies from Carrington College and loves meeting new clients to improve their health.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Hot Pilates and running.

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Michelle

Manual Therapist

Hometown: Gardnerville, NV

Her Story: Michelle grew up hiking, snowboarding, and taking full advantage of the outdoors in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Her love of the outdoors and active lifestyle has led her across the world on adventures and into her massage career.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Yoga, hiking, weight training, and rock climbing.

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Ruby, CMT, RT

Manual Therapist

Hometown: Stockton, CA

Her Story: Ruby graduated from Carrington College. Her passion is helping people better their lives and being the best they can be. Ruby has recently became a new mommy, loves spending time with loved ones, and traveling with her hubby and now growing family

Fave Way to Stay Active: Working out and teaching pilates!

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Fabian

Manual Therapist

Hometown: Colusa, Ca

His Story: Fabian's background in Health and Wellness for over 10 years has been his driving force to aid others in need. Fabian believes everyone deserves the same great care, and that pain is not a lifestyle. Fabian dedicates his off time to researching and helping others as much as he can. He also takes pride in his understanding of assessments and special test to give the best result in a session.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Weights are his thing at the gym or home; cardio is hit or miss. Fabian looks up to his clients for active inspiration and is all ears for suggestions!

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Cathy

Manual Therapist

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Her Story: Cathy was raised in a very traditional Mexican-American home, centered around food and family. She loves learning peoples’ life stories, going on road trips, and is always on the lookout for recipes to cook and restaurants to try. Cathy graduated from National Holistic Institute and has been in the industry for 5 years. Through her own journey as an active person, she has learned a lot and enjoys sharing the knowledge she has attained through her experiences to help people progress towards their goals.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Walking her dog, going to the gym and strength training, hiking and fishing!

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William

Manual Therapist

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

His Story: William has been a competitive athlete since the age of three and has used deep body work to help train and compete. Now as a professional cyclist and body worker he can use his years of experience to help people return to a pain free active lifestyle.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Cycling is William's main activity but you can also find him practicing Muay Thai or hiking with his dog.

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Lara

Massage Therapist

Hometown: Cape Town, South Africa

Her Story: Lara graduated from The National Holistic Institute and is extremely passionate about the body and its ability. Coming from a background in professional contemporary dance, Lara loves that she is now in a position to use her knowledge from a very active lifestyle to assist healing. She believes that having maximum range of our facility allows for a pain free lifestyle. A body in motion stays in motion!

Fave Way to Stay Active: Hot yoga and dance. Nothing like a contemporary or ballet class to stay fit and healthy!

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Liza

Office Manager

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Her Story: Liza was born and raised in Sacramento and is proud to call this golden capitol her home. Her physical activities have ranged from competitive swimming, track and field, to ballroom and social dance. She attended the Natomas High School, a source of great creative & compassionate growth, then she completed her BA degree in Human Development at Sonoma State. Combined dedication at different levels of business management after college and continued coordination in the Sacramento Area has sculpted her to be a solid Team Leader. She’s over the moon to be on the Active Bodywork Team, and is instrumental in making sure the team of therapists and the wonderful client base are connected through the attentive recovery work offered at ABW.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Taking the stairs 2 at a time. Skipping whenever possible. Deep breathing the diaphragm for maximum belting when singing. Hot shower yoga. Early morning biking along the river. Superwoman Pose!

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Daisey

Front Office Staff

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Selina

Therapist

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Her Story: Selina is an Arizona State University Alumna with a passion for helping others. As a competitive athlete in college, she was introduced to the world of massage and is fascinated by the human body and how it moves. As a graduate of the National Holistic Institute, Selina is excited that she has the opportunity to effect positive change in the lives of her clients on a daily basis. She loves spending time with friends and family exploring the many treasures that Sacramento has to offer.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Weight training at the gym, spin, high intensity interval training, and playing volleyball.

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Julie

Therapist

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Johnny

Therapist

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