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Sara Nielsen LMT, RYT, has been a massage practitioner for nearly 20 years. Sara graduated from the Holistic Institute of Massage in California, has completed multiple yoga teacher training, and is also a certified prenatal Doula. 

Sara's bodywork style integrates therapeutic massage, deep tissue, myofascial release, and trigger point therapy. Her specialties include sports massage, prenatal massage, and individualized stretch and strengthen instruction.

After growing up as a competitive downhill ski racer and dancer on the West Coast, Sara's studies in dance brought her to New York City, where she practiced massage and danced in several dance companies. After experiencing recurrent injuries, she searched everywhere for solutions. Her focus on core strength and back care ​became essential in her practice and approach to massage. 

In addition to her work at Body Aware, Sara teaches yoga and fitness classes; see her website,, for more information.

Oregon Certification # LMT-25821

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1626 NE Alberta Street, Portland OR 97211

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