Sarah Floyd, Licensed Massage Therapist - Florida # MA 94811, completed Massage Therapy training at the Ashland Institute of Massage in Ashland, Oregon in 2017. As a former athlete, medical and nursing student, she possesses a strong working knowledge of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology and other biological, chemical and physical sciences.
In August 2020, she completed Bachelor's of Science in Nursing studies from the University of Central Florida where she earned honorable mentions each semester for outstanding academic achievement and clinical performance.
During adolescence, Sarah suffered multiple, sports-related knee injuries that required extensive Physical Therapy and numerous surgical reconstructions. It was during this time that she was introduced to Massage Therapy.
Over the years, she has experienced profound physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual relief through bodywork. These cumulative effects led her to pursue professional studies in therapeutic modalities including Massage Therapy and Nursing.
Sarah often collaborates and trains with other therapists, healthcare professionals, athletes and athletic trainers. Her goal is to provide high-quality bodywork that imparts the all-encompassing, restorative benefits of Massage Therapy with others.
Her specialties include Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Sports Massage for which she incorporates Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF), Muscle Energy Technique (MET), Trigger Point Therapy and Aromatherapy.
In addition to formal massage therapy training, and a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, Sarah holds a Bachelor's of Arts degree, Cum Laude, from Florida State University in International Relations, and certificates in Basic Life Support (BLS), Acute Care Life Support (ACLS), Pilates Instruction, and Permaculture Design.
She is an avid surfer and dancer, former gymnast, aerial performer, and is an advocate for conscious consumerism and environmental health. For much of the past 15 years, Sarah has traveled extensively, and has lived in Panama, Brazil, and various regions of the U.S. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
Sarah is an active member of ABMP - Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals, and Sigma Theta Tau - International Honor Society of Nursing.