Shari has been practicing Massage since 1991. She studied Massage and Bodywork at IPSB College (The International Professional School of Bodywork) and completed her 1000-hour Holistic Health Practitioner certificate in 1993. She was on the faculty at IPSB from 1994 until they closed in 2016. In addition to teaching, she has served as Faculty Coordinator, Academic and Faculty Dean, Academic Chair, Program Chair and Program Director for the college. She has also studied CranioSacral Therapy with the Upledger Institute, and Pre and Peri-Natal Massage with Carole Osborne of Body Therapy Associates. Shari has a Bachelor's degree from UCLA in Psychology and a Masters of Business degree from the University of San Diego.
Her current specialties include: Relaxation Massage, Chair Massage, Sports Massage CranioSacral Therapy, Pregnancy & Post-Partum Massage. She has worked in a variety of environments providing massage and stress-management techniques including: Hotels and Resorts, Medical Health Care, Integrative Health care, Businesses & Corporations, Chiropractors. She has owned and operated her own massage private practice, Healthy Touch, since 1991. Shari also teaches movement and meditation and has her 200 RYT to teach Yoga. She is a member of ABMP (Associated Massage and Bodywork Professionals) and is Nationally Board Certified and an approved Provider by NCBTMB. At ICoHS, she serves as our Academic Coordinator overseeing our curriculum and faculty; and teaches Strategies for Success and Chair Massage.