She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Russell Sage College, Troy, NY in 1993. She then went to complete her massage training from Bancroft School of Massage Therapy in Worcester, MA.
She holds advanced certifications in Clinical Sports Massage, Orthopedic Massage, Myofascial Release, Active Isolated Stretching, and flexibility training and is a certified in Kinesio Taping Practitioner from The Kinesio Taping Association International. Jen is a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association. She specializes in providing clinical sports massage, orthopedic massage/injury recovery, myofascial release, and chronic pain management
She began her massage career at the Southern Saratoga YMCA in Clifton Park, NY in 1996 serving as both a certified YMCA strength training instructor and a massage therapist. Jen is the Sports Massage Instructor at Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy in Albany, NY.
She worked as the Sports Massage Therapist for University at Albany’s Athletic Program for 11 years and was part of a part of numerous championship teams. She has provided sports massage at many events including The Ironman USA Triathlon in Lake Placid, NY, the Boston Marathon and Freihofer’s Run for Women in Albany, NY. She has been a Captain of the Massage Tent at the Ironman USA Triathlon for 20 years.
She believes that regular massage is a priority in the lives of her clients and helps them achieve optimal health and wellness. It is her goal to challenge and empower her clients to take control over their wellness goals. In Spring of 2003, she was awarded “Outstanding Sports Massage Achiever” from the New York State American Massage Therapy Association in addition to receiving the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award from the Southern Saratoga Chamber of Commerce.