Meet Our Instructors

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SAVE A BACK is a powerful educational program presented by dynamic instructors.

Each instructor has a degree in physical therapy and has attained certification to teach the SAVE A BACK program. Our instructors do an outstanding job of empowering people in organizations nationwide to eliminate the injury problem.

With an average of 20 years experience helping patients and 8 years of teaching, our instructors are experts at meeting the needs of our clients.

Instructor Bios

sarah

Ms. Sarah Ruther BS uses a direct approach to life and the instruction of the SAVE A BACK program. She graduated from California State University at Long Beach in 1985 with a Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy. Over the years she has seen many patients that could have prevented their back and neck problems if they had the knowledge that the SAVE A BACK program offers. Sarah is a strong advocate of cardiovascular exercise as a lifetime commitment for a healthy back and exciting life.
Torrance, California

rene

Mr. Rene Delahoussaye Rene’ is a native of New Iberia, LA and presently resides in Denham Springs, LA. He received his BS in physical therapy from the University of Texas Health Science in Dallas in 1973. He has been certified to teach the SAVE A BACK program since 1991. Rene’ has taken continuing education classes in ergonomics, nutrition, anatomy and education. His commanding style of teaching SAVE A BACK blends well with his Cajun humor and compassion.
Denham Springs, Lousiana

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Ms. Laura Cocheteux BS Laura is a native New Yorker living in San Diego, CA. She has been certified to teach SAVE A BACK since 1989. Laura graduated from NYU with a degree in physical therapy in 1982. Her congenial personality draws people into her knowledge. Laura has lived in Europe and is available to teach SAVE A BACK in French.
San Diego, California

lcocheteux@saveaback.com

leslie

Ms. Leslie Smith MS Leslie is a native of Oregon now living in Portland. She has a degree in physical therapy from the University of Utah in 1977 and a Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Pittsburgh in1984. She has been certified to teach SAVE A BACK since 1992. Her unique teaching style enables her to communicate knowledge in a no nonsense format that draws people in and stimulates thought.
Portland, Oregon

lsmith@saveaback.com

leslie

Ms. Nancy Beachler BS Nancy is a Pennsylvania native presently residing in Rockville, MD. She has been certified to teach SAVE A BACK since 1993. Nancy received her degree in physical therapy in 1977 from the University of Pittsburgh. Besides being a marathon runner and a SAVE A BACK instructor, Nancy is pursuing a degree in nutrition.  She is very passionate about teaching and injury prevention.
Rockville, Maryland

nbeachler@saveaback.com

claudia

Ms. Claudia Gault BS Claudia is a native of Pennsylvania living in Tampa, FL. She graduated from the University of Alabama in 1981 with a degree in physical therapy. Claudia has been certified to teach SAVE A BACK since 1994. Her ability to teach mandatory SAVE A BACK programs with contagious enthusiasm is one of her strongest talents. Claudia is also involved in the Sweet Adeline’s and performs nationally.
Tampa, Florida

carol

Ms. Carol Maycock This Virginia native has become a Texan after a long stay in Louisiana.  Carol graduated from the University of South Alabama with a degree in physical therapy in 1979. She has been certified to teach SAVE A BACK since 2000. Carol’s out going personality comes out in the SAVE A BACK program which she presents with a lot of energy and enthusiasm.
Katy, Texas

mike

Mr. Mike Monzon Mike is a native of Mexico and lives in El Paso, TX. He has been certified to teach SAVE A BACK since 1992. Miguel, as he is also called, graduated from Texas Women’s University with a degree in physical therapy in 1989. Mike teaches the SAVE A BACK program in English and Spanish. When he is not teaching SAVE A BACK, Mike is pastor of a church in El Paso.
El Paso, Texas


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