Sativa grew up in a small town south of Eugene and enlisted in the US Air Force after high school. After serving she attended Hocking Technical College in Ohio for an equine science degree and then moved home to Oregon to attend Lane Community College for a Physical Therapy Assistant degree. She and her husband have one son who is the light of her life. Outside of work Sativa enjoys playing with her horses and dogs, hiking, and doing on adventures with her son. Sativa enjoys treating patients of all kinds and always strive to make her treatments fun because laughter is the best treatment for pain.