Saara has a passion for helping humans, especially when it comes to their health and wellbeing. She created Move at Work Challenge in 2017 as a way for workplaces to combat the rising tide of unhealthy sedentary work, so common in current workplace culture.
Described by a former colleague, Saara is a “Beaming beacon of positivity and unparalleled source of motivational energy". She aspires to transform her human's lives utilizing approaches that are fun, engaging, and exciting.
In college, Saara was a Division I springboard diver and Mountain West Conference Champion, while also earning an undergraduate degree in kinesiology (human movement), health promotion, and psychology.
She continued her post-graduate studies in her ancestral country of Finland, pursuing a Master`s degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology, and is currently in the final stages of completing her PhD in Sport and Exercise Psychology**