Dr. C. Shanté Cofield, aka The Movement Maestro, is a former Division I athlete with a passion for movement that is surpassed only by her passion for learning. She graduated from Georgetown University and then continued her educational pursuits at New York University, graduating with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) and becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
Shanté is a board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) who practices in Los Angeles, with specialties ranging from CrossFit injuries to pelvic floor dysfunction. As a Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) provider, Shanté utilizes a movement-based treatment approach that incorporates manual therapy, NeuroKinetic Therapy (NKT), corrective exercises, and techniques such as kinesiology taping and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM). Additionally, Shanté is a Functional Range Conditioning mobility specialist (FRCms) and holds a CrossFit Level I trainer certificate.
Shanté is the creator of The Movement Maestro, a website and social-media based platform devoted to all things human movement and mobility related. She is a proud instructor for RockTape and considers herself fortunate beyond measure to be able to travel the country as an educator, promoting the benefits of movement and teaching others just how incredible the human body really is.