Sara Chetkin was born in Key West, Florida in 1979. At the age of 15 she was diagnosed with severe scoliosis and spent much of the next fifteen years traveling the world seeking healing and spiritual insight. These travels and explorations are the basis for The Healing Curve. In 2001 she graduated from Skidmore College with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. After graduation, she moved to Somerville, MA where she worked in various cafes and restaurants while pursuing an education in herbal medicine as well as in spiritual studies at Delphi University, McCaysville, Georgia. In 2004 Sara began a Masters program at The New England School of Acupuncture, and in 2007 earned a Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is a Ro-Hun therapist and an ordained minister with the Church of Wisdom, Delphi University. She lives in New York state with her husband, Brecht, and their son, Adrian.