About Us

Sumner Bodywork & Massage specializes in muscle manipulation, injury prevention, pre- & post-workout, stretching, postural deviations, and more!

Sumner Bodywork
 offers a diverse blend of therapeutic massage, myofascial release, kinesthetic movement and IASTM  to reduce muscle tension, aid in mitigating muscular injuries, and overall, help you move, perform, and live better.

​My approach is simple- treat every individual with the specialized techniques to help resolve the muscular challenges they are dealing with-educate you, and work WITH you to get you moving pain free.  I use the foundation of science - the anatomy & physiology of the human body while applying the manual practical application of muscular therapy to treat and resolve a wide range of muscular issues you present with. 

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Sumner Bodywork & Massage- Charlotte

337 Dalton Ave

Charlotte , NC 28206 map it

(704) 678-8810

License: #17209

Hours of Operation

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Client Testimonials

Here's what our clients are saying


  • Sara knows what she’s doing to get you performing again at every level.

    Sara was amazing. She knew exactly what to do to to help my aches & pains. 10/10 recommend

  • The only person I trust for body work!

    Sarah is simply the best!

  • Sara was very aggressive with my particular issue. It was exactly what I needed!

    Sara knows exactly how to help. She listened to my needs. Also, sara gave helpful ways that I could help my body until I see her next time

  • Sara is amazing at therapeutic massage. She will get to the root of the problem to help you get back to 100%.

    Amazing experience, very knowledgeable, highly recommend

  • Sara was amazing! She took the time to listen all my concerns about my pain and discomfort.

    As a masters athlete my body requires a little more TLC. And it’s difficult to allocate the time needed for mobility, stretching and accessory work needed to stay ready. When ailments occur I visit Sara and she always gets to the bottom of the issue, gets it corrected and gives me tips and pointers to help prevent it in the future.

Bodywork Session 30 Minutes

$50
30min

Bodywork Session 45 min

$50
45min

Bodywork Session 60 min

$95
60min

Bodywork Session 90 min

$130
90min

Bodywork Session 120 min

$190
120min
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Care Package Series- 60 min

$255
60min.

Care Package Series- 90 min

$360
90min.

8 x 90 min session

8 x 90 min
$840
90min.

Braun x 10

10 package
$975
90min.

Sara S.

License: NC #17209

94 Verified Reviews

Bodywork Session 30 Minutes

$50
30min

Bodywork Session 45 min

$50
45min

Bodywork Session 60 min

$95
60min

Bodywork Session 90 min

$130
90min

Bodywork Session 120 min

$190
120min

Special Offers

Care Package Series- 60 min

$255
60min.

Care Package Series- 90 min

$360
90min.

8 x 90 min session

$840
90min.

Braun x 10

$975
90min.
by Anonymous on Sep 16
Sara knows what she’s doing to get you performing again at every level.
by Laura on Sep 10
Sara was amazing. She knew exactly what to do to to help my aches & pains. 10/10 recommend
by John on Aug 27
The only person I trust for body work!
by Cedric on Aug 25
Sarah is simply the best!
by Anonymous on Aug 22
Sara was very aggressive with my particular issue. It was exactly what I needed!
by Kathy on Aug 20
Sara knows exactly how to help. She listened to my needs. Also, sara gave helpful ways that I could help my body until I see her next time
by Christine on Aug 16
Sara is amazing at therapeutic massage. She will get to the root of the problem to help you get back to 100%.
by Katherine on Jul 29
Amazing experience, very knowledgeable, highly recommend
by Massiel on Jul 29
Sara was amazing! She took the time to listen all my concerns about my pain and discomfort.
by Anonymous on Jul 07
As a masters athlete my body requires a little more TLC. And it’s difficult to allocate the time needed for mobility, stretching and accessory work needed to stay ready. When ailments occur I visit Sara and she always gets to the bottom of the issue, gets it corrected and gives me tips and pointers to help prevent it in the future.

Average Rating:

4.95 (Based on 94 Reviews)

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by Anonymous on Sep 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Sara knows what she’s doing to get you performing again at every level.
by Laura on Sep 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara was amazing. She knew exactly what to do to to help my aches & pains. 10/10 recommend
by John on Aug 2021
Verified
Service Received: 8 x 90 min session with Sara S.
The only person I trust for body work!
by Cedric on Aug 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sarah is simply the best!
by Anonymous on Aug 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 30 Minutes with Sara S.
Sara was very aggressive with my particular issue. It was exactly what I needed!
by Kathy on Aug 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara knows exactly how to help. She listened to my needs. Also, sara gave helpful ways that I could help my body until I see her next time
by Christine on Aug 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara is amazing at therapeutic massage. She will get to the root of the problem to help you get back to 100%.
by Katherine on Jul 2021
Verified
Service Received: Care Package Series- 90 min with Sara S.
Amazing experience, very knowledgeable, highly recommend
by Massiel on Jul 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara was amazing! She took the time to listen all my concerns about my pain and discomfort.
by Anonymous on Jul 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
As a masters athlete my body requires a little more TLC. And it’s difficult to allocate the time needed for mobility, stretching and accessory work needed to stay ready. When ailments occur I visit Sara and she always gets to the bottom of the issue, gets it corrected and gives me tips and pointers to help prevent it in the future.
by Judy on Jul 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara is very knowledgeable about how your body works. Very professional. Highly recommend Sumner bodywork.
by Eugene on Jun 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Amazing experience, she knew exactly what to do and where to target the pain!
by Nicola on Jun 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Truly worked magic! Went above & beyond — will def be sending friends her way :)
by Anonymous on Jun 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Sara takes the time to listen to my needs. She does a perfect job of explain what she is going to do. Sara also talks me through self help techniques for between sessions. My body is better for each session.
by Anonymous on May 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Absolutely AMAZING!!!!!
by Anonymous on May 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Great attention to detail!
by Megan on May 2021
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Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Sara is an excellent massage therapist! She is incredibly knowledgeable and caring! She always asks about and addresses specific areas of concern. Highly recommend!
by Anonymous on May 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Great communication from start to finish, and walked me through what she was going to do. Definitely recommend.
by Vanessa on May 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Sara is amazing and she makes getting this intense work done enjoyable and comfortable. She always makes sure you're ok and that you leave feeling better than when you came in. She also follows up next day to see how you're feeling which makes for the perfect personal touch.
by Anonymous on May 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
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by Kathy on Apr 2021
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Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Absolutely!
by Shelley on Apr 2021
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Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara is a magician! Will definitely be back!
by Andrew on Apr 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Great massage, focused on problem areas. Excellent!
by Anonymous on Apr 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Sara is knowledgeable and skilled. Even after one session I was feeling better.
by Anonymous on Mar 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara knows what she is doing! My hip flexor is feeling so good & I'm not in pain.
by Anonymous on Mar 2021
Verified
Service Received: Care Package Series- 60 min with Sara S.
Sara is truly gifted in her art. If you’re having any kind of pain or injury, she’s the massage therapist to go to.
by Jason on Mar 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Best work I’ve ever had done!! Can’t wait to get back in!
by Anonymous on Mar 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
If you want to feel better, younger & stronger. See Sara
by Anonymous on Mar 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
I would definitely recommend
by Taylor on Mar 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Best in town.
by N on Mar 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Her work is unmatched. I will never book anyone else to work on my body.
by Anji on Mar 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sarah’s attention to detail and knowledge of the body is second to none. I always leave my appointment feeling much better and with some homework to keep things moving smoothly. Sarah cares a lot about her clients and it shows. I can’t think of anyone better to take care of my body.
by Dee Dee on Mar 2021
Verified
Service Received: Care Package Series- 90 min with Sara S.
Sara is amazing! She is professional, personable, and has a wealth of knowledge! She is constantly finding areas that I didn't even know were tight! I leave her table feeling refreshed and ready to get after it, whether its in the gym or just life! Do yourself a favor and book an appointment.....just don't take my time slot plz!!! (o;
by Brantley on Mar 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
My second session and I am so grateful for Sara! I came in literally all knotted up and the next morning I woke up being able to move again. Sara is really incredible and something I should have been doing a long time ago!
by Steven on Mar 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
I've seen Sara a few times for issues with my shoulder and the work she has done has far exceeded any "regular" massage. I super appreciate her knowledge, skill, and professionalism.
by Rose on Mar 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
I recommend all bodybuilders, athletes, people that simply want to take care of their body to see Sara. You will leave her feeling beat, relaxed and relieved of all aches, pains and discomfort. Thank you Sara! Definitely will be going back to see you!
by Anonymous on Feb 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Good ambiance, comfortable setting. Sara was very knowledgeable and effective working out some deep knots in my back, not just a “skin massage”.
by Robert on Feb 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Walked in with pain and left with literally zero pain
by Wynter on Feb 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sumner is is HEAVEN sent. I was in town only for a few days and thankfully she was able to get me in on her schedule! Sumner is truly gifted . I will NEVER use another therapist whenever I’m in town. If you are having any problem area and you need someone that truly works with tackling that issue. Look no further !!!!! Wynter
by Anonymous on Feb 2021
Verified
Service Received: Care Package Series- 90 min with Sara S.
Amazing!
by Tiara on Feb 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
HIGHLY recommend!
by Mel on Feb 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara is awesome and always makes my pain better!
by Eric on Feb 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Highly recommend Sara for bodywork!
by Anonymous on Feb 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Highly recommended
by Anonymous on Feb 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Very knowledgeable provider with experience in multiple disciplines to fix what is ailing you
by Anonymous on Jan 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Very good first experience. Has helped me feel better overall going into future workouts.
by Evan on Jan 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
A friend recommended Sara as someone to help with injuries that come from trying to stay active. What a blessing! She is extremely knowledgeable and ready to work WITH you to keep you "in the game". Loved my time with her and immediately felt better because of it.
by Michelle on Jan 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
I would highly recommend my friends to go to Sarah for a massage therapist. She helped my shoulder pain. Thank you so much Sarah!
by Karen on Jan 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
I love coming to Sara. She listens to my concerns and focuses her attention on addressing my Brady’s needs.
by John on Jan 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
She is very good at addressing specific issues. For me it was about solving particular issues (shoulder) not about full body work.
by Anonymous on Dec 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Sara is great at what she does. My visits always include complex issues & Sara has always been able to help resolve them.
by Julia on Dec 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara knew where to focus her energy immediately after I explained my problem area. It was such a relief.
by Yesenia on Oct 2020
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Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Both relaxing & therapeutic - personalized for my needs so well!
by Richard on Oct 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
The experience is awesome. The atmosphere is perfect! Sara is one amazing individual and knows her stuff. If you haven’t experienced a session with Sara, you are definitely missing out on her expertise. She is highly knowledgeable about the body and its parts. I always feel amazing after every session, I am 100% satisfied every single time.
by Anonymous on Oct 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
I love how professional and caring she is during every one of our sessions. She is knowledgeable and experienced, and the results speak for themselves.
by Margaret on Oct 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
She has helped me tremendously with some long term issues of hip pain! I have recommended her to several people.
by Lindsay on Oct 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Great experience! Hyper focused on my specific problem area. Will definitely be back. Thank you!
by Linda on Oct 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Sarah did a great job. First time meeting her, she listened to my needs and was very caring.
by Claire on Sep 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara was very responsive and attentive to my needs. She is going to contact my personal trainer to discuss my back issues and suggest appropriate stretches. I have already shared her contact info with a friend.
by Regina on Sep 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
I've been going to Sara for almost 2 years now and I always walk away feeling better than when I came in. Sara is highly skilled, knowledgeable and caring. She's always incredibly patient and asks all the right questions to get to the root of the problem. recommend her her which initially was to help with an injury but continued
by Renee on Sep 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Sara does her best to get to the root of why you have an ache and gives recommendations on helpful stretches and exercises for you after your session.
by Harry on Sep 2020
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Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara is a deep student of what causes are to any issue and brings that expertise to her bodywork.
by Anonymous on Aug 2020
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Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara is so wonderful and knowledgeable!
by Anonymous on Aug 2020
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Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Great Experience! Sara absolutely is great at what she does!
by Anonymous on Aug 2020
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Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Very knowledgeable and amazing experience
by Anonymous on Aug 2020
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Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara was fantastic - I saw results after the first visit!
by Byron on Aug 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Great work fix my knee in one visit
by Blake on Aug 2020
Verified
Service Received: Care Package Series- 60 min with Sara S.
Sara is driven and knowledgeable. She’s incredibly friendly, professional, and passionate about what she does which put me at ease. I was impressed at how systematic she is in her processes. Like she says, it’s not about working “on” you, it’s about working “with” you to help you reach your goals. I’ll absolutely be going back.
by Matt on Aug 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Every session with Sara is great! And it’s extra helpful that she had a background in various methods of training.
by Jill on Jul 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
I love that I never feel sore the following day after a massage. She listens and notates anything that is an issue. She follows up and will recommend any movement/accessory work to do.
by Will on Jul 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara is very knowledgeable and experienced in what she does. As well as personable she will talk/listen to anybody and everybody!
by Jenn on Jun 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Amazing! Very relaxing and she’s a lot of fun, definitely knows her stuff!
by Susan on Jun 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara knows what she's doing to address your specific need(s) and get you back up and moving for your personal peak performance! Susan
by Karen on Jun 2020
Verified
Service Received: Care Package Series- 60 min with Sara S.
I liked that Sara took a picture of my shoulders and showed me how one is lower than the other! I’m looking forward to seeing another picture after my third session to see the improvement! 🙏🏼🤷🏻‍♀️😱❤️
by Kelsey on Jun 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Everything was great!!
by Alan on Jun 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Really Sara knows to do her job very well 👍🏾
by Anonymous on Jun 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Great first experience! Sara was there to greet me when i entered and talked me through how she works since it was my first visit. Left feeling great and will 100% return for future work.
by Anonymous on Mar 2020
Verified
Service Received: 5 Series of Bodywork- 60 min with Sara S.
Sara is very knowledgeable and customizes her work to fit individual needs!
by Kimmy on Mar 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
she took the time to actually find out what was Hurting and where. I'll be back for more help from Sara, she's the best!
by Kevin on Mar 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara listen intently and asked appropriate questions to understand my goals and pain points. Then she got to work. I feel improvement after only one session and look forward to great results.

Business response:

Thanks so much! Looking forward to our next session and diving into those calves!

by Anonymous on Mar 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Amazingly skilled, patient and understand with pain. 100% recommend!!!
by Mark on Mar 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
I enjoyed the session, look forward to future sessions to help with mobility. Mark
by Joe on Mar 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Sara is an asset to any athlete’s playbook. She has helped me improve both my athletic performance as well as my movement and positions outside of sport. Sara’s extensive knowledge makes her great at identifying and treating issues. Her approach is always from a point of eagerness and openness and she is always looking for feedback so she can make your next session even better. I have and will continue to recommend her at every opportunity.
by Dillon on Mar 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
I enjoyed every minute of it.
by Anonymous on Mar 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Walked out of Sara's studio pain free (for the first time in 10 days). Very knowledgeable and passionate about her work! Follows up with you to see how you're feeling and make sure you're moving in the right direction. Go to therapist in the Charlotte area.
by Anonymous on Feb 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
I had great experience. Sara knows what she is doing. She was able to find trigger points nobody touched before. I will definitely come back. Highly recommend.
by Peggy on Feb 2020
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Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara is a gifted healer. The chronic pain that I thought I would have to live with forever is being healed without surgery!
by John on Feb 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Sara is incredibly knowledgeable about how the body works, and knows that pain in one place usually starts somewhere else. Although the ambiance is relaxing, she’s not someone to go to for a relaxing massage, she’s the one you want if you want to be fixed or prevent problems from occurring!
by Crystal on Feb 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork 75 min with Sara S.
Sara is a very talented massage therapist! I've had thousands of massages from hundreds of therapists and she has an intuitive touch, excellent grasp of anatomy and really gets in there and gets the job done! She has already helped me so much in just a couple of sessions. Highly recommend her!
by Vanessa on Feb 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Very knowledgeable, listens to what I have to say, very friendly and supportive and always follows up to see how I'm feeling and sends exercises or stretches to help in the long run.
by Anji on Feb 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara is one of the best at what she does. She takes the time to discuss her plan of care, think through the mechanics of where the pain is coming from and always provides the best relief.
by Jack on Feb 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
I feel so much better!
by Mel on Feb 2020
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 60 min with Sara S.
Sara is awesome!
by Anonymous on Oct 2019
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork Session 90 min with Sara S.
Sara knows what she’s doing. I always notice improvement after she works on me.
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Sumner Bodywork & Massage- Charlotte

337 Dalton Ave

Charlotte , NC 28206 map it

Phone: (704) 678-8810

License: #17209