Dr. Rachel Sutter-Leve is a licensed physical therapist and fitness professional from Minneapolis, MN. Rachel’s career in fitness began after college where she worked for 5 years as a fitness instructor, pilates trainer, and pilates department coordinator. During this time, she won several awards for being a “top trainer” within her health club system.
Rachel then attended Samuel Merritt University to obtain her Doctorate in Physical Therapy where she graduated at the top of her class. Following graduate school, she completed a Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. While there, she won an award for her research on stroke caregiver support during the COVID-19 pandemic which was later published in the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. She now works as an outpatient Neuro Rehab Therapist at North Memorial Health Hospital in, Minneapolis MN as well as continues to teach Pilates and health workshops on the side.
She is passionate about the intersection between medicine, nutrition, and fitness and is a strong advocate for continued formal exercise programs post-discharge from PT services.