In this 200th anniversary year of the birth of Henry David Thoreau, each of us can increase our health and well-being by applying his guidance to our regular exercise activities. Thoreau, one of t ...View Article
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L.J. Johnson, FIXboss
Front Desk Manager
Lauran Johnson was born and raised in Vallejo, California. She was homeschooled by her parents Lawrance and Gloria Johnson from second to eighth grade. She graduated from Vallejo High in 2008 with Honors. Lauran thrived tremendously in numerous sports during her high school years. She eventually went on to receive a division one scholarship. She ran track and field for the University of Washington State. Lauran would later continue her track and field scholarship at Boise State University, where she also earned her B.A degree in Communications.
Upon receiving her degree, Lauran returned to California. Lauran secured her first job as an office assistant for one of the most thriving home inspection companies in Vallejo. There she worked hard to learn the company’s way of business. Before long, Lauran was promoted to office manager. Lauran would eventually have the opportunity to move to Fort Walton Beach, which, luckily for her it was closer to some of her family. Lauran loves playing and going to the beach with her three year old niece who is thrilled to have her near.
Lauran joined theFIX team in August 2017. There she serves as the office managers and one of the first friendly smiles you’ll see when coming into theFIX. Come on in and check out that welcoming smile for yourself.
Melissa Shaffer, FIXguru
Coach and Massage Therapist
Melissa studied massage at Pensacola School of Massage Therapy and Health. She has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2011 doing therapeutic massages. She started doing patient therapies for Dr.Price at theFix in 2015. Working with Brain Based Therapy and nutritional coaching. She has strong work ethic, a compassionate heart, and takes great care of people. She is absolutely crazy and loves her jobs.
Lauren Dorsey, FIXcoach
Brain Based Coach and Functional Fitness Instructor
Lauren Dorsey was born and raised in Michigan. She has had a passion for fitness and wellness from an early age as a competitive swimmer and began coaching at age 14. Lauren has always loved learning about the body and how to helping people live the healthiest, most fulfilling lives possible. This passion of helping people paired with her love for studying the body's systems led her to find her career path.
She attended Grand Valley State University in Michigan and earned her Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science in 2012. She also swam and captained the swim team at Grand Valley earning 14 All- American National honors while there. After graduating she then studied various aspects of fitness, became a certified Personal Trainer and began working with many different client populations including cardiac rehab, high school and college athletes, fibromyalgia, autism, clinically obese children, as well as every day weekend warriors.
Lauren moved to Florida in 2015 and started her own mobile personal training and apparel company. She joined theFix team in August of 2017, and began overseeing the Brain Based Therapy and started FIXfit, a Functional Fitness program. Lauren is passionate about both Brain Based Therapy and Functional Fitness, as she knows everyone can benefit from functioning and feeling better. Lauren is dedicated to making sure you are not only successful in your therapy and training, but also having fun while doing so!