Shin Sakurai


Muscle Activation Technique Specialist

Shin Sakurai is a dedicated exercise specialist offering 17 years of specialty experience in clinical rehabilitation, corporate wellness, and strength & conditioning. He has worked with a wide variety of people, including athletes, people with disabilities, youth populations, and aging adults.Shin, originally from Tokyo, Japan, moved to Denver in 1993 in pursuit of higher education. After graduating from Metropolitan State university of Denver with a degree in Exercise Science, he went into the world of Strength & Conditioning for sports performance. His passion for human performance grew, which led him into Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT) in 2003. Shin was a client and then was formally trained by the founder of MAT, Greg Roskopf, in Denver. Shin also served as a clinical exercise specialist for Rocky Mountain Multiple Sclerosis Center, where he was in charge of a Wellness & Adaptive fitness program for 12 years.Currently, Shin is a Muscle Activation Specialist, providing his services throughout the Denver area at such lcoations as Symmetry Muscle Specialists, as well as Denver Sports Recovery, Denver’s premier membership-based recovery facility, and the South Metro Fire Rescue’s Wellness Center.Shin is excited to offer his skills and knowledge or simply “geeking out” with any walks of life interested in boosting up the physical wellbeing! In his free time, he enjoys a variety of athletic activities, ranging from playing rugby, gymnastics, skiing, biking, hiking, paddle boarding, and camping.