Minami has a Bachelors degree in Allied Health Science from the University of Connecticut and an Associates degree in Physical Therapist Assistant from Hesser College, graduating with honors, Phi Theta Kappa. Minami discovered her interested in outpatient orthopedics after being a patient several times for knee injuries she suffered during her sporting events. After having successful recoveries herself, she wanted to give back and help others post injury. Minami is a licensed in NH and MA as well as a member of the APTA. In her spare time Minami enjoys playing soccer, snowboarding and working out.