Our Team


Dr. Benjamin Glass takes a creative approach to life with a lens of developing health through experience. Serving others through the last 14 years to become more active participants in their healing and wellbeing.

Dr. Ben has a Doctorate in Chiropractic, a BS in Kinesiology from Temple University, a certificate in Massage Therapy and Foundation Training, and a Post-Graduate Certification in Chiropractic Wellness Care (CCWP). He uses his background in myofascial release, advanced extremity adjusting and rehabilitative exercise to support people going through challenging times. He has prepared himself to provide unique strategies and clinical competence and meet the diverse needs of patients so that they can experience top quality health care at The Shift.

Ben is passionate about combining social justice, chiropractic, and creative thinking to solve many of the challenges we face today in our communities.


Dr. Irina Velichko holds a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Lifewest Chiropractic College in Hayward, CA in 2014. Dr. Irina Velichko has additional training to assesses for extremity joint imbalances such as TMJ, ribcage, shoulder, ankles, knees, feet and hips. She has completed 2 years of post-graduate training in pregnancy and pediatrics through ICPA (International Chiropractic Pediatric Association). She enjoys teaching people how to move better and improve their strength and stability.

Dr. Irina Velichko was born in Kazakhstan and grew up in Russia and Ukraine. She has a background in yoga, dance and social work. She and Dr. Glass both run their non-profit chapter, Hands for Life Lake Merritt http://handsforlifelm.org/