Experience, Education & Professional Qualifications
Registered Nurse – 1991
Holistic approach to wellness and healing. Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Certified and Licensed Massage Therapist – 1995
The detailed study and training of massage techniques, acupressure, Reiki, reflexology, sports massage, Shiatsu, structural analysis, hydrotherapy, ethics and energy work. Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Thai Bodywork/Traditional Thai Massage Certification – 2000
Professional training and instruction in therapeutic stretching, energy balancing, acupressure, rhythmic deep tissue compression, assisted hatha yoga postures, meditation techniques, and yogic breathing. Travel in Thailand 2002.
CranioSacral Therapy – 2000.
Curriculum provided the foundation necessary to understand the functioning of the craniosacral system and integrating various modalities into practice.
Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher – 2001
Certification consisting of over 200 hours of intensive training in Asana, Pranayama, Meditation, Theoretical and Applied Yogic Philosophy, Anatomy and Physiology, Communication, Teaching Methodology, Teaching Practicum, & Professional Ethics and Practices at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. Member of the Kripalu Yoga Teachers Association.
Certified Kripalu Yoga Dance Teacher – 2004
Certification of completion for over 136 hours in Kripalu Yoga Dance (formerly called DansKinetics), including emphasis in the Chakras, Body Awareness, Kripalu Yoga, Music Appreciation, Practice Teaching, Voice, Self-Promotion, and Ethical Practice. Member of the Kripalu Yoga Dance Teacher Association.
Ann Wigmore Living Food Lifestyle Total Well-Being Education – 2005
Training in Growing, Sprouting and Preparation of Living Foods. Application of their Healing Properties; Wheatgrass Therapy; Connecting and Working Closely with Nature; Balancing the Body, Mind, and Spirit; Internal Cleansing; Mental Clarity, Longevity; and Prevention of all Illness.
Continuing Studies at Kripalu Center, professional level.
I participate in spiritual retreats, professional workshops and conferences. I am honored and profoundly grateful to study with masterful teachers, around the world and locally. I am committed to my personal practice.
Chatham Chamber of Commerce
Member since 1998
Kripalu Yoga Teachers Association
Member since 2001
Kripalu Yoga Dance Teachers Association
Member since 2004