Education and Experience

I’m not just someone who talks the talk. I actually do have years of experience, countless hours of education, an undying devotion to continuously learning and challenging myself, and an unshakable commitment to bringing the best strategies, ideas, methods, techniques, and tools to my community.

But if you are someone who insists on credentials, I’ve got’em. Check out this list (I’m a little impressed with myself :) )

●       27 years as a certified Sivannanda yoga teacher

●       Continued studies in yoga teaching methodologies, including the completion of a  Power Yoga Teacher Intensive with Beryl Bender in 1999

●       BA in Dance and Human Development from Bard College at Simon’s Rock

●       Advisor and coach for some of the biggest names in music, including Macy Gray, George Clinton, Prince, Black Eyed Peas (yes, Prince!). I worked with and for these celebrities in a variety of ways, from massage and herbal throat and body care recommendations to nutrition for energy and stamina, yoga for ease and sleep and relaxation of body while on tour and off

●       In 1995 I started my journey as a body worker with Zero Balancing

●       In 2004 I started deepening my work at the  Soul Lightening Institute  studying acupressure.

●       In 2008 I completed a yearlong coaching and nutrition program through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition

●       In 2010 I became a certified IntenSati® Leader

●       In 2014 I earned my MAc Masters of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine  from the Maryland University of Integrated Health