Professional Training 

 EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Flowing River School and Sangha                    Director, Therapist/Teacher                  2007 to 2012

  • Developed not for profit, board of directors, and vision for children in need of special care.
  • Conduct research, development and planning for Holistic Care and Enrichment Program.
  • Work one on one or in small groups with movement based remedial education and crafts.
  • Direct summer camp programs (ages 8 – 14).

Therapist and Spiritual Teacher/Counselor   Part-time Private Practice              2003 to 2009

  • Direct a yearly six-month spiritual journey for women.
  • Counsel clients utilizing the Hakomi method, yoga practices, non-dual wisdom.

The Village School and Family Support Center Inc.           Director                 1997 to 2003

  • Developed not for profit organization as volunteer leader.
  • Founded Waldorf Inspired Integrated Kindergarten with 30% special needs.
  • Wrote and received five grants to expand our program.
  • Implemented neuro-developmental movement program and after school play program.
  • Offered parents guidance in parenting, healing education, and non-dual meditation.

Bodyworks Unlimited, Inc          Self-employed Small Business Owner            1988 to 1996

  • Private clientele for yoga and massage while managing independent contractors.
  • Provided on-site massage, yoga, and health education to businesses in Silicon Valley.
  • Continued on-going training in bodywork, personal growth and meditation.

Kripalu Yoga and Health Center, Lenox, MA        Resident in training      1986 to 1989

  • Assisted with design and implementation of classes in yoga, massage, health.
  • Provided bodywork and therapeutic massage to guests and staff.

 Boston University, Boston, MA                              Lay Ministry           1983 to 1986

  • Served as Counselor in training at women’s shelters, groups, and prisons.
  • Supervised the Wednesday night soup kitchen at The Paulist Center.
  • Facilitated spiritual growth groups and coordinated community events.
  • Recruited and counseled students in objectives for field placements.