I am a Virginia Licensed Massage Therapist, a member of the AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association), and have been in practice since 1987. In 2006 I received a Structural Yoga Therapy™ Certificate and in 2005, a Structural Yoga™ Teacher’s Certificate, both from Mukunda Stiles.  In 1987 I received the Integral Yoga Hatha Teacher Certification and have taken advanced courses since then. I was UVA’s first yoga teacher. I have a B.S. in Dental Hygiene and was in practice 1974-2019.

Courses I have taken that influence my life and work include Basic Shiatsu, Massage Therapy, Sports Massage, Polarity Therapy, Traeger™, Feldenkrais™, Aikido, Tai Chi, Reflexology, Facial Rejuvenation, Reiki, Mari-El, Jen Shen Do, Touch for Health, Bio-Sonic Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Upledger’s Cranial Sacral Therapy, Neuro Muscular Therapy (with Judith Walker Delany’s four-part series, Paul St. John), Rev. Rosalyn Bruyere’s many healing intensives, Myofascial Meridians with Tom Myers, Biodynamic Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Body-centered trauma release.

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Personal Notes:

I am environmental activist, working on the frontlines to protect the health, water, air, land of our local and global communities.

Activities I love include, (but are not limited to) gardening, dancing, hiking, body surfing, kayaking, biking, musicing, arting, reading, sadhanaing, hammocking. We’ve got three sweet cats in the yard (outdoor kitties for those allergic to felines). Life used to be sooo hard. Now everything is ez cuz of You… Sweet Surrender to You! Om Om Namaste