Some background & trainings
Licensed Massage Therapist since 2017. Graduate of NWTC
*Currently studying at Zen Shiatsu working towards Shiatsu certication https://zenshiatsu.edu/
*Next-Level Thai massage with Michael Sitzer and Study-tour in Chiang Mai 2023
Included 3 days with Ajahn Pichest Boonthumme
*Deepfeet Ashiatsu - Barefoot massage Level 1. Chicago. 2020
*Academy of Clinical Massage.
Orthopedic Assessment for Massage with Whitney Lowe: Online
*Coaching the Body Institute.Chuck Duff Evanston, IL.
Numerous courses both online and in person. https://coachingthebody.com/
-Functional Anatomy for Bodywork, Movement and Yoga
-Hands Free Techniques
-Thai Level 1
-Shoulder Protocol 22 hr
-PainHacker's Guide: The Core Sciatica and Hip Pain Protocol
-Pecs, Trapezius and Serratus Anterior - Normalizing Rounded Shoulder Posture:
*Thai Massage & Bodywork. Chris Ray. Marquette, MI
Thai Massage Therapeutics. http://thaimassagebodywork.com/
*Vedic Thai. Mukti Michael Buck.
Table Thai and Futon. 3 day courses. https://www.vedicthaicourses.com/
*Sacred Lomi. Hawaiin LOMILOMI https://www.sacredlomi.com. Level 1 & 2.
*James Waslaski . Upper Body/Neck. Integrated Manual Therapy for Complicated Shoulder Conditions.
3 day courses.
*Kinetic Activation Techniques. Mark Carangelo.
*Structural Integration. Knees, Ankles, Feet. Spine.
*Sports Massage. Jerrod Fritz. AMTA 8.5 CE
*Patterns of Total Connectivity. www.elevatemassage.training
Ashtanga Yoga Practioner: 2000-2013. Magnolia Zuniga, Catherine Shaddik, Meir Lesham.
Art of Touch 5 day Adjustments Workshop with Ty Landrum & Mary Freeman. The Yoga Workshop. Boulder.
Ashtanga Yoga Intensive with Ty Landrum. Boulder.
Adjustments workshop with David Keil.
Yoga Circle Iyengar workshop with Gabriel Halpern. Chicago.
Greenpath Yoga Teacher Training 200 HR. San Francisco. 2006
BhaktiFlow Advanced Teacher Training (50 hr) with Rusty Wells
Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Blooma. Minneapolis
Acroyoga 5 day Immersion with Jason & Jenny. 2012
Second Series Immersion & Retreat with Tim Miller. Mt. Shasta, CA 2011
Vipassana Meditation. Three 10-day Goenka silent retreats. Washington, California, Thailand.
Personal pilgrimage to Rishikesh, India. Osho Ashram stay. 2010
One month Karma yoga residential stay. Sivananda Ashram. Grass Valley, CA 2001.
Edible & Medicinal Plants of California. Year-long field study. 2012. Blue Wind Botanical School. Tellur Fenner.
M.B.A. in Business Management from Golden Gate University. Graduated 2007.
B.A. in Humanities with emphasis in Chinese Culture from University of Oregon. Studied Mandarin abroad in Beijing. Graduated 2004
Studied Fashion Design at Academy of Art (San Francisco) and Fashion Institute of Technology (NY) 1999-2000.