Some background & trainings

Massage Therapy


Licensed Massage Therapist since 2017. Graduate of NWTC

Continuing Education: 

*Deepfeet Ashiatsu - Barefoot massage Level 1.  Chicago. 2020


*Academy of Clinical Massage.

Orthopedic Assessment for Massage with Whitney Lowe: Online

*Coaching the Body Institute. Evanston, IL.  Numerous courses both online and in person. 

Functional Anatomy for Bodywork, Movement and Yoga 
Hands Free Techniques Weekend
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. 

*Sacred Lomi.  Hawaiin LOMILOMI Level 1 & 2.

*James Waslaski . Upper Body

*Structural Integration.  Knees, Ankles, Feet. 

*Patterns of Total Connectivity.




Ashtanga Yoga Practioner: 2000-2013. Magnolia Zuniga, Catherine Shaddik, Meir Lesham. 

Art of Touch 5 day Adjustments Workshop with Ty & Mary. 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.

Other Education

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.