my training & background:
~Medical Qigong Therapist.
Two-year training with Lisa Van Ostrand, 3 Treasures Healing. IIMQ/International Institute of Medical Qigong Program.
~Senior Instructor. Universal Healing Tao.
18 years’ training with many teachers, including Senior UHT Instructors: Masahiro Ouchi, Juan Li, Sharon Smith, Marie Favorito and Karin Sorvik. Teaching Certifications in: Microcosmic Orbit, Inner Smile, Six Healing Sounds and Foundation Qigong. Iron Shirt Qigong I. Tai Chi Chi Kung I.
~ Instructor. TaoZen Association.
Trained with founder Masahiro Ouchi for 17 years. Permission to teach all TaoZen variations on Tao practice, including Healing Love / Ovarian Kung Fu and TaoZen daily practices.
Sacred Depths Coaching Certification.
Trained in Joanna Lindenbaum’s 12 month coaching program that emphasizes the heart and spirit as well as traditional coaching skills. Visit the dedicated page under “my modalities” for more information.
~BFA and MFA in Visual Art.
Rhode Island School of Design and Cranbrook Academy of Art.
~ Rank of Menkyo Okuden.
Amagakure no Sato Ruy Ninjutsu. 18 years training. Retired from active training in 2013.
~ Animal Reiki. Level II.
Through Liz Wassell. Shelter Animal Reiki Association.
~ M.E.L.T. Method. Hand and Foot Therapy.
Basic training in Sue Hitsman’s Fascia massage work for the hands and feet.
Associations I belong to:
National Qigong Association. Level III Qigong Instructor.
American Taichi & Qigong Association. Professional Member.
Namasta. Professional Member (Liability insurance).
HTIAA. Healing Tao Instructors Association of the Americas.