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M.A. in Integral Health Studies, California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), San Francisco, California

Thesis: What is the effect of expressive (ecstatic) dance on self-esteem among people with eating disorders?

Internship: UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, San Fransico, California

B.A. in Dance, School of Arts & Communication, Chapman University, Orange, California 


Certification & Training

  • Pilates for the Mature Client, Alan Herdman
  • Certified Rainbow Kids Yoga Instructor
  • Craniosacral Fascia Therapy, Dr. Barry Gillespie
  • Postural Assessment and Body Mapping, Lizz Roman, Ellie Herman Studios
  • BioGeometry & Sacred Geometry, Kris Attar, Awareness Workshops
  • Certified Integrative Wellness Coach and Wellness Management, CIIS, San Francisco, California
  • Yoga Instructor, Avalon Yoga Studio, Palo Alto, California
  • GYROKINESIS®, Debra Rose, San Francisco Gyrotonic. San Francisco, California
  • Certified BodyTalk Practitioner, The BodyTalk System
  • Core Intelligence, Long Beach Dance Conditioning. Marie-Jose Blom. Long Beach, California
  • Pilates Instructor (Mat, Standing & Equipment), PhysicalMind Institute. with Tom McCook, Center of Balance, Mountain View, California
  • Usui Reiki Master/Teacher, Terry Attwood
  • CPR/AED & First Aid Certifications, Health & Safety Institute


Sound Healing, Mentored by

Rasamayi Turturici. An internationally acclaimed teacher and multi-award winning sound healing musician.


Movement Clients 


  • Private studios (Poised, DefineIt, East West Pilates, Woodside Wellness Stuido, Shannon Brown Pilates, Burlingame Pilates Studio)
  • Senior Residential Living (Palo Alto, Castro Valley, San Francisco)
  • Synapse School, Menlo Park, CA
  • Health clubs (PJCC, Redwood Shores, Club One, CHD Meridian)
  • YMCA Northwest & Palo Alto 
  • Fitwell Chiropractic Sports Medicine, San Francisco, Califiornia
  • Cielo House, Belmont, California 
  • Corporations: NetApp, NEC, Oracle, Electronic Arts, TrialPay, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
  • Dance: New Ground Dance Company, West Valley Light Opera, Foothill College Dance Troop, Dance Arts Center, San Juan School of Dance


Movement for Special Populations 

  • Memory Care Residents
  • Stanford Cancer Patients
  • People with Eating Disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Injury recovery
  • Special Needs Children


Public Classes

  • Reiki I and II, in Belmont, San Carlos, Los Altos and Five Branches University, San Jose, CA
  • Reiki I for Children: ages 7 to 12
  • Stretch, Flex & Relax


Community Service

  • Living Well With and Beyond Cancer Conference, Stanford Healthcare
  • Nine Lives Foundation
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind
  • Special Needs Arts Program (SNAP), Dance Arts Center
  • Wellness Open House. Northwest YMCA
  • Reiki Clinic. Stanford Cancer Center & Stanford Hospital, Palo Alto, California
  • Reiki Clinic, Kaiser Hospital, Redwood City, California
  • Reiki Clinic, San Carlos Senior Center, San Carlos, California


Wellness Program Management

  • Wellness Fair, Mercy Housing, 2011, 2012
  • Wellness Fair, CIIS, 2010, 2009


Public Presentation

What is Integrative Health? at East West Bookstore, Mountain View, California