Fitness and Health Philosophy
I have more than 25 years of experience in working with clients with various injuries due to accidents, overuse, surgery, auto-immune diseases, and/or just the aging process. In the past five years, I have been interested in neuroscience and the way in which our brains have the unique ability to heal our bodies. By integrating various visual, inner ear, and proprioceptive exercises I have been able to help my clients improve and then maintain normal body movement, coordination, function, and balance as they age.
I train both in the water and on land. Water is a wonderful medium especially for those dealing with excess body weight, pregnancy, and injuries. I also teach hydrotherapy and aquatic fitness classes. I was a competitive swimmer in college, have studied dance, martial arts, Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais, and Pilates. I am an avid cyclist and backpacker as well. I look forward to working with you in obtaining your personal fitness and health goals!
Education and Certifications
Masters in Arts, Exercise Physiology
Certified Orthopedic Massage, 1999
Certified Pilates Reformer Instructor
Certified 2-Health Educator, 2008, 2011
Certified Personal Trainer (ACE)
Certified Movement Coach, Level 2 – Z Health
First Aid, CPR/AED
Certified Delay the Disease Instructor, Parkinson’s Exercise Program