Education & Certifications

 “No one is wise by birth, for wisdom results from one’s own efforts.”

– Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya


EDUCATION

  • Arcadia University: Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Glenside, PA, 1999 – 2001
  • Indiana University: Bachelors of Arts in Psychology with concentration in General Sciences, 1994 – 1998

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CranioSacral Therapy, CST1, Upledger’s Institute International
  • CERTIFIED ELDOA™ TRAINER (ELDOA™ 1, ELDOA™ 2, ELDOA™ 3, ELDOA™ 4)
  • Soma Student Therapist in Training:
    • Transverse Tendinous Ligamentous Stretching for the Lower Limbs and Upper Limbs
    • Fascia Normalization of the Lower Limbs, Upper Limbs and Trunk and Pelvis
    • Osteo-Articular Pumping of the Lower Limbs, Upper Limbs and Trunk and Pelvis
  • Soma Student Trainer in Training:
    • Proprioception and Awareness
    • ELDOA™ 3, 4 & 5
    • Segmental Strengthening of the Lower Limbs, Upper Limbs, Trunk and Abdominal Musculature
    • Qualitative and Quantitative Periodization
    • Global Postural Stretching
    • Circulatory and Respiratory Techniques 
  • liv-INg-yoga with jasmine lieb, Yoga Therapy Teacher Training
  • The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support/Basic Life Support (ACLS/BLS)
  • Strong Yoga® 4Fertility Teacher Trainer
  • Mat Science I/II
  • Powerhouse Pilates
  • Group Cycling Instructor
  • Personal Training Instructor

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)​
  • International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT)
  • Yoga Alliance

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT and CONTINUING EDUCATION

  • CranioSacral Therapy, CST1, Upledger’s Institute International, Burbank, CA, 2/2020
  • Transverse Tendinous Ligamentous Stretching for the Upper Limbs, Jason Amstutz, DC, Newport Beach, CA, 1/2020
  • ELDOA 1/2 Teacher Training Assistant, Bryce Turner, ELDOA USA, Seal Beach, CA, 12/2019
  • Transverse Tendinous Ligamentous Stretching for Lower Limbs, Jason Amstutz, DC, Newport Beach, CA, 11/2019
  • ELDOA™ 3 Teacher Training Assistant, Bryce Turner, ELDOA USA, Seal Beach, CA, 3/2019
  • ELDOA™ 2 Teacher Training Assistant, Bryce Turner, ELDOA USA, Seal Beach, CA, 3/2019
  • Analytical and Segmental Strengthening of the Upper Limbs and Trunk, Santa Monica, CA, 5/2019
  • Fascia Normalization of the Upper Limbs, Jason Amstutz, D.C., Newport Beach, CA, 3/2019
  • ELDOA™ 1 Teacher Training Assistant, Bryce Turner, ELDOA USA, Seal Beach, CA, 2/2019
  • ELDOA™ 4, Guy Voyer, MD, DO, Long Beach, CA 2/2019
  • Global Postural Stretching, Guy Voyer, MD, DO, Santa Monica, CA, 1/2019
  • Fascia Normalization of the Lower Limbs, Jason Amstrutz, D.C. Newport Beach, CA, 1/2019
  • Periodization and Cinesiology and Clinical Applications, Guy Voyer, DO Santa Monica, CA, 12/2018
  • Respiratory & Circulatory Techniques, Guy Voyer, DO, Santa Monica, CA, 11/2018
  • Osteopathic-Articular Pumping of the Trunk and Pelvis, Jason Amstutz, Newport Beach, CA, 10/2018
  • Segmental Strengthening of the Lower Limbs, Bryce Turner and Brent Meier, Santa Monica, CA 8/2018
  • ELDOA™ 3, Bryce Turner, Seal Beach, CA, 7/2018
  • Osteo-Articular Pumping of the Upper Limbs, Jason Amstutz, D.O., Irvine, CA, 7/2018
  • SOMA Training: ELDOA™ 3, 4, & 5, Guy Voyer, DO, Santa Monica, CA, 6/2018
  • Osteo-Articular Pumping of the Lower Limbs, Jason Amstutz, D.O, Irvine, California, 5/2018
  • Diastasis Recti Workshop, Laura Adams and Bryce Turner, Seal Beach, California, 4/2018
  • Segmental Strengthening of the Abdominal Musculature, Bryce Turner & Brent Meier, Santa Monica, California 4/2018
  • ELDOA™ 2, Bryce Turner, Seal Beach, California, 3/2018
  • ELDOA 1™, Bryce Turner, Seal Beach, California, 2/2018
  • Proprioception and Awareness, Dr Guy Voyer, Santa Monica, California, 2/2018
  • ​Bhakti Yoga Training, Shaktirasa School of Tantra, Yoga, Ayurveda, Katie Silcox, 50 hours, 2017
  • Pre-Conference: Manual Medicine: Hands-On Healing in the Clinical Setting: 2016
  • Meditation Immersion with Steve Ross, 2016
  • Laya Yoga Training, Shaktirasa School of Tantra, Yoga, Ayurveda, Katie Silcox, Nicaragua, 50 hours, 2016
  • Strong Yoga®4Fertility, Teacher Trainer, Teacher Training, Monterey, California, 2013
  • Sun Salutation Immersion, Kathryn Budig, YogaWorks, Santa Monica, CA, 2014
  • Core Strength and Balance Immersion, Heath House, YogaWorks, Santa Monica CA, 2011
  • Ashtanga Immersion, David Williams, Los Angeles, CA, 2011
  • Adjustment Clinic, Sonia Cottle, Santa Monica, CA, 2009
  • Strong Yoga®4Fertility Teacher Training, Brenda Strong, YogaWorks, Santa Monica, CA 2009
  • Yogic Philosophy and the Mahabharata, Raghunuth Cappo, India, 2008
  • Inversion Workshops, Raghunath Cappo, 2008, 2009
  • Teacher Training Immersion, Kia Miller, YogaWorks, Santa Monica, 2008
  • Ashtanga Workshop, Manju Jois, YogaWorks, Los Angeles, CA, 2006
  • Yoga for Scoliosis, Elise Miller, YogaWorks, Santa Monica, CA, 2005
  • Adjustment Training: Assistant Instructor, Twister’s Yoga Studio, Erdenheim, PA, 2004
  • Ashtanga Immersion, David Swenson, Lehigh Valley Yoga Center, Allentown, PA, 2004
  • Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Primary Series, Jennifer McLaughlin, Sol Studios, Amber, PA, 2001