I graduated from the New England School of Acupuncture with a masters' level degree in
Chinese and Japanese acupuncture in 2002. Before that I was a full-time massage therapist
in private practice for 5 years in St. Louis, Missouri. I graduated from Heartwood Institute in
Garberville, California with certificates in Swedish/Esalen and Deep Tissue massage after a 6
month course of study. My B.A. is from Webster University in St. Louis. I majored in Religion.
Prior to my career in body/mind medicine I worked in social services with high risk youth and
developmentally challenged adults, and spent 2 years working on organic farms in California,
Arkansas. and Missouri.
My hobbies are yoga, raising children and dogs, cooking, and fishing.