Continued Education

Additional Education / Post-Graduate Studies

Dutch Red Cross, Amsterdam, 2022
Advanced First Aid Certificate

Barral Institute, Czech Republic, Prague 2022·
Neural Manipulation I + II, Pierre Vey, DO, 64-hours

Neuroscience and the Frontiers of Trauma, 2021·
A Dialog with Bessel van der Kolk, Bessel van der Kolk, 4-week Live Online Course

Codarts Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL, 2021
Master of Arts Therapies Introduction to Music Therapy, varied professors, 21-hours

Fascial Maneuvers, Vancouver, BC, 2021
  • Essential Fascial Maneuvers Coaching Level I, Garry Lineham, 24-hrs.
Milne Institute, Big Sur, California, 2006-2007
  • Visionary Craniosacral Work I – IV, Hugh Milne, 128-hrs.
Upledger Institute, Palm Gardens, Florida, 1996-2002
  • CranioSacral Therapy, I – Alix McLaughlin, 30-hrs.
  • CranioSacral Therapy, II – Judith Bradley, 30-hrs.
  • SomatoEmotional Release Therapy, I – Suzanne Scurlock Durana, 30-hrs.
  • SomatoEmotional Release Therapy, II – Susan Pinto, 30-hrs.
  • Visceral Manipulation, 1A – Frank Lowen, 30-hrs.
  • Core Zero Balancing, I + II, Fritz Smith, 26-hrs.
Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California, 1990-1992

Massage and bodywork:
  • Esalen Institute Advanced Massage Studies In-house Certification Program, 36-hrs.
  • Sports Massage: Keeping the Players Playing, John Harris + Sherry Galloway, 26-hrs.
  • Healing Without Medicines: Qigong and the Medical Knowledge of Yin-Style Bagua, Andrew Nugent-Head and Zie Peiqui, 26-hrs.Craniosacral Therapy: Healing from The Core: Suzanne Scurlock Durana & Carlos Durana, In-house Visiting Teacher Program
Cross Cultural Music, Healing and Movement Therapies:
  • Language of the Drums: African Percussion, Chanting & Dance, Babatunde Olatunji, 26-hrs. x 
  • Believe I’ll Sing: Singing in the African American Tradition, Ysaye Barnwell, 26-hrs. x 2
  • Singing and storytelling, Joan Baez, In-house Visiting Teacher Program
  • Improvisational Being, Nina Wise, 10-hrs.
  • The Max: Stretching the Limits of Your Self-Expression, Paula Shaw, 26-hrs.
  • The Healing Power of Theatre, Jean-Claude van Italie, 26-hrs.
  • Chi Gung: Opening the Energy Gates of Your Body, Bruce Kumar Frantzis, 10-hrs.
  • From Buddhism to Baking, Edward Espe Brown, 6-hrs.
  • Tao of Softball, Jeff Mcay, spring training 1996 + 1997
Somatic Psychology/Communication Skills:
  • Practical Intuition, Laura Day, 20-hrs.
  • Energy Balancing, Sara Chapin, 4-hrs.
  • Conscious Loving: A Body-Centered Approach to Relationship Transformation, Hendricks 10-hrs.
  • Gestalt Group Process, John Heider, 34-hrs.
  • Gestalt Group Process, Chris Price, 12-hrs.
  • Gestalt Group Process, Will Schutz, 18-hrs.
  • Gestalt Group Process, Robert Hall, 32-hrs.
  • Gestalt Group Process, Gordon Wheeler, 10-hrs.
  • Gestalt Women’s Group Process, Dorothy Charles, In-house Extended Student Elective
  • Shamanism and Entheogens, Terence McKenna, In-house Visiting Teacher Program
  • Workstudy - Gestalt Group Process, Seymour Carter, 60-hrs.
  • Workstudy - Reichian Methods, Mary Goldenson, 60-hrs.
  • Workstudy - Interpersonal Process, Dovid Schiffman, 60-hrs.
Business Skills & Ethics:
  • Business practice, 10-hrs.
  • Ethics, 5-hrs.
Integral Art of MassageSan Francisco, California, 170-hrs, 1994
Certified Massage Therapist
SafeSERVE Food Handling Management Level Certification, Reno, Nevada, 2008
Professional Affiliations
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, 2004 - Present 
Writers Guild of America West, 2011 – Present
International Association of Health Care Practitioners, 1992 – Present