1985 University of Chicago, Studio Art, MFA
1983 Carnegie-Mellon University, Drawing. BFA, Honors
1995 graduate of the Chicago School of Massage Therapy.
In 1998 received a certification from the Vodder School International as a Dr. Vodder Therapist in Manual Lymph Drainage and Combined Decongestive Therapy. Maintains certification with the Vodder School by attending a 3-day Renewal every 2 years.
2002 received a certification from the U. S. Trager Association as Practitioner in the Trager Approach to Movement Education and Mind Body Integration. In 2010 attained the status as a Trager Tutor.
Assisted numerous instructors in over 15 'core' Trager trainings.
Lead 15+ introductory Trager workshops throughout the Midwest since 2005.
Certified Level1 Trager Instructor in 2017