My Training and Experience

Teaching / Coaching  Experience

Coach and Facilitator for Equine Guided Learning                                                                       2014- Present

Pitts-Aldridge Associates, Grosse Pointe MI

Instructor, Introduction to Equine Massage Elective                                                                     2014-Present
Irene’s Myomassology Institute, Southfield MI
Teaching Assistant, CranioSacral Therapy                                                                                     2014- Present
Upledger Institute, International
Instructor, Various Courses                                                                                                               2006-Present
Michigan Equine Therapy, Southfield MI

Formal Education & Training

Holy Fire III Reiki Master  (continuing education)                                                                             2019
HF II Karuna® Reiki Master Teacher Training,                                                                                  2015
International Center for Reiki Training, Southfield MI

Introduction to Equine Acupressure                                                                                                     2014

Tallgrass Institute, Boulder CO                                                                                                          
Certified EGL (Equine Guided Learning) Facilitator                                                                          2014  

EquuSpirit Partnership, Howell, MI                                                                                                                                                                                            
Usui Reiki Master Teacher Certification                                                                                            2013   

International Center for Reiki Training, Southfield MI                                                         

Eco Somatics II (Equine Cranio Sacral Therapy)                                                                                 2014
Somato Emotional Release II                                                                                                                2013
Somato Emotional Release I                                                                                                                 2012
Eco Somatics I (Equine Cranio Sacral Therapy)                                                                                  2012
Cranio Sacral Therapy II                                                                                                                       2011
Cranio Sacral Therapy I                                                                                                                        2011

Upledger Institute International, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Massage Diploma (Accelerated Class)                                                                                                 2011

Irene’s Myomassology Institute, Southfield MI                                                                                      
Equine Myofascial Release I                                                                                                                2006                                        Equinology Inc., Virginia                                                                         

Equine Chiropractic Seminar, Eaton Rapids, MI                                                                                  2005
David Kamen DC, Instructor

Equine Sports Massage Therapy Certification                                                                                      2004
Equissage Inc. Round Hill, VA
BA International Economics and Organizational Systems

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI                                                                                            


Winning Edge Bodwork, Farmington Hills MI                                       2018 - Present

Founder / Owner / Operator

Medicine Pony, Southfield MI                                                               2012 - Present

Founder / Owner / Operator

Michigan Equine Therapy, Farmington Hills MI                                    2004 - Present

Founder / Owner / Operator

General Motors Corporation, Detroit MI                                                1984-2004

Last Position Held: Brand Character & Design Liaison Manager for Chevrolet Brand

Professional Licenses and Affiliations

  • Licensed Massage Therapist – State of Michigan
  • Professional Member – Reiki Membership Association/International Center for Reiki Training  (RMA/ICRT)
  • Certified Member -  Association of Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP)
  • Lifetime Member - International Association for Animal Massage Therapists (IAAMT)