"I am passionate about empowering people to be the best they can be, enabling them to live a healthier fuller life!
It thrills me to spread the joy and share with others, the gifts I have been blessed with!"
2014 Founded Body Mind Spirit Wellness,
A true healing center utilizing the gifts the earth has given us to lead a healthy, balanced life! Classes, bodywork, skincare
2013 DoTerra Wellness Advocate
Educating everyone I can on the power of Essential Oils!
2005-2011 Founder of Zumba Spring Hill,
Mentored a group of 5-13 Zumba instructors who successfully delivered extremely popular Zumba classes throughout Hernando County, Florida. As a group we worked in several locations throughout the county, including fundraisers & special events. The members of our group were trained to conduct classes in an orderly fashion meaning, sign in clients, present liability waivers to new clients, sell multi pack cards, market for new opportunities, rehearse new routines regularly utilizing original choreography as well as Zumba's choreography. We maintained a mailing list of approximately 1000 happy clients!
1997-2011 Founder of Muscular Therapy & Rehab, Inc.
After 9 years MTR evolved into The Center for Alternative Healing a 3200sq ft wellness center! In 2006 my company employed as many as 22 people, services including spa treatments, Wellness Coaching, Massage, CranioSacral, Acupuncture, Hypnosis, Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates, Zumba, Burlesque Bodies, & senior fitness programs.
1989-1995 Owner of Applause Party Productions, Carle Place, NY...
An event & party entertainment group providing various contractors (DJ's, orchestras, etc.) with entertainers to enhance their business. Employed as many as 60 performers at one time, provided costumes, trained performers with choreographed sets such as 50's, hip-hop, top hat, Latin, etc. Provided services in NY, NJ, Ct, Md. Business was sold in 1995, still operating
1984-1990 Founder of Take 5 Dance & Body Boutique, Franklin Square, NY...
A dancing school providing lessons in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Hip-Hop. Also produced annual recitals & various community performances. Business was sold in 1990, still operating.
I started dancing at the age of 3, began as an instructor at 13 yrs old! I have coordinated multiple performances for fundraisers & community events. I have also had the pleasure of teaching children to enjoy and express themselves through dance!!
Broadway Dance Center, NY, dance training
HB Studios, NY, acting
Modeling exp, freelance, Popular Photography, Seventeen Magazine, large events & trade shows.
Show Palace Dinner Theater , Hudson, Fl Dancer, vocalist, actress in solo & group performances. Lead choreographer, costume design, house & stage decor.
Speakeasy Nightclub, New Port Richie, Fl Choreographer & director of elaborate performances Coordinated multiple performances for fundraisers & community events.
HEALTH & FITNESS EXPERIENCE
DoTerra Wellness Advocate since 2013
Certified in Aroma Touch Technique 2015
QiGong Level 1 instructor since 2009
Certified in Advanced Food Healing since 2012
Wellness Coach, JSE
Nationally Certified Licensed Massage Therapist since 1990 graduated from The New York College of Natural Medicine (formally New Center of Holistic Healing) member AMTA for 22 years
Upledger Institute advanced studies in Cranio-Sacral Therapy (teaching assistant) CST 1, CST2, CST for Pediatrics, CST with Oriental Medicine, Somato Emotional Release 1, Somato Emotional Release 2, Lymphatic Drainage, Body Talk 1&2, Orthopedic Massage of the upper & lower extremities
Pre & post natal, Infant massage, Reflexology, Trigger Point Therapy
Personal Trainer Certification, National Council of Strength & Fitness 6/04
AFAA Group Fitness Certification since 2007
Zumba certified instructor 03/05 ZIN #179 Zumba, Z Gold, Z Toning, Z Gold/Toning, Z Sentao, Aqua Z, Z Kids, Z Kids Jr
As seen in the national Shapes Fitness commercial, representing Zumba