My resume…

Yoga Instruction Work Experience

Vivify Hot Yoga – Albuquerque, NM July 2014 to Present

Instructed yoga to students of diverse ages and physical abilities in a wide spectrum of yoga styles, ranging from restorative yoga through Hot Power yoga. Taught both private classes, semi-privates, and group classes. Educated students on breath work for management of pain and anxiety. Participated with teacher trainings and anatomy instruction. Experienced with teaching in both live and remote class formats.

The Ashram – Kirkland, WA January 2013 to May 2014

Instructed yoga to students of diverse ages and physical abilities in a wide spectrum of yoga styles, ranging from restorative yoga to hot yoga. Educated students on breath work for management of pain and anxiety.

Physical Therapist Assistant Work Experience

ATI Physical Therapy – Albuquerque, NM July 2018 to September 2020

Outpatient Orthopedic Clinic
Therapeutic Exercise and Skilled Manual Therapy

Maintained full patient load consisting of a spectrum of physical injuries, ages, and abilities. Provided individualized manual therapy techniques (joint mobilizations I-III, MET, myofascial release). Provided techniques to recruit core strength (abdominal bracing, pelvic floor strengthening, and proper diaphragmatic breath control). Taught visualization exercises to facilitate pain and anxiety management and to motivate the meeting of goals. Guided and progressed patients through individualized therapeutic exercises. Integrated basic yoga poses with emphasis on alignment and breath control. Instructed proper postural alignment, body mechanics, individualized exercises, and performed gait training.

Therapy Solutions – Santa Fe, NM August 2017 to February 2018

Outpatient Orthopedic Clinic
Therapeutic Exercise and Skilled Manual Therapy

Maintained a full load of patients with a spectrum of physical injuries and ages. Observed and progressed patients with their unique home exercise programs and personal goals. Performed manual therapy and therapeutic modalities (ultrasound, electric stimulation, and thermotherapy). Maintained a show-ready clinic that is extremely productive and busy.

EDUCATION

Associate in Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Pima Medical Institute – Albuquerque, NM September 2014 to April 2017

Ph.D. in Microbiology

University of Wisconsin-Madison – Madison, WI September 1989 to May 1995

B.S. in Biology

University of Wisconsin-Madison – Madison, WI September 1985 to May 1989

  • Anatomy Knowledge
  • Medical Scheduling
  • Physiology Knowledge
  • Group Fitness
  • Yoga
  • Microbiology

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I am a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant and Yoga Instructor in Rio Rancho New Mexico. My family consists of 1 Husband, 2 Kids (grown), and 3 Basenjis (spoiled).

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