For the last fifty
years I have been a dancer, teacher, and choreographer. In 1980,
I had a serious knee injury and this began my path as a healer.
I have studied Alexander Technique and Pilates Technique extensively
and have used these forms to help heal many of the dancers who have
worked with me. In 1993, I started acupuncture treatments for my
knee and noticed an amazing change emotionally, physically, and
mentally. This change resonated so deeply, I enrolled at the New
England School of Acupuncture. I became a licensed acupuncturist
in June of 1998.
have a unique combination of knowledge about the human body in movement
and repose, and this has enabled me to specialize in movement problems
of all sorts: repetitive stress injuries, arthritis, tendonitis,
stiffness, and spasms, as well as joint, limb, and back pain.
is the ancient Chinese healing modality that uses various techniques
to restore the balance to the body's internal and external energies.
Chief among these techniques, is the use of sterile, disposable
needles, whose insertions into the body tend to be painless and
concept of balanced flow of energy in the body is one of the central
ideas of acupuncture. In traditional Chinese medicine there are
14 meridians, or channels, of energy. The vital life force that
flows through these channels is called Qi. Each meridian has its
own path and direction of flow. If the Qi is balanced and unimpeded
in its meridian, a person is said to be in good health. If the Qi
is weak, blocked, or flows against its path, pain and disease may
am seeing patients by appointment