SAFE Yoga Principles

“SAFE” Yoga principles are intended to be a blueprint for building therapy sessions that are therapeutically powerful with yoga as the modality.

Yoga’s Secret Sauce? Devotion.

I cautiously picked up a pilates class to sub for this past Saturday because it was an hour before the yoga class I had already agreed to sub for. I am not a pilates instructor so I told the class I’d do my best to do a “pilates/core-focused yoga class”. I got through the classContinue reading “Yoga’s Secret Sauce? Devotion.”

Specialty Certifications: Value-added or Unnecessary?

When do you really need a specialty certification versus just capitalizing on your professional training?  Five reasons why you might want to go the extra mile and earn those extra letters for your professional signature. At this point in my career, I have earned three additional certifications that have advanced my practice skills and fulfilledContinue reading “Specialty Certifications: Value-added or Unnecessary?”

Now Open! The Virtual Yoga Studio with Embody OT!

Yoga with Embody OT has gone virtual! Join the e-mail list and check back for the updated class schedule. Contact me to schedule virtual private and small group classes. Follow along with past class recordings, click here. I hope to “see” you there!

Overcome Postpartum Wrist Pain with these Simple Tips to Improve Everyday Life

“A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” Princess diana Wrist pain after pregnancy doesn’t have to become a barrier to enjoying life with your new bundle of joy. While the cause is likely due to the extended time you now spend holding your baby and lugging around that car seat, there are someContinue reading “Overcome Postpartum Wrist Pain with these Simple Tips to Improve Everyday Life”

Therapist Tool: Scoring Spreadsheets for the Sensory Profile-2 and the Sensory Processing Measure

At Embody OT, most of the focus is on mind-body modalities; however, I wanted to share this tool that was very helpful to me when I was working in outpatient pediatrics. This is ONLY a scoring sheet for each version of the Sensory Profile-2 and the Sensory Processing Measure assessments. The purpose of this toolContinue reading “Therapist Tool: Scoring Spreadsheets for the Sensory Profile-2 and the Sensory Processing Measure”

The Embody OT Philosophy

The Embody OT Philosophy is built on the principle that establishing healthy habits is at the core of wellness.  The adage, “consistency is key” is so important when it comes to being healthy and managing chronic conditions. The foundation of Embody OT is built on the three concepts of embody, empower, engage and make upContinue reading “The Embody OT Philosophy”