Regain your power with unapologetically assertive language and watch how the world responds
Language is powerful and how we speak tells others how we view ourselves and how we view the world. Words matter and how we choose to communicate, whether consciously or unconsciously, reveals our mindset. Communication is fundamental to how we show up in the world. Whether it’s with fellow humans, animals, or nature, the way…
Therapist Tool: Scoring Spreadsheets for the Developmental Assessment of Young Children (DAYC-2)
This is ONLY a scoring sheet for the Developmental Assessment of Young Children (DAYC-2). The purpose of this tool is to allow the scorer to enter the raw scores from the paper/electronic administration pages and then have the spreadsheet tally the scores with pre-filled formulas. The scores are automatically added up in an effort to…
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 class…
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 fulfilled…
Do Yoga Everyday: Create your home practice
Deepen your yoga journey with a consistent daily practice. Read on to find out how to step yourself up for success.
How Yoga Can Help People Recovering from COVID-19
People recovering from COVID-19 may benefit from including yoga, especially yoga breathing practices, into their rehabilitation plan. Read to learn more.
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 some…
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 tool…
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 up…