Dawn is a 1994 graduate of the University of Mary with a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training and Biology. She also is a 2013 graduate of Kent State University – Ashtabula with an Associate’s Degree for a Physical Therapist Assistant. She has been working in the Physical Therapy/Bodywork field for over 19 years including areas of Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Pediatrics and Chronic Pain. She is a licensed Athletic Trainer, Physical Therapist Assistant and Massage Therapist in the state of Michigan.
She is a specialist in a variety of body work techniques with an emphasis on Structural Integration (Rolfing®), Fascial Release, Craniosacral Therapy, Reflexology and Deep Tissue Massage. She is an Advanced Structural Integration Practitioner of the Ida P. Rolf Method from the Guild for Structural Integration in Boulder CO and has studied the John Upledger Method for Craniosacral Therapy through the Upledger Institute of Palm Beach Florida.
From 2000-2006 she was the State Director for the World Instructor Training Schools where she was the supervising instructor for a Personal Training Certification Program in Michigan.
Dawn’s philosophy is to help improve overall balance within a body utilizing natural methods with bodywork techniques and improving awareness of health and nutritional components. Her goal is to help educate her clients on effective methods of improving the quality of their daily life by improving how their body functions.
Athletic Training, Biology, University of Mary, Bismarck, ND
Physical Therapist Assistant, Kent State University, Ashtabula, OH
Certified Athletic Trainer
Certified Advanced Structural Integration Practitioner, Boulder, CO
Craniosacral Therapist, Upledger Institute, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Reflexologist Center for the Healing Arts, Sterling Heights, MI
The BioMechanics Method – Certified Exercise Specialist – Level One
Certified Foundation Training Instructor
State of Michigan