PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND/POSITIONS HELD:
Body Resilient, Owner
Located in Kona and Waikoloa, HI 2009-2011
Located in Trinidad, CO and offering outcall
service in Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado 2011-present.
Legends Health Spa,
in Raton, NM June 1996 – June 1999, June 2004 – August 2008
Offices located in Trinidad, CO
June 1999 to 2009
Therapeutic Bodywork Practice offering: Structural Integration, Ortho-Bionomy,
Shiatsu, Integrative Massage, Spa Therapies, Hatha Yoga & Introductory Massage Classes.
Arts for Living, Owner, Business Manager, Artist
Trinidad, CO February
1999 - present
Partner with Allan Bacon (my husband), Artist and Craftsman who died
Traditional Stained Glass, Hot Glass, Torchblown Glass, Antler Art, Furniture, Jewelry, Various
handmade gift items made from local natural products.
Trinidad State Junior College
Trinidad, CO 1998
Instructor, Introduction to
the Art of Massage.
Massage Therapist – Rick Benben Residential Soccer Camp
Lawrence, KS; Leavenworth,
KS; Kansas City, MO
Provide Shiatsu, Sports Massage, Structural Integration, Ortho-Bionomy to staff and campers
(age 7-18; male/female) in both preventive and treatment of injuries, summers of 1995 – 2008.
Private Practice – Bodywork
Santa Fe, NM December 1994 – June 1996
Santa Fe, NM
January 1995 – June 1996
Massage Therapist as Independent Contractor offering massage and spa therapies to hotel
guests at Eldorado Hotel, La Fonda Hotel, Hotel Santa Fe.
High Desert Health Care & Massage
Santa Fe, NM June 1995 – June 1996
as Independent Contractor offering Therapeutic Massage.
New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts
Santa Fe, NM September
1994 – August 1996
Anatomy & Physiology Instructor, Massage & Polarity Therapy Certification Programs. Taught Anatomy & Physiology courses
(from 30 hours to 144 hours) to adult students. June 1995 – August 1996
Teaching Assistant, Basic Cranial Trainings to Michael Shea, Instructor (March 1996),
Sudhir Borowitz, Instructor (Summer 1995). Assisted table-side as requested and with classroom & student
Assistant Instructor & Tutor of Anatomy & Physiology, serving as preparation to become full instructor of same; helped organize teaching
aids, tutoring, testing and correction, etc. September 1994 – June 1995
Ala Pono Detox & Outreach Program
Wailua, Kauai, HI January 1993 – September 1993
The Program was created in the aftermath
of Hurricane Iniki of 1992 on the Island of Kauai. Served as Drug/Alcohol Counselor & Administrative
Assistant. Interviewed, evaluated and recommended treatment for individuals seeking help for drug and alcohol
related problems. Coordinated reports, paperwork and other counselors with regard to same.
Charlee & Associates
Koloa, Kauai, HI 1985-1992
Real Estate Salesperson and Broker working as Property Manager (owner/guest/tenant supervision/relations,
physical management of properties) and Business Manager (responsible for all monetary commitments to Owners/from tenants/guests,
hiring & paying all sub-contractors; i.e. cleaning, maintenance, travel agents, etc.) for Vacation and Long-term Rentals
as well as participating in Real Estate Listings and Sales.
R & R
Realty & Rentals
Booking Agent & Manager for Condominium Complex and Activities Travel Agent.
Fathom Five Dive Shop
Koloa, Kauai, HI 1981-1984
Business Manager, Supervised booking of dive
activities, retail sales and rentals of equipment, bookkeeping, buyer, assisted Dive Instructors in basic certification classes,
taught free diving/snorkeling shore and boat dives.
General Overview of work experience not listed above:
Taught adult weight training, aerobic dance, ballroom dance, popular
dance, yoga at a variety of Health Clubs and Recreation Centers while living on Kauai, HI and in St. Louis, MO. Taught children
elementary physical education and swimming; coached elementary girls’ basketball and volleyball 1978-1979 in St. Louis,
MO. While travelling, I have always worked in either education or service-related positions in food &
beverage and visitor-oriented businesses.