Born in Philadelphia, PA, raised in Lehigh Valley, PA in a Quaker family surrounded by dairy farms. Moved to Philadelphia and studied writing, art and dance. BFA in Dance from Temple University led to my founding Agape Dancers and co-directing Innerworks Center. 1991 my daughter Marina was born, and 1992 our familly moved to California. 20,000 hours of massage, yoga, movement instruction, consulting and a little performance! Live in an oak grove in Escondido CA and see bodywork clients, teach yoga and create and instruct in the art of mandala making, using a variety of mediums, especially recently rocks! My life long animal advocacy continues.