Myra has a Masters of Arts Degree awarded 1984 in Psychology with an emphasis in Body (Somatic) Therapy from the University for Humanistic Studies, Del Mar, CA. Where she taught Body Mind Integration courses on faculty and worked as the Administrative Dean. From this background, she applies principles from humanistic, somatic, transpersonal, and positive psychology in her life and work. Her Bachelor of Arts Degree awarded 1980 is from the University of California in San Diego with a major in Visual Arts.
For over 30 years she has been internationally teaching Bodywork, Movement Education, and Psychophysical Integration, based on principles from Body-Mind Centering®, an approach to embodied anatomy, developmental movement, and hands on facilitation. Starting in 1995, she helped develop and led all International Programs at the School for Body-Mind Centering® for 10 years as Program Director and later served as Co-Educational Director with Bonnie Bainbridge-Cohen.
Myra is Certified Massage Therapist since 1984 through the International Professional School of Bodywork in San Diego, C.A. In addition she completed post graduate internships and has many years of experience in working with acute and chronic conditions, trauma, neuromuscular facilitation, deep tissue massage, structural balancing, acupressure, and massage for working with women in the childbearing years and infants. Upon graduation she taught all levels of Massage Therapy at the International Professional School of Bodywork from 1984-1988. After moving to the East coast in 1989, she taught on faculty at the Stillpoint School of Massage, the School for Integrative Accupressure, and led the massage program on the east coast for Body Mind College.
Myra has been offering CranioSacral Therapy for 25 years. She is certified in Osteopathy from the Osteopathie Gesellschaft Deutschland, 2017. From 2014-2018 she assisted in teaching all the CranioSacral, Visceral and Parietal/Manual Osteopathy courses at the Osteopathie Gesellschaft Deutschland, and assisted additional courses at the Upledger and Barral Institute International (USA, Switzerland, Denmark, and Germany). She was trained in CranioSacral Therapy, Somato Emotional Release and Visceral Osteopathy up through the advanced levels at the Upledger and Barral Institute in the United States from 1994-2004.