Valerie has been teaching fitness and presenting at conferences internationally for over 25 years, and delights in seeing the "light bulb” moment in all of her students. Her professional experience includes working at prestigious clubs throughout the Philadelphia area, including her own studio, The Posture Coach. In 2010, she was awarded “Best Posture Coach” by Philadelphia Magazine. She specializes in taking the elusive tenets of The Feldenkrais Method to the fitness world and making them obvious by sharing practical tips for both group fitness and personal trainers to use in every class or session. An adjunct teacher at Delaware County Community College,
Main Line Adult School, and Drexel University, her specialties include relating to students of all ages, turning perceived disabilities through
mind-body. An instructor for American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid CPR, Valerie also programs and leads mind-body retreats worldwide, supporting her charities of choice.
Certifications: ACE (CPT), AFAA (GFI), Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) and Guild of Certified Feldenkrais Practitioners (GCFP), American Red
Cross Authorized Instructor.