Sylvia has a BSc in Kinesiology and Health Studies from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. Sylvia taught anatomy & physiology and advanced massage technique courses in the Mount Royal University massage therapy program in Calgary and she subsequently was the Administrator of the Centre for Complementary Health Education at Mount Royal University for 9 years. Sylvia became a Certified BodyTalk Instructor in 2002 and a MindScape Instructor in 2003.

Sylvia has taught MindScape and all the core advanced BodyTalk courses (plus the PaRama Practical and BodyTalk Advanced Integration courses) throughout the world. As an Advanced Senior BodyTalk Instructor and Senior MindScape Instructor, she continues to mentor and train new instructors for these courses.

Highlights of Accomplishments:

  • Developed the “Anatomy and Physiology for BodyTalkers,” “Lymphatic Drainage and Applied Anatomy and Physiology,” and “MindScape for Children” courses and wrote the accompanying textbooks
  • Revised the BodyTalk Fundamentals, Macrocosmic BodyMind, and Matrix Dynamics textbooks
  • Created the “Journey to the Magical Healing Place,” “Consciousness,” and the German “Bewusstsein” CDs (also available in mp3 format)
  • Created the “Conducting Distance Sessions” mp4 voice over PowerPoint course

Students throughout the world have consistently praised Sylvia's ability to break complex concepts down into easily understood units, to facilitate learning, retention, and application of the information. Students have appreciated Sylvia's passion for teaching, clinical expertise/experience, and the sense of fun she brings to her trainings.

Sylvia maintains a busy clinical practice in Cochrane, Alberta.