Practicing since 2000. Maintain annual CEUs and professional memberships.
Taught T’ai Chi and/or Yoga at Peninsula Regional Medical Center (Salisbury, Maryland) 1998-2012. Other teaching positions included Atlantic General Hospital (Berlin, Maryland), Deers Head State Hospital (Salisbury, Maryland), Dove Pointe Center for the mentally and Developmentally Disabled, Berlin Rehab and Nursing, Worcester County Parks and Recreation Department, Wicomico County Parks and Recreation Department and many other eastern shore community and corporate locations.
Included in a 1991 T’ai Chi/Taiji instructional video, “T’ai Chi Chuan – Learn at Home with Dr. Ben Fusaro”. The production has been re-named and re-released as a DVD titled “T’ai Chi One”. This DVD can be borrowed from our local county libraries.
Maintain annual CEUs (Continuing Education Units) with AFPA (American Fitness Professionals Association), and a plethora of studies with independent teachers and masters of T’ai Chi, yoga, fitness, massage, holistic and inclusive health, and energy work. Certified to teach Hatha Yoga and Yamuna Body Rolling (a self-massage and physical maintenance practice) and three, expired, personal training certifications.
Previously Certified as an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician).
Hold ‘Certification of Completion’ for 90 hour Physical Therapy Aid course. There is no ‘P.T. Aid’ designation in Maryland.
Worked at Peninsula Regional Medical Center 15 years in Medical Records, satellite doctors’ offices and finally, finance. Taught employee and community fitness classes adjunctively.
Served 0n Atlantic General Hospital’s Visions for Total Health community education committee 5 years.
History of running including a number of foot marathons; plenty of Bike centuries and metric-centuries. Enjoyed substantial years of dancing, choreographing and teaching; all genres. These experiences help me relate to a wide variety of body needs and fitness levels.
Have enjoyed some yoga/taiji travel-teaching in warmer climates, usually Mexico or the Caribbean.
Particapated in Medical Missions to three villages in Cameroon, Africa.
Only local practitioner selected to provide Massage Therapy services on-site to Skateboard and BMX Pros August 2012 OC DEW Tour / NBC S (Sports). The next year, a few of the pros contacted me personally.
Have worked with a substantial number of celebrities, pro athletes, diplomats and politicians. All remain confidential.