I am a qualified, efficient and reliable Activity Coordinator with experience in assisted living and rehabilitation facilities. I have extensive experience with the dementia and Alzheimer's populations . Additionally, I am a fitness professional with certifications in pilates, yoga
and personal training. My experience and expertise is
in managing, supervising, educating,
designing and implementing activity and wellness programming for senior adults and the post rehabilitation
Qualified activity coordinator
In-depth neurological and kinesiology knowledge
In-depth knowledge of Montessori Method of activities
Program development experience
Strong presentation and communication skills
Pilates and Yoga instructor
Activity Coordinator, 03/2015
to Current Brightview Senior Living – Bel Air,
Plan, develop and implement activity programming to include spiritual, physical, intellectual, cognitive, cultural, and emotional elements of health and wellness.
Evaluate resident's needs and interests through personal interactions and communications with residents, family members and staff.
Develop and monitor budget for departmental spending and activity costs.
Purchase, store and maintain all departmental supplies and equipment.
Communicate and develop relationships with community and outside vendors to enhance and develop activity programming.
Coordinate and process volunteer applications for Activity programming.
Plan and coordinate all resident weekly outings.
Maintain a clean and welcoming activity room while presenting a monthly theme which connects with monthly activities.
Assess and update individual resident's needs and interests by collecting, organizing and reviewing life stories for each resident.
Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
Pilates and Yoga instructor and educator, 04/2011
to Current Bel Air Athletic Club – Bel Air,
Measure clients' overall fitness by completing comprehensive evaluations and physician clearances.
Teach five group classes weekly, including pilates, yoga and chair exercises for the geriatric population.
Create post-rehabilitation programs that address specific injuries or health problems.
Design enjoyable and innovative customized training programs based upon fitness goals.
Educate clients on effective ways to exercise while on business travel, at home and on vacation.
Conduct on-site seminars and workshops to generate interest in club activities .
Develop and deliver lectures to members and staff on back health, posture, post rehabilitation progressions, team building, and activity programming.
Maintain detailed personal training records and updated progress after each session for each client served.
Pilates Education Coordinator, 09/2001
to 06/2014 Brick Bodies Health Clubs – Timonium,
developed and directed pilates and wellness programming for four health clubs.
Developed and taught health and wellness lectures
including courses in Geriatric wellness, Pilates, Yoga, Spinal Health, Posture
Assessments, Breathing Techniques, Shoulder Impingement Syndrome, Post
Rehabilitative Knee Programming, Cardiovascular Wellness, Personal Training and
Created personal training and wellness programs and
activities that addressed specific injuries or health problems.
Designed enjoyable and innovative customized training
programs based upon fitness goals and abilities.
Managed payroll for pilates wellness staff at four health
Planned, ordered and maintained all wellness equipment at
four health clubs.
hired, trained and monitored all staff for wellness and activity programs.
Rehabilitation Technician, 09/2011
to 11/2013 ATI Physical Therapy – Abingdon,
MD Educated and assisted patients with rehabilitation exercises and programs.Scheduled patient appointments, answered phones, ordered medical
Bachelor of Science: Biology, pre-med,
1993 Towson University - Towson,
Master of Science: Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation,
1998 University of Maryland at Baltimore - Baltimore,