Goal-oriented and energetic Gymnastics Instructor with a talent for motivating students with enthusiasm and encouragement. Extensive educational and professional experience in gymnastics skills, training, and child development.
Excellent Leadership Skills
Strong Mentoring Ability
Positive Role Model
Self-Motivated Team Building
Dynamic Interpersonal Communication
Postpartum DoulaJun 2007 - Jan 2014 Self-EmployedNovato, CA
Provided physical and emotional support and education to new mothers and families of newborns.
Instructed new mothers on newborn baby care and breastfeeding techniques.
Assessed physical health of newborns and mental status of new mothers and recommended intervention as needed.
Gymnastics InstructorNov 2007 - Current City of NovatoNovato, CA
Instructed up to eight students individually and in groups.
Set up lesson plans and provided demonstrations.
Adapted teaching methods to meet students' varying needs and interests.
Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
Supervised, trained and evaluated new gymnastics staff members.
Communicated effectively with parents and/or caregivers to resolve concerns or conflict in a positive manner.
Yoga InstructorJul 2015 - Current Self-EmployedNovato, CA
Introduced meditation and breathing exercises to school-aged children in the classroom.
Instructed school-aged children in Yoga fundamentals and basic Yoga postures.
Inspired children to use meditative techniques to alleviate stress at home and at school.
Bachelor of Arts: Speech Communication1996 California State University, Chico