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Founded in 1998, Common Sense Wellness is woman-owned and operated in Columbia County, PA, USA. Offering a unique blend of solid technical research and book learning with strong intuition and energy skills, and a willingness to teach and empower others to do the wellness work.  Add in a touch of humor and a brilliant gifted back-up consulting team, and you have a unique personalized caring approach to wellness.
Committed to helping customers and their animals achieve mind, body and spirit wellness.
45 plus years of experience with bodywork and energy healing.  40 years of hunt seat, dressage and conscious horsemanship. 20 years working professionally on animals and people.  10 years raising and showing goats.  Honors B.S. in Wildlife Science.  Author.  Homesteader.  Tinkerer and amateur carpenter.
Experience
Horse Handling and Training, Penn State – 1989
Instructor:  Ward Studebaker
Centered Riding® Instructor Update – November 1998
Instructor: Saundra Cabell
Level 1 Centered Riding® Instructor Training – March and June 1997
Instructors: Saundra Cabell and Robin Brueckman
Open Centered Riding® Clinic – May 1997
Instructors: Sally Swift and Saundra Cabell
Fairview Farm and Stables – 1990 to 1996 – dressage student
Instructor:  Jane Ressler
New Canaan Mounted Troop​​ – 1977 to 1985 – hunt seat, dressage, stable management
Instructors:  Tom and Martha Shires (Canadian Olympic Equestrian Team)
TTEAM® 5 day Equine Training – 1997, 1998, 1999
Instructors:  Copper Love and Debbie Potts
“Where Have All The Horsemen Gone” Level 1
2 week apprenticeship – 1997 and 2000
studied nutrition, parasite management, health maintenance, structural evaluation, nutritional evaluation, reflex points, muscle testing, applied kinesiology, accupressure and energy block clearing
Instructors:  Dr. Regan Golob and Kelley Mills
“Where Have All The Horsemen Gone” Level 2 Advanced Training
2015
groundwork and riding rehab plus continued studies in cranio sacral, applied kinesiology, anatomy, accupressure and more.
Alternative Therapies In Equine Management – annually 1996-2005
studied nutrition, parasite management, and Bio Energy Analysis
Instructors: Dr. Regan Golob and Judy Sinner
The Pennsylvania State University 1985-1990
Horse Production and Management
Soils and Land Use
Principles of Crop Management
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
Chemistry and Organic Chemistry
Biology
Genetics
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