Lisa Orkin-Passloff OTR/L
Lisa is a licensed occupational therapist and received a Bachelor
of Science degree from Boston University, Sargent College of Allied
Health Professions in 1989. She is a certified Kripalu
Yoga instructor and completed this training from the Kripalu
Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, Massachusetts, in 1997.
Lisa combines her medical knowledge as an occupational therapist
with treating individuals who have stress-related ailments with
yoga therapy. Lisa also completed a yoga
therapy program at the Vivekananda
Kendra Yoga Research Foundation in Bangalore, India, in 1998.
She provides yoga therapy for individuals with back/neck pain, fibromyalgia,
migraine headaches and other stress-related problems.
Presently, Lisa offers private yoga sessions for individuals with
health issues, group yoga classes for children
and adults, and onsite corporate yoga
classes. Lisa lectures on the benefits of yoga, the mind/body/spirit
connection and offers workshops on these topics. In addition, Lisa
has written articles on these topics
for the Massachusetts Yoga Network and for Kripalu Center's
Yoga Bulletin. Most recently, Lisa is featured in the July/August
2000 issue of Yoga Journal magazine with her own healing
Lisa and her Yoga for Youngsters Program was featured February
5, 2001, on Channel 56 WLVI 10 o'clock News on a "Fit for Life"
segment. Lisa has also been interviewed by the Boston Globe
for her Yoga for Youngsters Program.