Patrice’s compassionate presence has helped me gain greater awareness of both my sensations and emotions. Over the many years that I have had the opportunity to work with her in groups and private sessions, I have developed more body-awareness, better appreciation of my body’s signals and greater self-compassion, especially for the places inside that need my care and attention. I always feel enlivened after working with Patrice.

Nicole, Aptos

I began working with Patrice because of chronic lower back and hip pain. I had tried many different kinds of exercise over the last 20 years and nothing seemed to work. Patrice began with a few private table lessons and then moved me into floor exercise classes. I began to notice a difference in the way I felt both physically and emotionally.My lower back and hips began to loosen up and feel more fluid and my frame of mind seemed lighter.

The chronic pain has since subsided, and I am now able to move about more freely thanks to the exercises I have learned. Patrice is very passionate and knowledgeable and facilitates in a very compassionate way. I highly recommend her services.

Bill, San Luis Obispo

  • “Patrice brought a reverence to the work, and I felt she honored our individual journey.”
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”This has been the best [program] I can remember. Patrice is so committed to her work and her students, so loving and kind, such a good teacher.”
  • “I can already feel the positive effects of this practice in my body, and my lifestyle.”
  • “Patrice is outstanding. Very focused and clear yet soft and light. She really cares about each and every one of us.
Workshop Students

The classes have taught me how to deal with my hip/thigh pain to make it bearable. Yesterday I had a private table session with Patrice, and today I experienced no pain in my leg at all! Prior to meeting Patrice I had my internist, a chiropractor, a pain specialist, a surgeon and a plethora of x-rays, MRIs and injections, all to no avail.

I personally recommend Patrice’s work if you are experiencing any discomfort in your body. She has an incredible understanding of the body and how it should work for our benefit.

Carole, Arroyo Grande

Overall, I am much more relaxed than I was in April of 2012, AND I also feel more energized.  I have learned the value of slowing down instead of filling my life with busy-ness.

I am better able to stay present when I’m uncomfortable or if the person I’m with is upset.  I am a better listener.  I prioritize MY needs instead of putting myself last.

Amy, Santa Cruz

After just one class, my hips felt freer than they had in years! Patrice’s classes completely changed my whole attitude about my body and opened my eyes to the possibility of body movement without pain or limitation.

After having individual work, through Patrice’s table lessons I began to ‘know’ what proper, healthy movement is and how efficient movement of one’s body leaves more energy for the rest of life!

I’m a convert and highly recommend both Patrice and her work to anyone who desires to get reacquainted with their bodies; how they move and to see the potential we all have within.

Holly, San Luis Obispo