Shelley Poovey is an Advanced Certified BodyTalk Practitioner & PaRama Certified Practitioner who has coordinated BodyTalk continuing education programs as well as BodyTalk Founders Courses, with John Veltheim, in New York City since 2010.
Shelley’s training allows her to combine the latest advances in Western science, such as epigenetics, the human microbiome, neuroplasticity of the brain and the mind-body connection, with ancient wisdom traditions such as chinese medicine, ayurveda, and esoteric healing for powerful sessions that get to the root causes of health, creating a deep sense of personal well-being with lasting results.
In addition, her coursework in Bodytalk Direct, Circadian Rhythms and Orthopedic Evaluation Techniques help identify and optimize areas related to physical performance and stamina – including musculoskeletal coordination, posture, sleep, digestion, and mood.
Shelley specializes in coaching and mentoring conscious business owners to grow their healthcare practice or entrepreneurial endeavors. She has a wealth of information from her twenty plus years in the health and wellness industry where she managed and operated a few large wellness spaces.
She now owns BodyAttune, in the heart of New York City, and focuses on specialized sessions tailored to the needs of each individual, and runs business coaching programs for individuals and groups on an ongoing basis.
Shelley holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Psychology from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she worked as a research assistant in the field of Psychology for a number of researchers.
She is also a certified Reiki Master and Yoga Alliance 200-hour Registered Teacher with specialized training in Meditation and Yoga Nidra. She recently completed three years of study and is certified in Advanced Energy Medicine through the Cyndi Dale Advanced Apprenticeship program as well as through her Energy Medicine Certification Program at Normandale College. Shelley is currently enrolled in the Masters of Science in Health and Human Performance Program at Pacific College.
Shelley’s work as a BodyTalk coordinator was presented at the International BodyTalk Association (IBA) Member’s conference in Malta, 2013. She was invited to be a guest presenter at the IBA Instructor’s Conference May 2014, discussing her experience using advanced BodyTalk techniques to create and develop a healthy and cooperative BodyTalk practitioner community. She was also invited to teach and share her unique approach to meditation, called Radiant Human Meditation, at the 2017 member’s conference. From 2013-2015, Shelley organized and lead ongoing monthly fundraisers for energy medicine outreach in the Phillipines and Indonesia for the International BodyTalk Foundation, the philanthropic branch of the IBA, connecting communities globally for a meaningful cause to bring Bodytalk and BodyTalk Access to isolated and underserved communities with limited access to healthcare.
Shelley is a guest expert and writer for the Healing Crystals website, a channel with over 2.5 million followers, and contributing author to the Amazon #1 best-selling book, Heal Thy Self.
She is committed to professional collaboration, education and outreach as well as infusing the knowledge of ancient wisdom traditions and current scientific research into her sessions, classes, and online programs.