Holly discovered the Alexander Technique at a Body/Mind class at Salve Regina University, part of their holistic counseling M.A. program. She has been a Bancroft trained professional massage therapist since 2004. She also has a BFA in illustration from Syracuse University and extensive experience preserving art as a former picture framer. She is a member of the Boundless Way Zen community, and her involvement there contributes greatly to her philosophies as a teacher and massage therapist. She was trained as an Alexander Technique teacher by Missy Vineyard, co-founder of the American Society for the Alexander Technique.