Lori Chinitz, PT, CST-D & HFC Instructor (Long Island, NY)
Healing From the Core® Instructor
Lori is a Healing from the Core® Certified Instructor, and physical therapist with over 30 years of experience. Lori’s strengths as an instructor and clinician flow out of her capacity to witness and support each person’s unique journey.
Her gentle, down to earth style has been a key to helping others unlock deeper doorways towards healing. Creating a space of safety and connection allows her clients to feel recognized and heard. Lori combines her keen integration and synthesis of body, mind and spirit to assist each person in their healing process.
Instructor Testimonial: I was blown away! Lori is an...
“Thank you so much for the privilege of being able to have one the best experiences of my life. Besides all of the amazing information, it was just so wonderful to experience Lori as an instructor. It was my first time having someone else other than Suzanne, and I have to say I was blown away! Lori is an amazing gift to the HFC community, and a real gem as a person and instructor. She has a way of making the information so easy and attainable. There was a part of me when looking for classes that was like, ‘No way! I am only taking classes from Suzanne!’ But I no longer feel that way. You have certainly prepared your instructors!
Lori handled all questions with such ease and openness. She truly modeled what it means to be present. I can’t even imagine all that she is going through with her dad, but I feel really blessed to have experienced what being grounded through adversity means. I learned so much just by her modeling presence. It is such a testament to all the work that she has done. She showed me my next few steps.”
Erica in Seattle, WA, June 2016
Instructor Testimonial: It was as though Lori spoke directly to...
“It was as though Lori spoke directly to my inner critic. She got me in touch with parts of myself I have never been able to bring to conscious awareness before.”
“Lori’s quiet, powerful presence created a sense of safety that allowed me to explore and heal memories I could not touch before today.”
Learn More About Lori
When Lori is not teaching, she maintains a private practice in Syosset, New York and is the director/owner of A Step Ahead Therapy Services, a multidisciplinary Early Intervention Agency.
In her practice, she uses CranioSacral therapy, Visceral Manipulation, TAMO movement strategy, as well as various other manual modalities. In addition, she is techniques certified in Craniosacral Therapy and Neurodevelopmental Therapy for pediatrics.
Her practice includes working with adults, infants, and children. Lori is certified to teach Healing From the Core®, Distance Healing From the Core®, Advanced Immersion courses, Advanced Energy Dynamics and Applications I (HFAE1), Advanced Energy Dynamics and Applications II (HFAE2), Developing and Deepening Craniosacral Presence (DDCSP), Full Body Presence: Grounding and Healthy Boundaries (HFFBP), and Skills to Energize Your Life (HFSEL).
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