Kelley Kukis, DPT, PRPC has been teaching breath and movement with a background as a swim, dance, and yoga instructor since 1998. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a Natural Sciences Concentration as well as a Multiple Subjects teaching Credential from California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) where she graduated summa cum laude. She was an elementary teacher for 5 years, where she was introduced to the field of physical therapy through working with school therapists to better serve her students with special needs. Kelley went on to earn her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from CSUS, where her doctoral research was in patients with multiple sclerosis. In 2016 she began working with both adult and pediatric patients of all genders with pelvic floor dysfunction at East Sacramento Physical Therapy in Sacramento, California. In 2018 she earned her Pelvic Rehab Practitioner Certificate (PRPC) and became a teaching assistant with Herman and Wallace the following year. Kelley is a proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community and is passionate about improving the quality of healthcare for people within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as for people of all body sizes. .