Instructors and leaders of Live Well with Brain Injury classes and events come from diverse backgrounds and experiences, but all share a desire to help individuals with brain injury live well.

Harrison Carmichael: SLI Brain Injury Wellness Center Manager

I was first introduced to brain injury through my studies in Neuroscience at Bowdoin College, graduating with my B.A in that subject in 2017. In the summer of 2016 I was fortunate enough to have an internship with Supportive Living, Inc. where I was able to apply my knowledge of neuroscience and psychology by assisting […]

Urvashi Chogle, DPT: Chair Yoga & More

I completed my Physical Therapy training in Mumbai India in 1992. After moving to the United States in 2003, I completed my Doctorate in Physical Therapy from MGH Institute of Health Professions. I have worked with a varied diagnosis of patients but pursued my specialty in treating patients with Brain Injury, Stroke, Neurodiagnoses and Amputations. […]

Nancy Muise: Art in the Garden

An artist from childhood, I always enjoyed drawing, painting and “making things.”  The strong art department at Burlington High School and my art teachers inspired me to develop my talents and strive for a career in the arts.  I received my BFA from Salem State College and my MA from Tufts and The School of […]

Elaine O’Rourke: Train Your Brain

Elaine O’Rourke, is a 500 hr and C-IAYT Yoga Therapist & Teacher since 2003.  She has several yoga certifications and anatomy trainings. From her many years of teaching a variety of group classes, to private classes to diverse populations, she can naturally adapt to whoever she is teaching and draws from her vast well of […]

Ernesto Diaz: Drum Circle

Ernesto is an Assistant Professor, Percussion at the Berklee School of Music and performs, leads concerts and records Caribbean and South American music, including performances with Latin pop star Gloria Estefan, the Boston Pops, and Cuban legends such as Cachao Lopez, Eliades Ochoa, Toumani Diabate, Paquito D’Rivera, and Oriente Lopez. “I teach traditional, popular Caribbean and […]

Supportive Living, Advocates Brain Injury Services, and Live Well Program Partners provide Live Well with Brain Injury classes. The Statewide Head Injury Program, a program of Community Based Services, Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission supports Live Well activities.