Climbing the Walls - Harry's Little Girl - Rochelle Spooner

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Harry's Little Girl
Written and performed by Rochelle Spooner

Rochelle Spooner

Artists Statement:
During this time of quarantine, I have nothing better to do but reflect upon my past. Harry‘s little girl is one of those stories  and you guessed it I am a little girl so you can hear my adventures I had growing up. I was isolated as a child and now isolated by a pandemic all the feelings of loneliness and anger return in my writing. However, so does my humor. I hope to improve my attitude of compassion and become wiser and I hope you feel my energy that will help you identify with yours, with an understanding heart.

Harry's Little Girl

Rochelle Spooner is Swami Mommy

Rochelle Spooner is a speech and language pathologist with over 30 years experience working with both children and adults.  She is the owner of Advanced Therapeutic Concepts, an agency providing yoga therapy for people with physical disabilities. She is also a practicing yoga therapist.  She has incorporated yoga, breathing techniques, and meditation to help adults and children with limited mobility and special needs.  Rochelle believes that the regular practice of yoga at any level can gently and profoundly impact health, concentration, and communication.

Shirley, Trixie and Rochelle

Rochelle has taught yoga in the New York metropolitan area since the early 1990s, leading biweekly classes, corporate wellness seminars, clinics, and private sessions, and has created ‘phone yoga’ for the home-bound population.  She has lectured and led yoga therapy workshops at regional institutions, including the Arthritis Foundation, the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Staten Island Hospital, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Nyack Hospital, the North Jersey Developmental Center and Helen Hayes Rehabilitation Hospital.

Ms. Spooner received her BS degree from Old Dominion College and her MA degree from Montclair State College.  She studied yoga at Kripalu Center in Lenox, Massachusetts, and has a certificate in Thai massage-yoga from the Sunrise Network in Chiang Mai, Thailand.


 She received her advanced training in 2003 in Evia, GreeceShe has been certified as a yoga instructor by the Yoga Mountain Institute (New York), and the Yoga Alliance, an organization offering accredited certification for U.S instructors. Rochelle’s instructional video “Yoga for People with Physical Limitations” is used as a standard for workshops by many rehabilitative organizations.

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