Kelly began her journey into the healing arts when she learned Reiki in 1995. She went onto study massage and graduated from the Heartwood Institute in California in 1997. She has also studied various healing modalitites including teachers like Malidoma Some, Eliot Cowan, Lee Albert, Carole Osborne, Gary Strauss, and Hilary Garivaltis. She is licensed in New York and Massachusetts. She has her own practice in Chatham NY and also works at the Kripalu Institute of Yoga offering massage and energy work.