About Dr. Kathleen Riley

Living in Redding, California and servicing the world online, Optimal Performance Coach and Certified Biofeedback Practitioner Dr. Kathleen Riley integrates music, science, mindfulness, and spirituality into a holistic approach to resilience

Dr. Kathleen Riley’s multifaceted approach addresses the mind, body, and spirit connection. The outcome results in performers from all professions reeducating technical limitations, healing work-related injuries, and enhancing their quality of life. Read her bio below for more about her expertise.

Unique Methodology Leads to Resilient Performance

Incorporating Eastern traditions of Yoga and the Chakras, physics, frequencies, and resonance in our own electromagnetic fields, posture and optimal alignment, and HeartMath® self-regulation techniques, Kathleen helps clients understand how everything is connected, within and among ourselves and with everything that surrounds us.

Holistic Approach to Healing

Kathleen blends artistry, science, spirituality, and energy healing into a unique holistic wellness coaching for health, performance, and resilience of mind, body, and spirit. Her multifaceted approach is designed to help clients discover their authenticity in expression, whether it be musically, artistically, or simply in everyday living. Serving the world from Redding California.

Dr. Kathleen Riley's Education & Experience

Dr. Kathleen Riley has spent most of her career weaving together her expertise of being a professional musician, pedagogue, certified biofeedback expert, and optimal performance coach into a unique approach to helping clients achieve optimal performance. Kathleen taught music and worked with biofeedback to retrain musicians and non-musicians from repetitive stress injuries and performance anxiety at New York University. She went on to work at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute and was on faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Kathleen's educational background includes Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Manhattan School of Music, and a PhD from NYU. She also pursued post-doctoral studies and research in neuropsychology, physiology, and biomechanics at NYU. Dr. Riley has three certifications in EMG muscle biofeedback, and is a Certified HeartMath Clinician and Trainer. Her publications appear in Medical Problems of Performing Artists, Biofeedback, Clavier Companion, Journal of Technology of Music Learning among others.