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An Interview with Deborah Quilter

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Deborah Quilter is an internationally-recognized expert in repetitive strain injury (RSI) and an author, consultant and certified yoga teacher.  She has written 2 books, The Repetitive Strain Injury Recovery Book and Repetitive Strain Injury: A Computer User's Guide, and has made many appearances in the media. 
Ms. Quilter has presented her work in both the U.S. and abroad, and has helped many people with RSI recover more use of their upper extremeity without exacerbating pain. 
Ms. Quilter studied Ergonomic Guidelines for Computer Use at the Harvard School of Public Health, and the Biomechanics of Human Movement at M.I.T.  She founded a program to teach yoga to senior citizens at the Martha Stewart Center for Living at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York. This class has been featured on both the Martha television and radio shows and was given a Diversity in Teaching Yoga grant by Kripalu for for this program.  
Ms. Quilter is on the faculty of the Rocky Mountain Institute for Yoga and Ayurveda, and she teaches master classes in addition to her practice in New York City. She is currently working on another book.