About us

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Amy Burke, D.C.

Amy Burke, D.C. is a seasoned health professional. She has 20 years experience in clinical practice as a chiropractor and has taught Bio Geometric Integration to chiropractors and students in the United States and Europe since 2000. An honors graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, she then graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic from Life Chiropractic College West in 1999. Before becoming a chiropractor she worked as a massage therapist for ten years, contributing to her unique understanding of how bodies work. Her practice has shifted from working predominantly with pregnant women and infants to include a large base of seniors. Her clients have benefited greatly from the gentle care she provides based on the principles of Bio Geometric Integration. For the last nine years, Amy resided and practiced on the island of Pantelleria, Italy where she and her husband facilitated seminars and retreats specifically designed to assist chiropractors and their families to restore and rejuvenate so that they can serve, and evolve their Chiropractic future in  authenticity and fullest potential. They have just moved to Venezia, where, eventually, they shall do the same. Amy has recently been seen on the stage at the 2020 BACS conference and is eager to get back to teaching. 

Valerie Pennacchio, BS D.C. Val adjusting

Valerie is a lecturer and was a professor of the Philosophy Department Chair at Sherman College of Chiropractic, USA, an Associate Professor at Foundations Division, Palmer College of Chiropractic, USA and Philosophy Department Chair, Dean of Clinical Education and Vice President at New Zealand College of Chiropractic. She privately practiced as a chiropractor in Spartanburg, SC, USA for ten years. Currently she is Vice Principal and Professor at Mc Timoney College of Chiropractic and resides in Abingdon, Oxfordshire where she continues teach and work as a practicing chiropractor.

Valerie studied her Pre-Health Science (PHS) degree at Spartanburg Methodist College (USA), Doctor of Chiropractic Degree (DC) (Summa cum Laude) at Sherman College of Chiropractic (USA) and then completed her BSc degree at Excelsior College (NY, USA). Valerie has been part of the BGI Staff since its inception, and is also a BGI Master.