Your BRIDGE back to being active at every age and stage

Cara Lindell

Cara is the founder, of the Bridging Institute and the innovative Bridging® technique. Her systems’ engineering experience coupled with her functional and medical exercise expertise is the basis of Bridging’s unique approach to movement and movement development. She is certified as a personal trainer and Medical Exercise Specialist, and Older Adult Exercise, as well as Integrated Listening Systems, and the Prechtl General Movements Assessment.


Becki Logan

Becki works with all ages to help them move better and to be active. Her educational background has a developmental and psychological focus which provides her with a rich skill set to support children with complex medical histories. Her education includes a BS from the University of Nebraska, and her MS in Child Life Studies is from the Erikson Institute in Chicago. She is certified in massage therapist and infant massage.

Lynne Golden

Lynne loves to help people move better and feel better. With her NICU background she loves being able to help get babies off to a great start with their moves. Her educational background includes a BA in Psychology from the University of Michigan and her MS in Occupational Therapy from the University of Indianapolis. Her combination of expertise allows her to restore comfort and function to a wide range of clients with the Bridging® Technique.

Leslie Teng

Leslie works extensively with the younger crowd, and also enjoys helping adults maintain an active life. Her educational background includes a bachelors from Tufts University, and Masters in Physical Therapy from the Feinstein School of Medicine at Northwestern University. She is certified in Massage Therapy, Kinesiotaping, Interactive Metronome, and Integrated Listening Systems; and is a member of the General Movement Trust. All of which provide a wide depth of perspective to help her clients.

Louise Dechovitz

Louise is the practice manager at the Bridging Institute and brings with her a variety of experiences–professionally in consulting, and personally in parenting. In addition, Louise is a passionate literacy advocate and is actively involved in state-level legislative efforts and policy development, as well as promoting evidence-based instructional practices in our schools.

Franziska Malsy-Murphy

Franziska (Ziska) is the voice on the phone. As our Client Coordinator, she is able to help with your questions and scheduling. Fluent is German, she has a BS is Civil Engineering, and has taught at the Community college level. She has an intense interest in healthy lifestyles and being active.