Hi! I am Deena.
I have been practicing yoga and meditation for ten years and embracing the sweet journey that keeps me balanced and enables me to be self aware and continuously learn every day. Finding balance and practicing mindfulness is an essential part of life, and in the extreme abundance that exists in New York City, yoga is my grounding.
Yoga is for everyone and my mission is to share my gratitude for and knowledge of what yoga is and to make this practice accessible (and fun!) for every body - and mind. Through physical asana movements and breath work we integrate the mind and the body. A regular yoga practice is proven to improve health, happiness, poise and overall well being.
It always helps to remember it's called yoga practice, not perfect :).
Teaching Meditation: Mindfulness of the Breathing Body, Marlie McGovern, January 2018
The Power of Voice, UpLevel Yoga Teacher Training, mentored by Gioconda Parker, Fall 2016
Shamanic Reiki II Certification, Mind Body Spirit, by Jonathan Hammond, October 2016
Reiki I Certification, Balanced Moments by Michal Spiegelman, September 2016
Wanderlust Voyager Program, 200 RYT Training, completed June 2015:
100 hour pre-training self study.
100 hours at Kula Yoga with inspirational teachers and scholars, Kevin Courtney & Nikki Villela.
100 hours at the Wanderlust Yoga Studio in Austin TX learning from my teachers and wonderful mentors Kate Waitzkin, Collette Hill, & Gioconda Parker
100 hour post-training self study program.