Diana has worked in the fitness and wellness industry for 30 years and began her experience with fitness as a 2-sport all-state athlete at Central Catholic High School in Toledo, Ohio. She went on to study Recreational Therapy and Kinesiotherapy to recieve her Bachelors of Science at the University of Toledo where she began teaching fitness classes at the age of 19 years old after completing an intensive training program at the University’s Student Recreational Center.  She has since also completed her Masters of Science Degree in Health Coaching and Applied Nutrition through the International Health Coaching University.

Throughout the past 30 years, Diana has acquired numerous certifications and credentials that span the wide scope of fitness, athletic training, clinical needs, rehabilitation, nutrition, stress management, and therapies of many kinds. Her passion and desire to continue her education and to assist others in living their healthiest, most balanced life is unsurpassed. She now, through her yoga teacher training school, Essence of Yoga, her Pilates teacher training school, Essence of Pilates, as a Reiki Master and as a Certified Vibrational Sound Master Teacher is training others to also assist anyone wanting to create their healthiest, happiest life.

Here are the credentials Diana has acquired:

    • 30 years in the fitness/wellness industry
    • University of Toledo Bachelor’s of Science
      • Focus in Health and Wellness
    • IHCU Master’s of Science
      • Focus in Health Coaching and Applied Nutrition
    • E-RYT 500 (Registered Yoga Teacher) with Yoga Alliance
        • RPYT (Prenatal) and RCYT (Children) with Yoga Alliance
        • YACEP (CEC Provider)
        • Diana has over 1500 hours of Yoga Certification Training Hours
    • Board Certified American Association of Drugless Practitioners both as a Health Coach and Functional Diagnostician
    • Health Coaching Certifications:
          • NBC-HWC: Certified by The National Medical Board as a Health and Wellness Coach
        • IAHC Board Certified International Health Coach
        • FDN-P: Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner
        • Institute for Integrative Nutrition
        • Functional Medicine Health Coach
        • American Council on Exercise with Certifications as a Behavioral Change Specialist as well as a Health Coach
    • Board Certified American Association of Drugless Practitioners
      •  Health Caoch and Funtional Diagnostitian
    • Licensed Spiritual Healer through the Natural Therapies Board
    • Certified Clinical and Therapeutic Aroma Therapist by The Institute for Integrative Aromatherapy
    • Certified Reiki Master Teacher
    • Board Certified Holistic Psychology Master
    • Board Certified Metaphysician
    • Certified Master Crystal Healer and Educator
      • Certified by: Hibiscus Moon Crystal Academy
      • Certified by: Victory Vives
    • Certified Acupressure Practitioner
      • Studied under Michael Reed Gach
    • Licensed Vibrational Sound Therapist through VSA
    • TRX Suspension Trainer: Certified Instructor/Trainer
    • Johnny G. Star 3 Certified Spinning Instructor
    • Internationally Published Writer
    • Managed/Directed the largest fitness department in the Toledo area for over 3 years
    • Keynote Speaker for several groups and organizations
    • Experience with a multitude of individuals including:
        • Elite and non-competitive athletes of all sports
        • Pre and post-therapy patients of all kinds
        • Pre and post-natal clients
        • Pre and post-surgical patients
        • Children and teens
        • Seniors and disabilities
        • Clinical needs of many kinds
    • Multiple specialty focuses in continuing education courses over 3 decades