A devoted teacher since 2008, Deanna celebrates Yoga's power in cultivating self-realization and nourishing the body/mind/spirit. Her classes are infused with passion for Yoga philosophy, conscious alignment, and meditation. She is receptive to each student's unique needs, teaching how to build focus, strength, and the ability to press perceived boundaries with compassion. She assists world-renowned alignment and backcare specialist, Alison West of Yoga Union NYC, and teaches Backcare at Yoga Union Backcare, Scoliosis & Therapy Center and the Restorative Yoga portion of their "Gold Star" Teacher Training Program. Deanna is the founder of Dhyana YogaArts, specializes in Yoga for Backcare & Scoliosis, and is an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor. She is eternally grateful for her meditation teacher, Sri Sri Sri Shivabalayogi, and for the presence of all of her teachers.