Lead Instructor Diana Spiess, M.S.
Diana Spiess, Lead Instructor Trainer and Founder of the 'essence of Yoga' Teacher Training School, has been certifying group fitness instructors, yoga teachers, Pilates teachers, Reiki Practitioners, and Sound Therapists for over 20 years and has designed this unique teacher training to assist yoga to other wellness teachers in understanding trauma so that they can better support their participants and clients in their healing process.
Diana's background spans 3 decades of high-level eduction, extensive training and experience in many modalities and 1000's of clients and students. Along with her Masters of Science in Health Coaching and Applied Nutrition, she is a Board Certified Holistic Psychology Master, has a minor in Psychology from the University of Toledo, is a Licensed Spiritual Healer, is a Master Reiki Teacher, and is a certified Behavioral Change Specialist. She has 7 certifications including the United States Medical Board in health and life coaching, is an E-RYT500 hour instructor with the Yoga Alliance and a Certified Yoga Therapist, and is a 200 hour certified Radiance Sutras Meditation Teacher and a Certified iRest®️ Yoga Nidra Teacher. She is currently attaining her Doctorate and PhD in Natural Medicine.
Her entire background, which goes beyond what is listed here, can be seen on her site under "about Diana".