Dana stepped onto her first yoga mat in 2007 and has never left. A lifelong athlete and avid student of all things related to health and wellness , she believes that yoga is a vehicle to assist with putting all the pieces together.
Dana’s first love in yoga will always be the Vinyasa style of yoga , where she finds fun , flow , strength and flexibility. She deeply appreciates the philosophy of moving with the breath , challenging the body , surrendering the mind and reaching the soul . She is a certified Vinyasa Yoga Instructor and a 200 hour RYT. Dana continues to expand her practice and has studied with many local and national leaders including Rolph Gates , Yoganand Michael Carroll , Sally Murphy-Noel , Paul Spector , Suzanne Manafort and Peg Oliveira.
Dana is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and has a Private Practice in Hamden , as well as working at the Veterans Hospital in West Haven . She completed Mindful Yoga Therapy Training with the Veterans Yoga Project and is currently involved in working with Veterans who suffer from trauma and chronic pain.