Donna (E-RYT 200 with Yoga Alliance) has been a Yoga Instructor since the year 2000 and is blessed with a diverse group of clients ranging from children to older adults in a variety of settings. The inspired Teacher Training she received at Yogaworks in Santa Monica with Maty Ezraty and Lisa Walford has enabled Donna to bring an alignment based and balanced flow to both her life and teaching practice. Drawing from years of exploration in various styles and disciplines as both a practitioner and an instructor, she incorporates the union of breath and movement to facilitate a deeper awareness of the joy that lives in our hearts. Classes range from beginner to advanced Vinyasa Flow and Restorative Yoga (Relax and Renew Certification with Judith Lasater). She is certified to teach AIReal Yoga (the only form of Aerial Yoga using a hammock as a prop recognized by Yoga Alliance) with Carmen Curtis, has co lead a 200 hour Teacher Training Certification at this Studio, is Level I Certified in The Urban Zen Integrative Modality Program through Yogaworks, and a Level II Reiki practitioner. Most weekday afternoons, you will find Donna leading yoga classes at The Ranch at Live Oak Malibu, a luxury fitness and wellness spa located in the beautiful Santa Monica Mountains. Donna has appeared on the educational series, “Naturally, Danny Seo” on NBC in the Ranch Reboot episode Season One, and is featured in the Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 issues of Naturally, Danny Seo Magazine.
Donna (DiMeo) has a professional dance background; born, raised, and trained in NYC at The HS for Performing Arts, The Joffrey Ballet School, and The Alvin Ailey American Dance Center School. She has performed with several Dance Companies, a member of the original Broadway cast of “Jerome Robbins’ Broadway”, National/International Tours of the musical “West Side Story” directed by Alan Johnson, and Television appearances on “Saturday Night Live” and “The Tony Awards” to name a few.