Meditation/Pranayama

DeAnna Shires M.Ed.

DeAnna is a Certified Hatha Yoga teacher with specializations in Yoga for Beginners, Prenatal Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Therapeutics, Ayurveda, and Yoga for Recovery and Emotional Healing. Since beginning her personal yoga journey in 1993, DeAnna has been blessed to have studied with a plethora of wonderful teachers from around the world, most influential being Karen Prior, E-RYT 500 of N2Yoga for Hatha & Therapeutics, Dr. David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) in the areas of Vedic Astrology and Ayurveda, Anodea Judith for the Subtle Body/Chakra System, and Jill Kline for Reiki.

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E-RYT 500, Life Coach, Vedic Astrologer, Reiki Practitioner

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deanna [at] breatheintoawareness [dot] com

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214-317-8171
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Tzivia Stein-Barrett

Tz Stein-Barrett is a student of Yoga Therapy with training in Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy; LifeForce Yoga with Amy Weintraub; MindBody Integration with Anodea Judith; Trauma Sensitive Yoga with Bessel VanDer Kolk and others. As a psychotherapist, Tzivia creates individualized plans of MindBody Integration Therapy for those who suffer with Depression, Anxiety, Trauma Grief and Life Transitions.

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e-ryt 200, LifeForce Yoga practitioner~ 1, Trauma Sensitive Yoga Teacher, Director of Psychodrama, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Aryvedic Yoga Specialist.

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YogaCounseling integrates yoga asana/pranayama/meditation/philosophy and psychotherapy used for Anxiety, Depression, Trauma reduction and Grief work. A private 1:1 practice at InnerBeing Therapeutic Yoga and Recovery through Healing Circle Center. .
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Tzivia [at] HealingCircleCenter [dot] org

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214-232-5159
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Kirsten Joy Burch

Raised by outdoors and my bicycle, I gained a deep fascination for nature, but my practical upbringing suggested a life in business, so I graduated Magna Cum Laude from UTD with a focus on Environmental Science and Business Management.  I started my professional career as a medical assistant / office nurse, ran business operations for a large hospice in Missouri, and came back to Dallas for a career in finance & sales operations in the software industry during the booming late '90s.

Certifications: 

Moon/Sun/Fire - 2014 Philadelphia - ParaYoga Intensive

Tantra Shakti PYMT - 2014 Dallas

Prana Shakti PYMT - 2014 Colordao

Vinyasa Krama PYMT - 2014 Colorado

Yoga for Anxiety & Depression Intensive- 2014 Dallas - LifeWorks Institute

Koshas PYMT - 2014 London

Sankalpa Immersion - New Years 2014 Himalayan Institute / Rod Stryker

Marma PYMT - 2015 Colorado

Yoga Sutras PYMT - 2015 Colorado

Mastering the Yoga Sutras - 2015 Himalayan Institute online / Pandit Rajmani Tigunait

Four Desires PYMT - 2015 San Francisco 

Tantra, Path of Beauty & Bliss Intensive - 2015 Dallas - ParaYoga Intensive

Ayurveda Lifestyle Counselor Certification - 2015 Dallas - Om Yoga Journey / Arpita Shah

Power and Freedom: Awakening the Luminous Self as Teacher & Guide - 2015 Costa Rica - Rod Stryker / Elena Brower

Hallmark Retreat / Tantric Alchemy - 2015/2016 Himalayan Institute / Pandit Rajmani Tigunait

Sadhana Immersion, Himalayan Institute - 2016 Khajuraho, India / Pandit Rajmani Tigunait

Gheranda Samhita / Shiva Sutras - 2016 Minneapolis - ParaYoga Intensive

Gheranda Samhita PYMT CE - 2016 Colorado 

Yoga Nidra PYMT CE - 2016 Colorado

Kundalini Tantra PYMT - 2016 Colorado

Guru Parampara PYMT - 2016 Colorado

Yoga4Cancer - 2017 Texas

*PYMT (ParaYoga Master Training)

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kirsten [at] LivingYogaDallas [dot] com

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Maddie Cohen Goldware, LPC, Wellness Coach | Play Therapist

Maddie received her Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the UNT in Denton. In her 5 years of experience, Maddie has found that combining traditional psychotherapeutic theory and techniques with mindfulness and yogic philosophy produces the most effective results in her own healing and the healing of her clients. Together in session, Maddie will help you to identify the patterns and programs you have created that are preventing you from living out your most authentic and fulfilling life.

Certifications: 

Licensed Professional Counselor, Trained with Rod Stryker, Amy Ippoliti, Aaron Price

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mcohengoldware [at] gmail [dot] com

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214.384.5906
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Jacy Rader, MS, LPC-Intern, RYT

Jacy has a multifaceted background in both the eastern philosophy of yoga and western practice of psychotherapy. She received her Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Texas in 2014. She studied at Namah Shivaya Yoga receiving her 200 hour yoga teacher certification in 2013.

Certifications: 

Namah Shivaya International School of Yoga- 200 Hour Teacher Training
Para Yoga Master Training, Tantra Shakti: The Power and Radiant Soul of Yoga
Trauma Sensitive Yoga - Trauma Support Services of North Texas
Licensed Professional Counselor- Intern

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jrader [at] wefixbrains [dot] com

Phone: 
817-880-4383
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Sue Lotito

I started practicing yoga for the physical benefits, but I found myself more and more drawn to the spiritual and philosophical aspects of yoga. Yoga became something I did for myself every day. Hungry for more, I dove right in to my 200 hour teacher training at Lotus Yoga to attain the knowledge and a better understanding of yoga as a whole. My love for yoga grew exponentially from there. I have studied with Rod Stryker, Judith Hanson Lasater, Aaron Price, Tara Kristof, and Jennifer Hensley.

Certifications: 

200 hour Yoga Teacher Certification with Yoga Alliance

Prenatal Yoga with Tara Kristof

Yoga for Anxiety & Depression with Aaron Price

Relax & Renew with Judith Hanson Lasater

Yin Yoga with Felicia Tomasko

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Baylor Tom Landry Fitness Larry North Fitness @ Cityplace
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susanlotito [at] yahoo [dot] com

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David Dhanvantari Tietje

David found yoga in 1994 while receiving chair massages at Whole Foods. He started practicing daily and attended classes at Unity Church and the Ananda center. David joined friends taking The Artist’s Way workshop and discovered yoga as his Art. He began teaching at Unity in 1996 and other places soon after. He received his 500hr Yoga Teaching Cert in 2005 through Namaste’ Int'l and in 2006 a friend invited him to attend a Vedic Thai workshop with Mukti Michael Buck. David found a purpose, knowing immediately that he wished to share this graceful, ancient practice.

Certifications: 

Licensed Massage Therapist, MT106542, Texas, June 2008.
Licensed Massage Therapy Instructor MI2503 Texas.
Licensed CEC Provider CE1520 Texas.
Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis, 13 hours, July 6-7, 2007.
Vedic Conservatory Certified Instructor, Vedic Thai Therapy, Nov. 2014
Namaste’ International 500-hour Yoga Teacher Certification, Oct 2005.
Yoga Alliance, E-RYT 500-hour registered.
YMCA Pilates Certification, August 2005.
YMCA Personal Trainer Certification, May 2004.
Yoga Teacher Certification, Ranjana’s Yoga and Bodyworks, Mar. 1999.

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Rosewood Crescent Hotel, Town North YMCA
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thaimiles [at] gmail [dot] com

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214-663-7001
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Jennifer Landon

Jennifer began her professional life with wilderness camping. This included driving a bus with a 6 canoe trailer, hiking in Big Bend & the Pecos Mountains, canoeing the Buffalo river in Arkansas, sleeping in a tent come rain or shine, and..oh yea…feeding 10 pre adjudicated youth from a ‘real’ wood burning fire! This experience helped to lay a solid foundation for her counseling career.

Certifications: 

LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor), Mindfulness Counselor Specialties: anxiety, existential issues, mindfulness & meditation, stress management, trichotillomania & body picking, women's issues, cognitive behavioral therapy, depression, life changes, divorce recovery
Enneagram Personality Study
Buddhist Psychology

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jenreedlandon [at] gmail [dot] com

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214-357-4001
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Paula Weithman, M.Ed., LPC, E-RYT 500

Paula studied at the University of North Texas receiving her Bachelors Degree and Masters of Education in Counseling Psychology and Alternative Medicine. She continued her post-graduate training with the Dallas Group Psychotherapy Training Program, the Midwest Institute of Gestalt Psychotherapy, and the National Institute of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. Her current interests are in the areas of alternative healthcare, using eastern psychology and body-centered psychotherapy as modalities into her treatment style.

Certifications: 

Intermediate Junior II Iyengar Yoga Certification
Namaste International Certification, E-RYT 500
Mind/Body Integration Therapist
Yoga Therapist

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Cooper Aerobic Institute of Dallas Sattva- Yoga Mind/BodyTherapies
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paulaweithman

Phone: 
972-239-4202
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paulaweithman.com

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Lisa Nicholson

 I began my journey after many years of swimming, working out at the gym, and running, which was taking it's toll on my body.  I began a daily practice and found ny body and mind free, at ease, and connected. I soon felt deeply in my heart that I wanted to teach and found my yoga home and completed teacher training at Blue Anjou, where I am now the director and owner of the studio and Blue Anjou Teacher Training Programs.  I am passionate about teaching and love to share with my students a vibrant and uplifting experience that is also nurturing, warm, and compassionate.

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E-RYT 200, RYT 500, certified in Prenatal, YogaFit Kids, Reiki. Owner and Director of Blue Anjou Yoga and Meditation Center and Teacher Training, and Young Athletes Yoga.

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lisa [at] blueanjou [dot] com

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972-768-8098
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