Yoga And Ayurveda Living

Yoga And Ayurveda Living

5.0 (5)
1 employee
18 years in business

About this pro

In service in Summerville, SC or your location since 2001:

Private, Group, Corporate yoga, Ayurvedic Consulting-diet, lifestyle, herbs, Ayurvedic Cooking Classes & Services, Personal Training-using just your own body weight!

Writes articles for The Art Of Living Retreat Center:

Special certifications in: Yoga for Scoliosis & the back, Eating Disorders, Pregnancy, Yoga Therapy, Ayuryoga-combining the tenets of Ayurveda with yoga

Ayurvedic & Rustic Culinary Services

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I love sharing the therapeutic tools of yoga & Ayurveda with people.  Seeing a person become pain free, reach a desired goal, and improve his/her quality of life is priceless.  

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Ladson, SC 29485
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5 Reviews


  • David Bugen

    very responsive to one's needs, can customize a session, and opens one's mind to new ideas and approaches


    I love the tempo of Yoga And Ayurveda Living. It is frame-by-frame. Frame advance is very important for yoga with CORRECT POSTURE. In other words, Diana teaches gradually. Because she observes the movements of everyone. Thanks to that I get miraculous effects every time. This is not a flattery. This is the truth!

  • Christine Robertello

    My relationship with Diana started out as a private yoga instructor. Through her teachings I learned a lot about myself and my body. She taught me poses that were specifically good for me, she also taught me about many foods to eat that were also good for me. There are countless things I have learned from her that are advantageous to me. One thing that I love about Diana is that she practices what she preaches. Diana also works for me as my dogs caretaker and she always takes care of them like they are her own. Diana is a very kind compassionate person. She always put people first and takes very good care of them and their needs. It is a pleasure working with Diana , she is a very bright caring person and I always learn new things from her. Diana works for me at Stepping Forward Counseling Center and has always been open to learn new things and does anything that is asked of her. Not only is she a yoga instructor/nutrition consultant for the clients, she has worked as my assistant as well as in several other capacities. She is always early for work, takes on many different tasks and always demonstrates the utmost professionalism. As the CEO, I find it difficult to find committed dedicated employees. Diana is an employee that I am honored to have as part of my team.

  • Doc Moe

    Diana is very knowledgeable in her field of yoga and Ayurveda. she is compassionate, caring and detail oriented in the time she gives each of her clients

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I meet with the student/talk on the phone/email to discuss the students questions and concerns.  When we meet in person, I observe physical, physiological, emotional, and energetic qualities and structure the class to be supportive for the student's needs.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

2015 – Eating Disorders Yoga Therapy Teacher Certification,

2013 – Somatic Exercise Coach Training with Martha Peterson-Certified Hanna Somatic Educator & movement expert,

2012 – Certified Professional Yoga Therapist Joseph LePage,

2009 – Certificate of completion: Women’s Transitions, Women’s Lives (hormones, menstruation, birth control, menopause, breast health) with Dr. Claudia Welch, D.O.M.

2008 – Ayurvedic Cooking Intensive (Program Director: Michele Schulz of the Ayurvedic Institute)

2008 – Certification for Yoga teaching for the back & Scoliosis (Program Director Elise Browning Miller, Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher)

2008 – Ayurvedic Yoga Intensive (Program Director: Michele Schulz of the Ayurvedic Institute)

2007 – Ayurvedic Clinical Practicum: Problem Based, Client Centered Approach to Ayurvedic Assessment & Recommendations (Program Director Dr. Vasant Lad B.A.M.S, M.A.Sc.)

2007 – Certified Ayurvedic Consultant (Dean, Kripalu School of Ayurveda Hilary Garivaltis)

2006 – 500 Hour Professional Level Kripalu Yoga Teacher Certification (Kripalu Center, Lenox MA)

2004 – Certified Kripalu DansKinetics Teacher (Program Director Daniel Levin of Leven Trainings in Movement Therapy / Co-creator of Kripalu DansKinetics)

2004 – Integrative Anatomy (Program Director Adrienne Jamiel, MA)

2003 – Positional Release Training (Program Director Lee Albert)

2002 – Certified Pregnancy Yoga Teacher (Program Director Janice Clarfield)

2001 – 200 Hour Basic Kripalu Yoga Teacher Certification (Kripalu Center, Lenox MA)

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Group Class (maximum 6 people):

10 class package (to be used within 12 weeks of first class): $230 *The student can come as many or few times a week as she/he likes.

Drop in:  $25 per class

Private Yoga:  $100 per class

Corporate Yoga:  Please contact Diana 973-906-8375 or:  [email protected]

How did you get started teaching?

I completed my first yoga teacher certification in 2001 and then, dove right into teaching at a local health club that had a strong emphasis on yoga classes.  I taught an amalgum of group classes at the health club and private classes in clients' homes.  In the beginning I taught about 25 classes per week!