Dedicated to Well✧Being through education and empowering others to create and sustain holistic health in their lives with the practices of yoga, applied psychology, and self-care so that they may lead others and create a big impact.

Diane Malaspina (Ph.D.) is an experienced, 500-hour Registered Yoga Teacher (e-RYT 500), an Applied Psychologist, and a Senior Teacher for international yoga training program, Yoga Medicine©. Combining yoga tradition and modern science, she teaches evidenced-based methods for healing, stress prevention, and sustainable well-being through yoga sessions, workshops, and teacher trainings - both locally and across the globe. A wife, rescue dog mom to Prana, and a vegetarian based in Virginia Beach, VA, she’s up for anything that’s outside. Preferably in warmer climates with the sun shining and the sea nearby.


Academic Background:

B.S., Psychology, Virginia Tech

M.S., Education, Old Dominion University

Ph.D., Educational & Developmental Psychology, University of Virginia

Yoga Training:

200 Hour Certification, Prana Vinyasa Flow with Shiva Rea

200 Hour Certification, YogaWorks

108 Hour Certification, Path of Devotion with Janet Stone

500 Hour Certification, Yoga Medicine© with Tiffany Cruikshank

RAD Yoga Master Coach

Yoga Medicine© Therapeutic Specialist 

Yoga Medicine Certifications:

Hip: Anatomy, Dysfunction, & Application (60 hrs)

Spine: Anatomy, Dysfunction, & Application (60 hrs)

Shoulder: Anatomy, Dysfunction, & Application (25 hrs)

Chinese Medicine & Myofascial Release (60 hrs)

Myofascial Release (120 hrs)

Yin & Meditation (120 hrs)

Cadaver Dissection (30 hrs)

Nervous System & Restorative Yoga (60 hrs)