In May, 2017, Dhyana completed the 800 Hour Certificate with Integrative Yoga Therapy with Joseph and Lillian Le Page. She is a Certified-International Yoga Therapist, C-IAYT.
Dhyana's yoga therapy sessions encompass a wide range of physical and psycho-emotional challenges. Her main motive is to improve the health and well being of her clients by incorporating yoga philosophy and yoga therapeutic techniques to both relax and strengthen their body, mind and spirit.
Some of these techniques include body scans, pranayama, asana, restorative yoga, somatics, Joint Freeing Series, yoga nidra, mudras, visualization, guided imagery, meditation and affirmations.
Pleasance Silicki is an entrepreneur, coach, creator, teacher, author and magic-maker. She is the founder of lil omm , a wellness and lifestyle movement that leads courses, workshops, retreats, using wisdom traditions and modern research to enhance our daily lives. Lil omm is a community of people who thrive to live well and nourish all the relationships in their lives. Pleasance’s life mission is to inspire communities and create meaningful connections for human beings through yoga, play, meditation, journaling, reflection, laughter, and honest conversations..
Pleasance has been a teacher in various forms for more than fifteen years, working in yoga studios, public and private school and University classrooms, and all size workshops and retreats. Her background includes collaborations with other social entrepreneurs and community organizations.
As co- founder of The National Kids Yoga Conference, Holistic Moms DC, and Septima Clark Public Charter School, Pleasance is an active and empowered creator who engages in meaningful projects that bring people together. She is currently on the board of Tenleytown Main Streets Program and Fitscene, a women’s fitness movement. She has taught at George Mason University and American University and published her first book in April, 2016 called Delight: Eight Principles for Living with Joy And Ease.
Pleasance currently lives, creates and loves in Washington, DC, with her partner of 21 years and two children, spreading love, magic, and glitter to those around her. You can find her online at www.lilomm.com.
Jerome Paige completed his Level 1 Integrative Restoration (iREST/Yoga Nidra) Teacher Training in August 2007 and his Level II in August 2008. Since then, he has served as a substitute Yoga Nidra teacher for several local yoga studios; for example, Simon Says Yoga, Circle Yoga, and Bikram Yoga Riverdale Park. In addition, he conducts meditation workshops that focus on the theory and practice of meditation. Jerome is also an avid practitioner of Hot Yoga.