Diana Tokaji is a twice-certified yoga therapist. She holds
a Master of Science in Yoga Therapy from Maryland University of
Integrative Health where this work in early trauma care earned her
the Excellence in Innovation and Service Award “for outstanding
leadership, commitment to service, and dedication to the community
and the larger world.” With creativity and healing as her
main endeavors, Diana has been a performer and writer for 45 years
(London, San Francisco, Washington DC), has taught yoga for 35
years (E-RYT 500) and is a certified Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist
In one-on-one yoga therapy with women, Diana partners on a wide range of issues -- from musculoskeletal and medical, to support of personal equilibrium and recovery -- in tandem with physicians, PT’s, or psychotherapists, and with respect to individual alignment, scientific research, and the wisdom of the client. She is a certified teacher of Pilates Mat, has completed Advanced Teacher Training in Relax & Renew Restorative Yoga with Judith Lasater, is a certified yoga therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and has ten years of peer, re-evaluation counseling experience.
Diana has been keynote for the Washington Psychologists Association and The Writer’s Center; she has presented at the William Wendt Center for Loss & Healing, the Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Professionals Conference, The Maryland Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents (JLG- RICA), and numerous Yoga Teacher Trainings. In addition to this Surviving Trauma training attended by nearly 200 participants, Diana leads professional workshops in contemporary uses of ancient mudra, core strength for mind/body, and her signature: Creative Recovery - a bridge between the arts and survival techniques. Her article, Yoga Therapy as Early Intervention for the Acute Stage Following Assault or Trauma, can be found in Yoga Therapy Today, Winter 2018, and her four books, including Six Women in a Cell, and Surviving Assault: Words that Rock and Soothe and Tell the Truth, are forthcoming.