About Annapolis Yoga Therapy

Dr. Diana Elson, DrPH, MA, C-IAYT

Certified Viniyoga™ Therapist, Certified Viniyoga™ Teacher

IAYT-Certified Yoga Therapist

Diana has been practicing yoga since 1996.  She is an International Association of Yoga Therapists-Certified Yoga Therapist, Certified Viniyoga Therapist and Certified Viniyoga™ Teacher, having completed the 500 hour Viniyoga Foundations Program for Teaching and Yoga Therapy and 800 hour Viniyoga™ Therapist Training Program with Gary Kraftsow and faculty of the American Viniyoga Institute (AVI), one of the first yoga therapist training programs to be accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists. She also completed two previous 200- and 500-hour yoga teacher training programs.  


Diana is interested in using yoga therapy to help clients  manage conditions unique to the individual.  She holds membership with the International Association of Yoga Therapists.  Diana is also a public health epidemiologist, holding a Doctorate in Public Health. She has a personal interest in therapeutic research. She has lived in Latin America, is culturally competent, and is fluent in Spanish.