Denina has spent most of her career working with individuals and teams in the non-profit and government sectors. She’s a skilled trainer, facilitator, and practitioner of mindfulness-based activities for nearly 20 years. She has studied with professionals engaged in trauma sensitive approaches and helped to implement these approaches.  Denina brings warmth and energy to her interactions with others, which makes mindfulness, self-care, and trauma-sensitivity accessible to everyone.

Denina received a Master of Public Administration from the Graduate School of Public Administration (GSPIA) at the University of Pittsburgh, with a specialization in Public Management and Policy. She graduated cum laude from John Carroll University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, a minor in French, and concentrations in International Studies, and Public Administration and Policy Studies. Denina is a registered yoga teacher (RYT-200), certified Dancing Mindfulness Facilitator, Family Group Decision Making facilitator, and certified in Youth and Adult Mental Health First Aid. She currently serves as a mindfulness expert on the Governor’s Think Tank for a Trauma Informed PA.  Denina has expanded her formal education with extensive study of mindfulness-based practices and trauma sensitive approaches.

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