Diane Kovanda has been practicing hatha yoga and mindfulness meditation for over 25 years. She is the founder and director of teacher training at Kind Yoga School. Diane is also the co-founder of The Calm Warrior Training Inc. providing criminal justice professionals with stress reduction and decompression tactics. Diane’s teaching of yoga is deeply informed by her own longtime practice of Vipassana (mindfulness) meditation and Metta (LovingKindness) meditation. Diane has a relaxed, informal teaching style that puts students at ease, her classes are informative, safe, fun, and relaxing. Her diverse studies have shaped her own unique style of teaching which deeply honors the wisdom of the body and soul. Diane is a Professional Level registered yoga teacher with the National Yoga Alliance – E-RYT 500. She also speaks fluent Czech (and English).