DFW FDOY Board of Directors


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President | Co-Treasurer | Dallas Yoga Festival Co-Chair

Lisa Ware is a Yogini, Author of Yoga 4 Love Tools for Mind, Body, and Spirit: For a Holistic Lifestyle. She is a Reiki Master, lifecoach, and Shamanic Practitioner and the Executive Director of Yoga 4 Love Online Training Programs Online and Inner Goddess Retreats in both Texas and Hawaii. Her program is a 200/500RYT Yoga Alliance Registered School. Lisa's Why is to empower women to find their Passion, Purpose and Potential in the world, so that we may find a life of Freedom, Vitality and Adventure.
Lisa has been with the DFW FDOY since 2008.
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As a Certified Sound Therapist and Trauma Recovery Advocate, Denae guides her students and clients into deeps states of relaxation where true clarity and healing occur. Through sound and frequency, the body has the ability to release stuck trauma and emotions paving the way to restored health and resilience!



Executive Secretary

 Tzivia is a licensed therapist & CEU facilitator melding Psychodrama, Yoga and cognitive modalities to heal emotional wounding.  She listens, guides and helps clients enact inner stories that stop them from Self Love.



Executive BOD Marketing

Nancy, E-RYT200/RYT500, YACEP and Certified Ayurvedic Counselor,  discovered Yoga in college 45 years ago and it has been a constant companion through the ups and downs in life. An engineer by training, she started he professional career in marketing (technical print media). At the peak of the cold war (early ‘80’s) Nancy transitioned into working for the government intelligence (civilian) and on weapons technology. For the last 25 years she has been involved in Banking Technology in C level positions for major corporations. Often involved in PR related activities, especially in the area of crisis communications. Parallel to her professional career, after 25 years of practice Nancy became and Anusara teacher at the turn of the century. She spent a portion of that time teaching Yoga in Japan and has been teaching for 20 years. She has been blessed to have many master teachers guide her both here in the US and in India. She made Dallas her home in 2014.
Nancy Daniels Yoga



Community Partner Chair




Vendor Chair

Tressa Vazquez has been teaching yoga in and around Dallas for the last 9 years. Tressa brings to her a teaching a true understanding and respect for each person's personal journey that is welcoming, adaptable and resonates with yogis of all levels providing a physical, mental and spiritual practice. In addition to teaching yoga, Tressa is also a Sound Practitioner and Kambo Practitioner. Through the use of all of these modalities there is a space for healing created that benefits the body, the mind and the soul.



Dallas Event Chair

Seda Essence is certified 200hr Yoga Instructor and has been teaching Tantralizing Yoga for 1.5 yrs in Dallas. Being a massage therapist, reiki master and mother for over almost 15 years has helped Seda develop a keen sense of others needs and provide nurturing energy as she teaches.



Volunteer Chair

Alexandra Thurston is the administrator of the Special Nutrition Programs for the City of Fort Worth. She began working in municipal government in her hometown of Los Angeles, California, and has now amassed more than a decade in service to local communities. With a background that also includes varying roles on committees, boards, and arts groups, Alexandra has seen business, service, communication, policy, and record management from many different angles. Because she has experienced under-representation, under-employment, involuntary transience, and food insecurity firsthand, her goal is to use her background, skills, and strengths to support, uplift, teach, and encourage others and to facilitate basic needs being accessible to all.





Tiffany strives to create connections within the yoga community. She desires to partner with like-minded groups to share the transformative power of yoga.. Tiffany is aPower yoga instructor specializing in providing challenging flows and supportive themes to empower practitioners in an all-levels, inclusive space. She looks for harmony with mind, body, and breath, and is encouraged to find flow on and off the mat. She is a motivated leader who is passionate in developing high performing teams and instrumental in creating partnerships within the community to achieve business directives, support studio vision, and provide a vibrant customer-centric experience.

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