Dr. Dana Reece, Facilitating Agency

I specialize in supporting agency by putting you in charge of your own body and energy.


Together, we co-create a trauma-sensitive strategy to address your biggest challenges.


This can include Yoga, Yoga Therapy, meditation, breathwork, talking and sharing, or energy work. Practices can be seated, lying down, or standing/moving.


Everything we do is modifications-friendly, permissions-oriented, and based on what your body needs to feel comfortable in our inner exploration.


We co-create ongoing strategies so that you can be in alignment with your own highest knowing.


To learn more about the specific modalities offered, please click the links below:



Public and private trauma-sensitive yoga classes, workshops, and trainings.



Trauma-Sensitive Energy Work

Private, one-on-one sessions allowing clients to source deeply held blocks and issues that may be holding them back.

Private Yoga Classes



Private yoga sessions allow you to gain confidence and source personal challenges and opportunities in a supportive, trauma-sensitive environment which gives you the freedom to feel what you feel and have experiences without the pressure of being witnessed by others. I hold space for tears, laughter, and sudden revelations and sharing, even if it happens in the middle of class. 


To learn more about private one-on-one sessions with me, send me an email.

Group Yoga Classes

I currently teach group yoga classes at the Soul of Yoga in Encinitas, CA. The Soul of Yoga is a world-renowned yoga studio offering teacher trainings, workshops and daily classes. The Soul of Yoga offers both in-person and online yoga classes for all levels. Visit us in Encinitas, CA or attend our trainings and classes from anywhere in the world. We are the safe space you’ve been looking for to discover and explore yoga. Whether you are looking for personal transformation, to incorporate yogic technique or theory into your current profession, or become a yoga professional, the Soul Institute has a path of study, course, or workshop for you.

To view the most up-to-date schedule, visit the Soul of Yoga class page:

Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainings

The Soul of Yoga 200-hour Yoga Alliance Certified Kundalini Teacher Training is an immersion in self-study (Svādhyāya) that offers you not only the skills to become a Kundalini Yoga teacher, but also a meaningful exploration of issues facing so many right now — such as grief, depression, and anxiety — all within the context of deep connection and trauma sensitivity. Our objective is to support you in awakening to your fullest potential within an environment of inclusivity.

Kundalini Yoga is a journey of personal development, deep understanding and experience of the subtle energy to awaken your full potential and live a conscious, healthy, and happy life.

Our unique all genders, all bodies, inclusivity-oriented Trauma-Informed Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training helps you take care of yourself while undergoing incredible transformation (yes, you can have both!) as well as building awareness around and sensitivity to the variety of students who will unroll a mat in front of you. 

Trauma-Sensitive Energy Work


With Trauma-Sensitive Energy Work, we can take these directions: 


Psychic Surgery, in which the energy works on you to clear blocks and create more flow. This is great for healing, for example, as it usually allows the participant to quietly receive and typically feels blissful!

Regression, in which a memory or representation of a memory from the past comes forward because its “charge” is ready to be explored and eventually released.

Trauma-Sensitive Intuitive Counseling in which I hold space for you to source fears, challenges, wantings, and experiences that are impacting you and to unearth your highest knowing through journaling, sharing, and reflection. We then co-create journaling and yogic home practice. My aspiration is to help you access your own highest knowing and learn how to trust it.


To learn more about private one-on-one sessions with me, send me an email.

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About Dana

Dana Reece, (she/her) Ph.D., E-RYT 500, YACEP, Yoga Therapist in training, Director of Kundalini Studies at the Soul of Yoga, is a Kundalini Yoga, Yin Yoga, and iRest Yoga Nidra facilitator; Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainer; Trauma-Sensitive Energy Practitioner in private practice; and Yoga Therapist in training. She has completed over 700 hours of yogic training.

Dr. Reece has 30 years’ experience in meditation and the practice of inner alchemical techniques designed to develop and strengthen the energetic body. Yogic areas of expertise include Death and Shadow work; Conscious Communication Techniques; Strategies for Deepening Intuition; Sankalpa (“resolve” or “resolution”): the yogic method of setting goals or aspirations; and working on samskaras related to addiction, codependency, anxiety, and depression. She has taught dozens of workshops, and completed training with several master yoga teachers and masters of personal development. In addition to having taught hundreds of college classes as a full-time professor, she has taught public and private Yoga classes and led and facilitated group meditations. She combines spiritual vision and practice with “real-world,” results-oriented practicality.

Dana Reece’s experience in these modalities combines compassion, humor, and a heart-centered determination to move clients and students through their self-imposed fears and limitations toward clarity and confidence to achieve their highest potential.


What People Are Saying….

[A private session with Dana] gave me a big, bright, beautiful gift . . . . One of the most delightful and uplifting, experiences of my life. Thank you Dana!!!!!:)”  Debra Kerr

“[Dana] is “kind, compassionate, trustworthy . . . extremely knowledgable . . . [She offered] suggestions that were out of the ordinary that I hadn’t thought of.” M.Mc.


“[Dana] brings a dedication that is hard to find — she is someone who I know will show up when I need her if she can. Again, she cares, she is genuine, she authentically wants transformation and the highest outcome for herself and those she works with . . . [She provides] honest reflection, willingness to kindly/with love point out the ways I limit myself or am stuck in my issues.” Sharon.L.

“Dana is very thorough, optimistic, and commits a lot of time on anything she wants to do . . . and her work was definitely inclusive of all those elements; more importantly, it was very healing, comforting on a very deep, subtle level. At the time I got healing sessions from Dana, I was wanting clarity and needing to clear the paths towards my highest good, and shortly after the sessions, I was quite clear on my path and I still am. Although the path has evolved much more, it certainly was and is the best choice I’ve made.” P.Chegu

“Dana is centered, grounded, caring, loving, open, excited for a challenge, has a love of life, deep expression and wisdom. Her continued support, love, and sincere caring as well as her inspiring me to be my fullest self, to break through barriers, to dare to push the edge of things and to stay aware and listen and find my true calling. She does not tell you what to do, but helps reflect back to me my state as well as often offer a wider perspective to look at things . . . . Dana is a knowledgeable, passionate, direct, clear, capable, sincere and caring person. I completely trust her to hold her intentions for your highest good, to put her fullest into the space for you, and to be open and compassionate yet direct when there is another direction you should go.” E.B.C.

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