Maria Triano is a Dance Educator, Choreographer, Yoga
Trainer & Instructor, Meditation Teacher, Reiki Master,
Spiritual Intuitive and Published Author. She is the
Director/President of PA Dance Network, Inc., a dance, yoga,
meditation & healing arts center in Analomink, PA. She is the
CEO for PA Dance Vision, Inc., a 501c3 non-profit organization
specializing in community outreach, dance choreography &
performance. She is certified dance teacher by Dance
Masters of America & Dance Educators of America in Ballet,
Tap, Jazz & Modern from beginner through advanced levels.
She is a member of the International Association of Yoga
She has trained, inspired and been a mentor to many
dancers who have gone on to have professional careers in
dance performance, who own their own studios and/or who
have their own performance-based companies.
Her choreographic expertise and mentoring has been
provided to many schools, organizations, companies &
individuals throughout her career which spans over 25
years. She passionately served as Guest Artist for 23 years
for the University Dance Company at East Stroudsburg
University. Under the direction of Prof. Terry Flatt, Maria
choreographed ESU's musical productions for 10 years.
She was the creator & Producer of the Mountain Dance
Concert, which for 15 years, brought regional professional
dance companies together to share their dance art in the
Pocono Mountains. Maria was also honored by the University
of Scranton’s Small Business Development Center and was
recognized as a women entrepreneur of merit.
Maria trains and certifies dance teachers in her
dance curriculum for pre-school & elementary students called
Dance for the joy of it: A Creative Dance Journey STEPPING
STONES©. This body of work trains dance teachers in a
creative approach for teaching the joy of dance.
Most recently, she wrote a yoga teaching curriculum called
SoulStar Yoga™ which is a thorough and comprehensive yoga
training for conscious, sensitive, intuitive people who are
assisting the planet in Peace, Love, Joy & Light one person at
a time through the gift of yoga.
As a child, she was trained in Tap and Jazz by Jeanne &
Carrie Evers, both former Radio City Rockettes. As an adult
she studied with a variety of different instructors and
professors and experienced many different styles. She’s
studied with Cindy Kemmerer (Ballet & Modern), Daryl Retter
(Lyrical), Bob Rizzo (Jazz & Lyrical), Jeffrey Ferguson (Jazz,
Lyrical & Horton/Ailey technique), Kathryn Sullivan (Ballet),
Robin Dunn (Hip Hop), Catherine Culnane (Modern,
Improvisation & Choreography) and Dr. Elizabeth Gibbons
(Contemporary Ballet, Improvisation & Choreography).
Maria has been dancing for 45 years and she’s been teaching
for 25 of those years.
In addition to her career in movement, she shares her
passions and gifts as a published author of
The Namaste Garden, creative artist, and as a spiritual
teacher and guide. As a Reiki Master, Spiritual Intuitive and a
Certified Angel Card Reader ™; she conducts private healing
and empowerment sessions at her beautiful studio, as well
as, online. She provides bodywork sessions and is certified
in the AromaTouch Technique. Through her private sessions,
group classes and online classes, Maria helps people to heal,
to learn to love themselves and to embrace their true nature,
life purpose and to claim their total health and well-being,
mind, body and spirit.
The support and leadership she offers to others has allowed
her to follow her dreams and creative visions as she teaches
others how to do the same. She teaches and inspires people
to live from the inside out promoting the JOY of mind, body
and spirit as it leads us all to the well of Love.
For information about classes, private session or products.
Please contact Maria at email@example.com
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Ashley Winkelspecht, Founder of Peacefully Well Holistic
Health which has a mission to help individuals restore
well-being and open to the light and love within themselves
through an integrative approach to healing. Her natural gifts
of healing, energy work and mind/body/spirit practices have
led her to become a certified SoulStar yoga trainer &
instructor, Reiki practitioner, who studies with and has been
trained by Maria Triano, Pilates instructor, movement
specialists, AromaTouch Technique practitioner, space
clearing practitioner and crystal enthusiast.
Ashley has worked in the medical field for 7 years as an
athletic trainer for athletes and performing artists from youth
to professional levels. Ashley earned her Bachelor of Science
degree in Athletic Training from Slippery Rock University in
2010 and completed her Advanced Clinical Practice Masters
degrees in Athletic Training from ESU in 2011. She is also a
certified Performing Arts Medicine specialist.
Ashley has provided wellness education and medical care to
many young athletes and performers in the Lehigh Valley
and Pocono region. She has played an integral role in the
rehabilitation and reconditioning of her patients to restore
balance and healthy functioning back to the body and mind.
She had the privilege of teaching and mentoring many
athletic training and healthcare students. The education and
experiences that she has provided her with in depth
knowledge and understanding of using a “whole body”
approach to health.
To learn more about her classes, services and Airbnb located
in Allentown, PA - please visit @PeacefullyWell on Facebook.
LOVE yourself healthy one step at a time!
Jessica West Zsamar is a graduate of Point Park University
where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Dance in 2004.
She completed a Master of the Arts in Elementary Education
in 2010 from the University of South Carolina. She began her
dance educating career with Maria Triano, where she was
also a performing member of Maria's professional company,
PA Dance Vision. In 2008, she began teaching and training
dancers ages 2 through adult and has choreographed many
award recognized work for Bluffton School of Dance's
competitive company. Jessica is a 200 hour SoulStar Yoga
certified instructor and is a Reiki Practitioner who continues
her studies and has trained with Maria Triano.
Her life purpose involves sharing her knowledge and
practices to help, assist, support and inspire the lives of
those using her unique teachings. She has a passion for
helping Moms take care of themselves while raising families.
Along with yoga, dance, meditation, Reiki and writing, she is
a Wellness Advocate for doTERRA essential oils. She loves
and shares her joy in offering herself, and her family, healthy
holistic alternatives in self-care and delights in sharing that
knowledge with those ready to live a new way. Fueled by
love, she is a teacher of life and is happiest when sharing,
fostering and supporting others. She lives by her favorite
motto, "Live, Love, Laugh"! Jessica and her husband, Adam,
live in Bluffton, SC, where they are raising the energetic
spirits of three boys, Jase, Mac & Everett...and their amazing
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