Dianne Mancus, Ed.D., RYT200, completed hatha yoga teacher training in 2017 at Yoga Haven in Scarsdale, NY, working with Betsy Kase, studio director, and Jill Ganassi, an Iyengar teacher. She is currently in prenatal yoga teacher training with Deb Fastenburg of the NYC Prenatal Yoga Center. A native of West Virginia, Dianne started practicing yoga in 1967. She is a former university professor and administrator and is most proud to have taught kindergarten through fifth grade at the elementary level. A Targeted Reading Intervention specialist, she continues to train and coach teachers to support children struggling with early reading. Dianne moved to Tuscaloosa in May 2017, following her daughter (and granddaughter) who joined the U of A faculty in social work.