Diego is the founder and lead teacher of Inner Wellness Studio in Durban, a practice specialising in Yoga, meditation, and teacher training. Diego draws from his background in holistic health coaching, integrative nutrition, and Ayurveda offering a comprehensive lifestyle approach.
Diego is a certified Holistic Health Coach having completed a professional program with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City in 2012. He works uniquely with each client to establish eating habits and a lifestyle that will support their personal goals and challenges. Diego has the knowledge to assist with a variety of methods that support the transformation of health from a holistic platform. He specialises in stress management, anti-aging, digestive health, detoxification and natural wholesome eating and living.
Additionally, Diego has been trained in holistic massage, acupressure, and traditional Thai massage. He has also studied construction, most recently focused on alternative and traditional methods of construction using earth and other natural resources in a safe, health conscious and sustainable way.
Diego was introduced to Yoga at an early age and since then it has become his vocation. Continuing to advance his practice both as a learner and a teacher, he completed yoga teacher training programs in India & South Africa specialising in Hatha Vinyasa Yoga, Kundalini Yoga and Meditation, and Iyengar Yoga.
“My experience as a yoga teacher over the last 10 years has empowered me to integrate with the healing potential of yoga on all levels. Yoga has cultivated a more conscious and compassionate way of life within me. It is my intention to promote the holistic practice of yoga as a lifestyle, to maintain health and balance and promote optimum wellness.”
Qualified Holistic Health Coach with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition
Iyengar Yoga (Intro Level 1 Certification)
Vinyasa Yoga (200hr Certificate)
Yoga & Ayurveda (300hr Certificate)
Kundalini Yoga & Meditation (Level 1 Certificate)
500hr Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance
200 & 300 hour Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance