Maura Manzo

yoga teacher. instigator. health coach. agent of change. wanderer
My Training

In 2010, I graduated from the RYAH/Schelter 200-HrYoga Teacher Training Program, An Authentic Journey into Yoga, Health and Happiness: The Creation of A Successful Life with e-RYTs Jennifer Schelter and Phyllis Bookspan. 

I have trained extensively with internationally acclaimed yoga teacher, Seane Corn, and her non-profit organization Off the Mat, Into the World®, completing the 2010 Global Seva Challenge, 50-Hr Art of Vinyasa Flow, and Yoga, Purpose & Action Leadership Training, and Advanced Leadership Training. I am a senior leader with OTM and the Community Builder for the Philadelphia and South Jersey region

The unique combination of my expertise in health coaching, yoga and leadership development enables me to provide an integrative and comprehensive approach to wellness.

Other Trainings/Certifications


Scholar & Member, Yoga Service Council, 2013-2014    

eRYT 200, Yoga Alliance Certified, 2013                                        


Yoga Gangster At-Risk & Outreach Training with Terri Cooper, 2013


Reiki Level 1 Certified with Marlene Henkin, 2009


I received my training as a Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition's cutting-edge Health Coach Training Program.

During my training, I studied over 100 dietary theories, practical lifestyle management techniques, and innovative coaching methods with some of the world’s top health and wellness experts. My teachers included Dr. Andrew Weil, Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Dr. Deepak Chopra, leader in the field of mind-body medicine; Dr. David Katz, Director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center; Dr. Walter Willett, Chair of Nutrition at Harvard University; Geneen Roth, bestselling author and expert on emotional eating; and many other leading researchers and nutrition authorities.

My education has equipped me with extensive knowledge in holistic nutrition, health coaching, and preventive health. Drawing on these skills and my knowledge of different dietary theories, I work with clients to help them make lifestyle changes that produce real and lasting results.