Monica D. Traystman, Ph.D.


Monica D. Traystman, Ph.D.

Health Coach Coordinator

For over 15 years, Monica has been dedicated to helping people reach their health and wellness goals using her unique, integrative program that includes personal coaching, yoga, meditation, and energy work. Using a step-by-step, scientifically-proven yet comfortable process of co-operative coaching, Monica empowers her clients as they make easy, long-lasting lifestyle changes. The tools and skills they learn working with Monica help her clients achieve and maintain a life of balance and alignment. Their lives become heartfelt, value based, purpose driven and spiritually abundant.


  • Certified Health Coach, Health Coach Training, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL
  • Certified Primordial Sound Meditation Instructor, Chopra Center for Well Being,   La Costa Spa & Retreat, Carlsbad, CA
  • Certified in Reiki I, II and III, Reiki Master, Omaha, NE
  • Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor, in the Svaroopa Style, Master Yoga Academy, La Jolla, CA, Rama Birch
  • Certified Embodyment Yoga therapist, Master Yoga Academy, La Jolla, CA, Rama Birch.
  • Certified Raja Yoga Instructor, Sundara College, Soul of Yoga, Tom and Trisha Kelly, Encinitas, CA
  • Certified Healing Practitioner, Barbara Y. Martin & Dimitri Moraitis, Spiritual Arts Institute, Encinitas, CA


  • ŸB.A. Biology, St. Andrews Presbyterian University, Laurinburg, NC
  • M.S. Psychometrics and Research, Department of Education, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • Ph.D. Immunology & Infectious Diseases/Immunogenetics, The Bloomberg School of Hygiene & Public Health, Baltimore, MD
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship. Human Molecular Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD


  • Health and Wellness/Life Coaching: individuals, couples and groups
  • Health and Wellness presentations, classes and services: yoga, meditation, energy healing
  • Retreats: individuals, couples, groups
  • Corporate: coaching, wellness services, presentations: individuals, small groups

Upcoming Classes

December 14, 2017
  • Upcoming Events

    7:45 am Pilates Mat Active @ Mind / Body Studio
    Pilates Mat Active @ Mind / Body Studio
    Dec 14 @ 7:45 am – 8:45 am
    Pilates Mat is a system of technical exercises designed to merge the mind and body.  Created by Joseph H. Pilates, this method...Read More
    8:00 am Aqua-Fit @ warm water pool
    Aqua-Fit @ warm water pool
    Dec 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
    Aqua-Fit is a fun, fast paced water work out that combines cardio, core, balance and strength training. This is an interval style...Read More
    8:30 am BodyPUMP @ Group Ex Studio
    BodyPUMP @ Group Ex Studio
    Dec 14 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
    BODYPUMP™ is the fastest way to shape up and lose body fat. It’s a toning and conditioning class with weights and is...Read More
    9:00 am Aqua-Fit
    Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
    Aqua-Fit is a fun, fast paced water work out that combines cardio, core, balance and strength training. This is an interval style...Read More
    9:00 am Gentle Yoga @ Mind / Body Studio
    Gentle Yoga @ Mind / Body Studio
    Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
    This class is ideal for anyone who enjoys a gentler, slower paced yoga class. This gentle stretch class is also suitable for...Read More
    9:00 am Young at Heart
    Young at Heart
    Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
    Young at Heart : This program is  for people with a history of heart issues. Location: Fitness Floor RSVP: Must register with...Read More
    9:30 am RPM @ Cycling Studio
    RPM @ Cycling Studio
    Dec 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    RPM™ is an indoor cycling class based on outdoor riding. You ride to inspirational music over the equivalent of 20-25 kilometres of...Read More
    9:45 am BodyVIVE @ Group Ex Studio
    BodyVIVE @ Group Ex Studio
    Dec 14 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
    BODYVIVE™ is a low impact, 55-minute class, integrating aerobic exercise for heart fitness, resistance training for strength and stability, and stretching and...Read More