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