Steffany Moonaz PhD
Yoga Therapist, Researcher
Steffany Moonaz, PhD, RYT 500 is a yoga therapist and researcher in Baltimore, MD. She began investigating the importance of mind-body activities at just 3 years old, and has always had a passion and a curiosity about the healing power of mindful movement. Dr. Moonaz spent 8 years at Johns Hopkins University, creating and evaluating a yoga program for individuals with the chronic diseases of rheumatoid and osteoarthritis. She is now on the faculty at the Maryland University of Integrative Health, which offers the only Masters of Science in Yoga Therapy, and is the Director of Health Coaching for Corporate Health Solutions in Jamison, PA. Dr. Moonaz works to bring yoga to people with arthritis in communities nationwide, while educating yoga teachers about the unique needs of this population. She also serves as a mentor for several emerging researchers who are working to study the effects of yoga for various health conditions.