Lisa Model Schnall studied at University of Maryland earning a Bachelors of Science in Family Psychology and Health Education in 1992. After college she helped execute a wellness program for Merrill Lynch in New York and then went on to get a Masters in Early Childhood and Elementary Education at New York University and graduated in 1995.
In 1998, she did her first yoga teacher training with Cyndi Lee at Om Yoga Center in Manhattan. Lisa started to teach her students from her Elementary School classroom whenever possible. It was so effective with the children that she began teaching after school yoga programs for kids as well as other yoga classes for adults. Lisa completed a second yoga teacher certification with Allison Egan and became a registered yoga teacher 200 hours with Yoga Alliance in 2008. She is also in the process of working on her 500 hours with Bamboo Moves in Englewood, New Jersey.
Lisa has been exploring the uses of Essential Oils for the past fourteen years and recently completed a training on The Medicinal Uses of Essential Oils with David Crow, L.A.C., Founder, President of Floracopeia. She continues to learn and is in a program to become a certified Aroma therapist. Lisa is also a Reiki Level Two Practitioner; she studied with Reiki Master and Author Pamela Miles. She offers all of these life enhancing modalities and brings something unique to her yoga students. Lisa continues to teach many people as she raises her three children role-modeling how to stay present and keep grounded.