Donna Marie Vigilante M.A., J.D., RYT 200 has been a yoga practitioner since 1994. Her teachers include senior teachers Betsey Downing, Desiree Rambaugh, Jaye Martin, and Martin Kirk. She completed her 200 hours (RYT) of yoga Anusara Teacher Training Program with Betsey Downing at Garden of the Heart Yoga Center in Sarasota Florida in 2005 and yet, did not become a certified Anusara teacher because she has her own style of teaching yoga. Donna Marie is a certified 1st and 2nd Reiki Healer.
Donna Marie owns and operates Mountain Yoga and Healing in Maryville Tennessee. She also leads workshops for corporations and large groups in the East Tennessee area. She works privately with individual people addressing their particular needs. Donna Marie also has taught for Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. Donna Marie holds a Masters in Psychology from the University of North Florida and a Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law.