- MS ED, University of Pennsylvania, School of Education<br/>
BS,The George Washington University
- Pleasance is an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Counselor, Holistic Health Coach, Author, Death Doula, Inner Voice Guide, Mind- Body Skills Facilitator and Adjunct Faculty at The American University and Maryland University of Integrative Health. She loves integrating the science of well being into daily life. She teaches from the foundations of evidence-based Positive Psychology and weaves the practices of many wisdom traditions. She is the founder of THRIVE & The LOLA Community an online holistic wellness school based in a community care model. Pleasance is the author of Delight: 8 Principles for Living with Joy And Ease, published in 2016 and the host of the LOLA Community Podcast, since 2018. As founder of lil omm Yoga Studio, the Co-Founder of The National Kids Yoga Conference and Septima Clark Public Charter School, Pleasance is passionate about bringing well being into a variety of communities In higher education she taught Mindful Explorations, Strategies in Stress Management, Lifestyle Ayurveda and in the AU Community Experience program. She facilitates Mind-Body Medicine Skills Groups, Stress Management and Self-Care workshops and retreats.
HLTH-250 Strategies in Stress Managemnt