Dionne C. Monsanto


Dionne C. Monsanto is a bestselling author, speaker, and holistic wellness coach that creates the space for her clients to realize their goals and build better versions of themselves.

She’s taught thousands of yoga/dance classes internationally. She has appeared on TV, radio, print ads, and magazines. She leads the way calling us to live life INjoy. Her belief is that we can collectively change the world if we each build a joy-filled body to support the lives we want to live. Monsanto has inspired communities and transformed clients all over the world. She is a native New Yorker and global citizen.

As a passionate mental health advocate, Monsanto currently sits on the National Chapter Leadership Council for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and is a former NYC AFSP Board Chair. She is a certified mental health first aid trainer and was one of the inaugural members of AFSP’s National Diversity Workgroup. Monsanto is the former Executive Director of The Siwe Project, a global non-profit named for her deceased daughter which promoted mental health awareness in the global African diaspora.

She is a helper who loves cooking, music and laughter. She sees them all as moving meditations.

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