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Short-Form Bio (145 words):

Known as the “Mobility Maker,” Dana Santas CSCS*D, E-RYT, is a breathing, mobility, and mind-body coach in professional sports. She’s also a health & wellness expert for CNN, author of the book “Practical Solutions for Back Pain Relief,” inventor of the “Mobility Maker Bench,” and an international presenter on ways to breathe, move and feel better for performance enhancement and healthier, happier living.

Specializing in training athletes in MLB, NHL, NBA, NFL, MLS, PGA, WTA & WWE, Dana has nearly two decades of experience with 45+ professional sports teams and thousands of athletes worldwide, and is the creator of the YIT (Yoga-Inspired Training) Method for Athletes Coaching Certification.

She also proudly works with tactical athletes (military, special forces, first responders and veterans), including previously serving as exclusive mind-body coach to the Boston Fire Department, and currently serving as a wellness consultant to the Fairfax Criminal Justice Academy.

Bulleted Credentials Bio:

  • Known as the “Mobility Maker,” a Breathing, Mobility & Mind-Body Coach in professional sports with experience training/consulting with 45+ pro teams and hundreds of pro athletes in MLB, NHL, NFL, NBA, PGA & WTA
  • Mobility Consultant to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE/NXT)
  • Wellness Consultant to Fairfax Criminal Justice Academy and other tactical athletes (military, special forces, first responders and veterans)
  • Inventor of the “Mobility Maker Bench,” the most versatile training bench ever created
  • Best-selling Author of the Book “Practical Solutions for Back Pain Relief” (Althea Press 2018) and dozens of published articles
  • International Presenter on ways to breathe, move and feel better in our bodies and minds for performance enhancement and healthier, happier living.
  • Creator of the YIT (Yoga-Inspired Training) Method for Athletes Coaching Certification
  • Contributing Health & Wellness Expert for CNN
  • On-air Fitness Expert for Fox 13 and Daytime TV
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist with Distinction (CSCS*D), Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certified, Functional Movement Systems (FMS) Certified, OnBaseU, Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT), Extensive coursework with Postural Restoration Institute (PRI), and courses with ACSM, NSCA, NASM, TRX & Anatomy Trains
  • Regularly featured in media worldwide, including Sports Illustrated, ESPN Radio, Men’s Health, CNN, Self Magazine, Prevention, Shape, Oxygen, and more.

Mini Bio (50 words):

Dana Santas, AKA “Mobility Maker,” is a breathing, mobility, and mind-body coach in professional sports, a best-selling author, inventor, CNN health & wellness expert, and international presenter on ways to breathe, move and feel better for performance enhancement and healthier, happier living.

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