Deanna Aliano

Pilates and Massage Specialist

Deanna loves using movement to empower women in their healing journey.

Deanna has been in the health and wellness industry for over 30 years. She began her career as a massage therapist, specializing in biomechanics and myofascial work. This naturally led her to certifications in yoga, personal training, and Pilates. She considers herself a life-long learner, and continues to take workshops and classes to further her skills and offerings.

Deanna has a quite varied background, having taken coursework in many specialized areas such as Aerial Yoga, Thai Massage, Yoga Wall, Yoga for Scoliosis and Back Pain, Pilates Suspension Method, Myofascial Release, and so much more.

Deanna spent a year traveling the country with Wanderlust, teaching Aerial Yoga to a large and varied audience.

She was the creator of Aerial Thai massage, using the aerial hammock to assist in massage techniques, and she has written several books regarding yoga, movement protocols and injury prevention. She enjoys teaching people how to help themselves with movement and loves working with people that need a little extra problem solving to get their workout running smoothly!

Deanna is new to San Diego, having moved from the East Coast last year. She has two grown kids, a fantastic partner, and a bratty cockatiel.


  • Illustration (Watercolor, ink, and pencil).
  • Photography
  • Hiking the amazing California landscape
  • Road trips
  • Cooking