Diana Lara is a professional dancer and a registered somatic movement educator. She graduated from the choreography program of the Center for Research and Choreography at the Mexican National Institute of Fine Arts and from the Somatic Research and Participatory Arts program at Moving-on-Center in Oakland. In 2011, she graduated from the Body-Mind Centering® certification program on Developmental Movement. Diana has taught dance and somatic classes for 25 years in North and Central America, to older adults, professional dancers, and women recovering from domestic violence and trauma. Currently, Diana teaches at On Lok 30th Street Senior Center.