about dylan

Dylan Mariah is a Registered Nurse, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Reiki Master Teacher, Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 500hr), and a Fitness and Zumba® Instructor.  

Dylan's office is located at Tobey Village Office Park, 20 Office Park Way in Pittsford, NY.

To schedule an appointment, email Dylan at dylan@dylanmariah.com or call (585) 200-4646.

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Dylan Mariah • 20 Office Park Way • Pittsford, NY 14534 • (585) 200-4646  • email: dylan@dylanmariah.com

Natural Healing: 

Dylan is an experienced holistic health practitioner who has offered a unique blend of energy balancing techniques since the early 1980’s when she first studied Polarity Therapy and Therapeutic Touch. She completed additional natural healing and massage therapy trainings at the Santa Fe College of Natural Medicine and Heartwood Institute and practiced as a licensed massage therapist in New Mexico until 2001.

She became a Usui Reiki Master in 1994 and has since completed several additional Reiki Master trainings, including the Karuna Reiki Master training with William Rand, the traditional Japanese Usui Reiki at the Master (Shinpiden) Level with Frans Steine, and the Komyo Reiki Master training with Hyakuten Inamoto.

Her energy balancing sessions incorporate these varied approaches to Reiki, with guided meditations and breathing techniques, aromatherapy, sound healing techniques, polarity therapy and therapeutic touch.
Dylan has additional training in Cymatherapy, Aromatherapy and guided meditation.  Since 1994 Dylan has taught natural healing techniques to others as well as all levels of Reiki trainings. 

Health Education: 

Dylan is a Registered Nurse with many years of experience and study in health and wellness. She has worked as a rehabilitation, general medicine, geriatric and psychiatric nurse and now offers health screenings and health education for private and business clients.

She presents workshops and classes on holistic approaches to support addiction recovery, stress management, meditation and healthy eating at local fitness facilities, mental health agencies and in her private practice.  Dylan’s passion in her Nursing and Health Education work is to help people enjoy making sustainable lifestyle adjustments.­­­­­

Fitness and Zumba® Instructor:

Dylan has been a Fitness Instructor since 1987 and was a Master Trainer for Fitour®. Dylan has been certified through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America as a Group Exercise Instructor since 1987 and has completed numerous additional trainings since that time with the Aquatic Exercise Association, Silver Sneakers®, the Arthritis Foundation, Silver and Fit®, Zumba® & the YMCA. She is a licensed Zumba instructor and she continues to teach a variety of Fitness and Zumba class formats and specialty exercise classes at local community centers, corporate locations and fitness facilities in the Rochester, NY area.​ 

Transformational Counseling:

Dylan has provided client-centered counseling for individuals, couples, families and groups since earning her Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from Lesley College in 1983. Since then, she has worked in Outpatient Community Mental Health Centers, Inpatient Behavioral Health and Chemical Dependency Units, Day Treatment and Intensive Outpatient Programs.

She has served as a clinical coordinator for outpatient mental health and family development programs, provided staff education and development and has taught psychology classes at the college level. She has also provided workshops related to personal growth, healthy eating, healing body image and spiritual development since 1983 and was a regular presenter at the Desert High Conference in Socorro, New Mexico.

As a psychotherapist, Dylan draws on both traditional and alternative techniques. She offers a unique and dynamic style of therapy informed by her studies and practice of gestalt therapy, guided imagery, mindfulness meditation techniques and  body centered focusing.

Each session is geared to meet the unique needs of her clients and seeks to enrich and support in meaningful ways. All services are confidential and conducted with an attitude of deep respect for the client's unique process and needs.


Dylan offers beginning, intermediate, advanced, mixed level, gentle and chair yoga classes and private consultations. Her classes are user-friendly and infused with a deep understanding of the dynamics of positive change and the spiritual foundations of yoga.  Dylan's creative blend of the best of Kripalu, vinyasa flow and hatha styles of yoga is then geared to the specific needs of participants.

Dylan has completed numerous Yoga Teacher Trainings and Workshops, including the 200 hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training, the 200 hour Open Sky Yoga Teacher Training and several fitness-style Yoga Teacher Trainings. She completed her 300 hour YTT at Open Sky Yoga as well as her Level One Baptiste Yoga training in August of 2019.

Dylan has studied with senior Kripalu teachers since the early 1980’s including Don Stapleton's course in Self Awakening Yoga. She has also taken workshops and classes with Baron Baptiste, Gregor Singleton, Dharma Mittra and David Swenson, Ellen Saltonstall, Suzie Hurley and Todd Norian, and continues to study Iyengar, Power and Anusara yoga and to return to Kripalu to further her own practice.

Dylan also carries the designations of E-RYT 500 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher- 500 hours) and YACEP with the Yoga Alliance.