HYer DYnamic Health Discoveries dba HY-DY Inc.
HY-DY is an educational and charitable non-profit organization for Georgia. Its mission is to provide prevention/intervention programs, and products to underserved populations, and to those whose human potential or professional performance has been underestimated. Since its inception in 2002, it has developed trainings, education, and support products to individuals, groups, and organizations in need of health and human service programs.
HY-DY has touched the lives and raised health consciousness in groups throughout the world. Through its unique services, it has created the reputation of an organization that genuinely cares about improving health & self-healing in diverse populations. HY-DY has collaborated with several major organizations , public and private agencies to better serve diverse populations in a variety of settings. It has partnered with and or developed services for Lorton State Prison, The Andrew and Walter YMCA, Fort Valley State University, Peach Medical Center, The Early Family Practice Medical Center, The Village at Carver Family YMCA, Hillside Chapel and Truth Center, Bally Total Fitness Center, GA Obesity Task Force, and several Country Clubs and senior resident facilities providing research and evidence-based education programs.
HY-DY is a Service Provider for organizations , public and private agencies in need of wellness services and programs that are based in mindfulness e.g. Yoga (mat & chair) Protective Service training, mental health, Meditation, stress management and related services. HY-DY's instructors are trained to lead population- specific programs that have been designed and developed by its director Dr. Naima Lewis.
Dr Naima Lewis,
Naima Lewis received her Ph.D. in Education from the Univ. of California at Berkeley, her Masters in Movement Edu/Dance from Mills College, and her Bachelors in Health and Physical Education from Calif. St. Univ. at Los Angeles. Dr. Lewis has taught Personal & Community Health, Human Development, Fitness/Somatic Education, and Wellness courses as a full time, adjunct and visiting professor at U.C. Berkeley, Howard Univ., Clark Atl. Univ., Fort Valley St., Univ., Kennesaw St. Univ. and Florida A&M. She has been a catalyst in institutionalizing mind/body/spirit courses in several college departments, and has formulated core curriculum courses to support the educational objectives at many universities. Dr. Lewis has served as a consultant for CDC, DHHS, NIH and for nonprofit and for profit making agencies nationally. She has taught, performed, researched and/or lectured throughout the African diaspora, as well as in Europe and India. She is the author of the book Holistic Counseling: An Innovative Approach to Self-Empowerment and of several professional articles, MP3s and Mp4s used to further health and wellness.
Dr. Lewis, a futurist in pioneering holistic education concepts, has several decades of experience in designing, implementing and piloting, mental, physical and spiritually based programs that have impactedthe professional lives of innumerable participants internationally.
Naima is certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapist where she applies her vast knowledge in kinesiotherapy, Yoga, mental health, and mindfulness to help further understanding of human potential and humane health practices. Her trainings, lectures, workshops, classes and seminars are interactive, enlightening, and enjoyed by diverse groups from a variety of professions.
In 2002 Dr. Naima Lewis founded HYer DYnamic Health Discoveries (HY-DY Inc.) where she and her staff provide in-person and online services in Wellness and whole human development. She is the director and Master Trainer for HY-DY's Yoga Teacher Training School, which renders personal and professional development courses, CEUs and international certification under Yoga Alliance. Graduates from this school have gone on to develop mindful based education programs in colleges, correctional institutions, schools, clinics, and for a variety of public and private agencies.
Dr. Naima Lewis lecturing at Patanjali Univ., Haridwar, India
Dr. Naima Lewis - Program Director
Dr. Deepak Chopra and Dr. Naima Lewis circa 2017