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Dr. Milescu received her undergraduate degree in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry and Psychology from Hofstra University. Dr. Dacia Milescu is trained as a podiatric surgeon.  

After finishing her undergraduate studies, she entered medical school and graduated from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1995. She was trained as a Foot and Ankle Surgeon completing a 3-year residency after Podiatric Medical School from 1995-1998. She was a board-qualified Podiatric Surgeon from 1996-2004. She was board certified as a foot surgeon with ABPS in 2004. She earned her status as a Fellow in the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons in August 2004 and earned fellow status specializing in diabetic wound care in 2008 joining Fellow status with the American Professional Wound Care Association.

Dr. Milescu now devotes her full-time teaching future medical professionals, while part-time, she devotes her time to helping others achieve Fitness and Wellness.

She transitioned from private podiatric practice with weekend emergency surgeries for diabetic foot infections to full-time teaching mainly Anatomy & Physiology and Microbiology, and on occasion Nutrition, Pathophysiology, and general Biology since in 2010.

When you are guided by Dr. Milescu, her classroom management style leads with inspiration and demonstrates a simplified directive, reinforcing incentive, and positive guidance. The teaching style is motivational, honest, and innovative, thus engaging students to aim for their best. Dr. Milescu can understand the diversified learning needs of students online and in person. She encourages using technologies in daily activities and implementing exceptional online instructional classroom applications alongside hands on learning in lab.

Dr. Milescu combines dual careers in higher education, serving the community as Adjunct Faculty member for Unitek- Brookline College Online, and Herzing University Online.

Dr. Milescu has surgical, clinical, and academic knowledge alongside extensive fitness/wellness training certifications in Pilates, Yoga, Meditation, Energy Healing, and Wellness Coaching.

Her certifications in the Holistic Wellness field extends from a diversified array of holistic wellness focus to include Yoga, Pilates, Reiki, and Human Movement Science.

• Red Sun Yoga Teacher Training Hatha Yoga 2008- 200 Hours

• Sadhana Yoga Vinyasa Online 150 Hours

• Prenatal Yoga Certification 200 Hours 2010

• Kids Yoga certification 150 Hours 2011

• Yoga Teacher Training 2013- 200 Hours 2013

• Advanced Certification Pranic Healing 2012

• Usui Reiki Master Level Certification Energy Healing 2016

• Holy Fire II Master Level Training Energy Healing 2017

• Advanced Therapeutic Pilates Certification- Special Populations: 6-month online program 2019

• Brook Bush Institute- Human Movement Specialist Program (current continuing education)

The journey to health and wellness began with competing as an elite level, division 1 gymnast which resulted in multiple acute and chronic injuries, causing major physical change. A decade later, a car accident worsened her chronic back and hip issues. With the help of her rehab team of physical therapists and chiropractic care, she was guided and introduced to the holistic wellness world. She became a leader in the fitness/wellness industry with multiple trainings and certifications in the holistic health field since 2007. She transitioned from private podiatric practice with weekend emergency surgeries for diabetic foot infections, to full time teaching Anatomy & Physiology in 2012. She started teaching anatomy in a personal training school in 2008, and later, a massage therapy program in 2010. The rest is history! Dr. Milescu has taught Anatomy & Physiology, and other related Health Science courses since 2010.

She is a daily inspiration to those with physical challenges having had bilateral hip replacements in her late forties, and multiple severe bouts of acute, and chronic pain for several years due to herniated discs and disc bulges L-1 to L-5. Despite all her health challenges, she continuously strived to exercise, eat healthy, and be an example of resilience to her family, friends, and clients. She owned and managed Serenity Now Yoga Corp. on ground in Longwood Florida from January 11, 2010, to June 30th, 2022.


About Dr. Dacia Milescu

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