Lisa Drago



Lisa is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT) and a nationally certified group exercise instructor and personal trainer with 32 years of experience in the fitness industry. Her specialty is multi-level Hatha Yoga classes. Visit this website for more information.

Lisa's main writing interests are topics of religion and spirituality. Read her Soaring with God blog

CONTEST AWARDS:

  • April 21, 2012 -- Third Place prize in the 2012 Charlotte Wise Memorial poetry contest (subject: America's heritage or culture) from the Poetry Society of Virginia for her poem, "Monongah's Miners," which commemorated the 1907 coal mining explosion in Monongah, WV that took the lives of 500 men and boys.


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    Published works:

  • January 13, 2013--"Yoga Sestina" at The Camel Saloon


  • Winter 2013 - "Locked Away" at Westward Quarterly (PRINT)--with the editor's approval, poem also posted at Soaring with God blog


  • December 2012--Spirit of St. Bart's--"Monongah's Miners," which commemorated the 1907 coal mining explosion in Monongah, WV that took the lives of 500 men and boys.

  • Aug 29, 2012-- "The Cider Mill" atEvery Day Poets


  • July 9, 2012--"Mutual Birthday" at vox poetica


  • July 3, 2012-- "Tending Each Moment" at The Camel Saloon


  • June 1, 2012--"Hermitage" at Eunoia Review


  • March 8, 2012--"Egret Time" at vox poetica


  • 2012--"Only You" at vox poetica prompts page

  • 2012--"Aches" at Poets on the Great Recession

     
  • 2012--"Strands of Time" at vox poetica prompts page

  • Feb 18, 2010--in Hangar Soaring,the official publication of the Women Soaring Pilots Association. The story, entitled "A Glider Ride," was co-authored by John Cabeen


  • "The Search for Father Bachelot: First Catholic Missionary to the Hawaiian Islands (1827-1837)" in Journal of Forensic Sciences, March 1997. Under the name Lisa M. Willacker with co-author Michael Pietrusewsky


  • "Getting It Just Right" (Success Story) in SHAPE Magazine, April 2001. Under the name Lisa M. Willacker


  • Personal reflection on profession ceremony (untitled) in BSP Newsletter, August 2008


  • "Soaring with God" in BSP Newsletter, August 2009




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