Daniel has two teaching certificates from his studies in Mysore, India and teaches Vinyasa yoga with roots in Ashtanga. Daniel’s teaching is laced with a sense of humor and a down-to-earth attitude that makes yoga accessible to anyone willing to show up for the gig. You’re living your dream... don’t miss it.
2005 - Starts as a substitute teacher at Runyon Canyon Yoga.
2006 – Completes teacher apprenticeship in Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga in Mysore, India with Sri V. Sheshadri, as well as studies in Yoga Therapy with Dr. V. Nagaraj. Starts permanent position as teacher at Runyon Canyon Yoga.
2007 – Starts evening classes (Sunset Yoga) at Runyon Canyon.
2008 – Interviewed by KTLA for story on Sunset Yoga classes. Publishes yoga and travel book, “Leaving Stress Behind”. Spearheads 5-day benefit classes for the Greater West Hollywood Food Coalition, an organization that has been feeding the homeless every day since 1987. Starts Black Market Yoga (evening classes in non-traditional yoga venues).
2009 – Records album of “yoga music” with his Dharma Gypsys project. Begins writing for LA Yoga Magazine. Teaches first yoga class at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, “Yoga on the Dark Side of the Moon” (to the music of Pink Floyd).
2010 – Returns to Mysore, India and studies Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga with BNS Iyengar, mediation and yogic philosophy with Nagaraj S. Pande and Swara yoga with HR Shuresh.
WITH V. SHESHADRI
WITH B.N.S. IYENGAR
WITH NAGARAJA S. PANDE
WITH MANJU PATTABHI JOIS
2011 – Heads the Los Angeles leg of Yoga Stops Traffick, a one-day, global event to stop human trafficking.
2012 – Begins teaching corporate classes. Heads 2nd year of Yoga Stops Traffick in Los Angeles.
2013 – Produces one-hour yoga video, “Live at Runyon Canyon”.
2014 - Records second Dharma Gypsys album.
2015 – Publishes “Yoga for Musicians” as feature article in LA Yoga Magazine.
2016 - Leads two day yoga fundraiser for the people defending Standing Rock.
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