What to expect in David’s Classes: David creates thoughtful sequences for his students and is adept in offering insightful cues on how to properly and mindfully ease into each pose, maximizing the benefits of yoga. He highlights the importance of the transition into a pose as well as the pose itself. David guides his students in integrating breath and movement in slow flow and strengthening practices. He also incorporates student requests and offers modifications to best suit their bodies.
Throughout his classes, students experience a focus on awareness, mindfulness, breath and balance. The objective is to find a symmetry between effort and ease, strength and flexibility, as well as extension and stability. His classes are designed to promote grounding and calmness, energized by curiosity and playfulness.
David has an eye for alignment and enjoys assisting students to find whole body connection.
When not doing yoga, David likes spending time with his cats, working in the garden, getting out into nature and volunteering for environmental restoration and education.
Main Influences/Styles/Traditions: Chiara Guerrieri, Tracy Hodgeman, Misha Kellner-Rogers, Michael Dennis and Karen Gamble. An eclectic mix of body movement and strengthening including Iyengar, vinyasa and hatha yoga, mindfulness meditation and pranayama.