Danny Coates-Finke

Teacher

Danny Coates-Finke hails from New Mexico. He holds a BFA in acting from Syracuse University and is a 200 hour Yoga teacher certification from at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. His practice is grounded in traditional yoga, but incorporates a variety of disciplines, including Alexander technique, Tai Chi, and Linklater vocal work. His classes focus on breath, body awareness, and emotional literacy. His passion is expansive awareness- building a mental and spiritual home big enough to accept, learn from, and eventually love everything life offers.

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Yoga Inspiration

Swami Kripalu, Grace Jull, Coby Kozlowski, Michelle Dalbec, Ruth Anne Lundeberg, Dharma Mittra, T. K. V. Desikachar

Favorite Style of Yoga

I like any style that focuses on mindfulness, alignment and the breath. Sometimes I need an energizing and creative flow and sometimes I am drawn to a meditative yin practice. I love the variety of yoga, and am always curious to find new ideas in new practices.

Quote

“The success of Yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships.”

― T.K.V. Desikachar

Interests

Everybody! Folks interested in finding a yoga that suits their particular anatomy, lifestyle, and passion.