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Polishing to reveal the essence. Healing Body, Mind & Heart.
Danielle is sought after for her integrated, holistic yoga system that has many therapeutic applications, especially regarding musculoskeletal injuries and mental wellness. Garnet is offering heart warming hand crafted works to evoke joy and oneness with nature.
(MA, ERYT500, DYT1000, Reiki Master )

Danielle Vardakas

Danielle Vardakas (MA, ERYT500, DYT1000, Reiki Master ) has graduated with a masters degree summa cum laude in yogic studies and a mindfulness instructor certification from Naropa University. Originally from Philadelphia, she studied dance and art at the Philadelphia Creative & Performing Arts High School and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Temple University and the Tyler School of Art in 2001. Danielle fell in love with yoga in 1994 while dancing with a junior ballet company and began teaching yoga in 2000. Her practice continued to create balance in her body and mind through her professional dance career which included mainly Hip Hop and Breakin with a bit of Contemporary Modern. She was mentored by Cara Bradley of Verge Yoga. She is also strongly influenced by her teachers Dharma Mittra , John Friend and Kausthub Desikachar. Danielle is continuously training and has completed over 4000 hours of teacher training programs all over the globe. She is a registered 1000 hour Advanced Teacher with Dharma Yoga. Danielle & her family moved from Philadelphia to Vermont in winter 2009 where she had a yoga center


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