‘Yoga is an entirely personal process for every individual and we can touch it in every moment of our lives, not just on a rectangular mat.’ - That is Dans’ philosophy. He believes that you can’t teach yoga, you can only facilitate other peoples’ journey to find a perfectly organic way of practicing for them, something that he calls ‘Yoga Like Water’. He is just as likely to be found experimenting with these concepts free-diving; surfing; on a slack-line or rock face as in the many studios that he runs sessions in around the country.
With adventures at medical school; as a science teacher; pyrotechnic installation artist; renovating an ancient farmhouse in France; raising and home educating his two daughters on a canal boat just to name a few, he has certainly ignored any imaginary ‘rules’ that society might have. He has always tried to ‘live his yoga’, exploring the mental boundaries of the debilitating anxiety that originally brought him to it as a teenager.
He spreads this philosophy through his unique Yoga Like Water Immersive Teacher Training with some of the most inspiring yoga tutors in the UK, who are all equally passionate about their subject. He is married to Gemma, a Yoga Therapist, who never has any shortage of work with Dan around!
Image: Drishti Yoga Photography
Challenges with Dan
Get strong, take flight and infuse the rest of your practice with strength and confidence.
Refresh your yoga with this off the mat movement challenge!
Yoga to Build Strength
Get strong in body and mind by building your physical strength and personal power.
Move Into Calm: Yoga to reset and recentre
Reset and recentre with yoga classes to help balance anxiety.
Ten Day Breath Challenge
Reduce stress with these breathing techniques.
Small Steps to change
Classes of 30 minutes and under to develop a sustainable yoga practice for life. It's the smallest steps that can lead to the greatest transformations.
Time to Breathe
Classes to support key workers who are overstretched. Short classes to practice any time and anywhere.
Home Yoga Retreat 3
The third home yoga retreat from MFML exploring lessons from lockdown and moving forward.
The Strength Challenge
Classes to help you to build strength and apply your strength to more challenging yoga poses.
Playful yoga classes to take outdoors for a greater connection with nature.