A Veteran Teacher Of Yoga and a Movement Artist ...
Dar is a seasoned yoga instructor with 40 years of teaching classes, workshops, and leading teacher training in a variety of yoga styles. Her background is in Modern Dance and Movement Therapy, (BS Degree from University of Wisconsin, Maadison. Also holds a Bikram Teacher credential, a 200-hour certification in Hot Vinyasa, and a 50-hour Yin credential from Bernie Clark, and 45 hrs with mindfulness expert, Jon Kabat-Zinn.
Dar has logged in over 22,000 teaching hours, spanning the globe.
Her signature class was "Bikram's Beginning Yoga Class" which she taught at dozens of studios from 1980-present. She is in the registry of national Yin Teachers and has created multiple levels of Yin Immersions. A fun, juicy Vinyasa Flow from the heart and breath, is also essential to her package of offerings. Dar trains teachers in Yin Yoga, and Vinyasa Flow all over the USA, all the way to the Gold Coast of Australia. Her masterful Yin Yoga is a featured workshop at Bhakti Fest every year!
Aroma Yin, and Chakra Aroma Yoga are other signature workshops. Years studying aromatherapy, and being one of the first to employ aroma into yoga sessions, Dar infuses into her YIN WORKSHOPS the sweetness of nature using her small batch therapeutic grade mists and oils.. These 2-3 hour long, famous, Aroma Yin Immersions are often referred to as a "Bliss Out!"
YIN 1 (18 hrs) and YIN 2, (18 hrs) are offered many times a year. Trainings are open to other professionals, and anyone interested in the Yin side of Yoga practice. Yoga teachers receive 18 CE credits for this training as well. More about upcoming training is on the "Workshop and Training" page.
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"THE SIMPLICITY OF YIN BELIES ITS PROFUNDITY." Josh Summers
"Dar, your BIKRAM classes are consistently the best I have every taken. You are a step above... and then comes the Vinyasa flow and Yin.. Masterful at all! Every studio should have you."
"After taking your amazing Bikram class...I knew I had to be there for the next workshop!
It was seriously Life Changing for me!!!
Every week, Dar teaches several classes around Madison, WI.
HOT YOGA, SLOW FLOW, YIN,
Canceled until further notice due to Covid
INVITE DAR to GUEST TEACH!
Dar is available to professionally present Yin Immersions/Master classes, YIN Teacher Training, Workshops, and a variety of hot/or not hot, Vinyasa, orthodox Bikram, or SLOW FLOW/Yin.
Contact for terms:
Up coming: MINI YIN TRAINING, to be announced (covid restrictions)
Canceled until further notice.. HEART OF YIN PART 1
Inner Fire Yoga at
Owl's Nest retreat, Cross Plains Wisconsin
JUNE 6 and 7,
tentative until re-opening
This is also an optional Yin retreat without the training and CE credits, simply a getaway with 6 hours of Yin and some outdoor practices. Contact: