Dhana is a wonderful yoga teacher. She is very knowledgeable about yoga, has a warm personality and infinite patience. For someone like me, who was born with limited flexibility, Dhana always has alternate ways to do the asanas. She has inspired me to keep up my yoga practice at home and away. Thanks to her inspiration, even in the foothills of China, I carry my mat with me.
— Joan Cockell,Kashgar, China
Dhana's teaching is a great inspiration. Her classes are a solace to my daily stresses- she helps me bring out the spiritual awareness and stillness that I tend to forget otherwise. With Dhana each asana is taught holistically, where she not only teaches the poses correctly with proper alignment, safety, props, etc, but she also teaches us the benefits, meanings and functions behind them from a spiritual place, which is such a huge part of yoga and yet often forgotten. She also almost instinctively knows how to accomodate and adjust to each individual's needs, whatever stage of their yoga journey he or she may be at. Dhana truly makes you feel like you are in the best of hands. Only her classes go by to quickly! I cherish her as a friend and a mentor.
— Yuri Berwick
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