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Textile Patterns * Yoga Instructor * Ayurvedic Wellness Practitioner


Endlessly searching the globe for delicious eats, exotic artwork, unique antique textiles, the perfect photo and of course, a good cup of coffee.

TEXTILES & ART

I’ve been collecting and selling antique textiles to designers in fashion and home furnishings for over 9 years. I currently work out of San Francisco. Please email daynaholli@gmail.com to inquire about a design appointment with your company.

YOGA

My journey with yoga began in 2005 in New York City, coincidentally at a studio named “Balanced Yoga”. It was my first in-studio yoga class other than the Seane Corn videos I practiced with at home. Soon after, I started taking beginner yoga classes with Chrissy Carter at Yogaworks and fondly remember her smile, sweet passion and patience as she gently taught me the basics. Over the years yoga came in and out of my life as I swapped it with other forms of exercise: running, kickboxing, spinning. I was drawn to spiritual lectures and teachers that had a way of messaging their wisdom throughout the asana practice and especially during savasana. The quotes, the cherished life stories and ancient textural knowledge, the pouring of their inner feelings out into the open space perhaps making them vulnerable, had many times over, given me peace and freedom in my own mind and heart.

I am so thankful to have received my 200hr. RYT this year and hope to share with others the beauty of yoga!

Classes include:

Foster City Athletic Club, Foster City, CA Saturday 9:30-10:30am

Codexis (private office yoga), Redwood City, CA

Sharon Heights Country Club, Palo Alto, CA

AYURVEDA

In 2011 I began studying Ayurveda and now am in my 2nd year to become an Ayurvedic Wellness Practitioner. Ayurveda is the Indian life-science of holistic medicine which emphasizes a specialized routine, diet and exercise program for each person based on the presence and percentage of the 5 elements (space, wind, fire, water, earth – akasha, vayu, tejas, aap, prithvi) in their body. To determine one’s dosha(s) or operating energy (vata, pitta, kapha) one can take an Ayurvedic body constitution analysis in the form of questions which assesses physical and mental qualities.

As all of the 5 elements (space, wind, fire, water, earth) are found in nature and also within our bodies, there is a tendency for our bodies to be affected by changes in weather, location and of course diet and lifestyle. Attention is placed on leading a balanced life through nourishment of proper foods and a regularly scheduled meals and activities and exercise. Surrounding oneself with positivity and cultivating values of love, truth, kindness, gratitude and being in service to others in some way brings an energetic value to our lives.

If you are interested in learning more or would like to inquire about an appointment please email me: daynaholli@gmail.com

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Upcoming Yoga Classes

  • Yoga- Foster City Athletic Club April 19, 2014 at 9:30 am – 10:30 am 1159 Chess Dr Foster City, CA 94404
  • Yoga April 20, 2014 at 10:30 am – 11:30 am Atherton, CA, United States
  • SHCC April 21, 2014 at 9:30 am – 10:45 am
  • Codexis April 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 200 Penobscot Drive, Redwood City, CA 94063
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