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Jen Hilgert, CMT

I’m so grateful to know David. My overall health and well being has greatly improved since I’ve started taking his classes. He has incredible knowledge of the body, giving great instruction on alignment and breathing. David also brings wonderful insight to each class. I always walk away with a new perspective on my life, emotions, […]

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D. H.

David is a wonderful yoga teacher.  He manages to be very specific about alignment and healthy poses while also bringing in the broader picture of how the mind and body can work together to improve one’s life.  His is the one yoga class I will get myself to. I’ve also taken private classes, which fixed […]

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Joshua Kauffman

I encountered David at Namaste yoga, where he was filling in for a colleague. In comparison to instructors at several other studios in Berkeley and Oakland that I frequent, David was superior. There are a few things about David that make him uniquely gifted: 1. he is perceptive — he looks and listens carefully to […]

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Leah Pearlman

I just wanted to take a moment let you know how much i appreciate your gift as a yoga teacher. I find your invitation to come to the edge without going over the exact amount of encouragement and acceptance that has allowed my practice to deepen and blossom over the last year. And, as you […]

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Jessica Montesano

I’ve been going to David’s classes consistently for almost a year now and he is amazing!  He is sensitive to injuries and always has practical suggestions to work through whatever is happening in your body at the time.  At the same time, his classes are challenging and fresh, incorporating typical asanas of an anusara class […]

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Karma Raines

I didn’t really want to go to yoga class today, I was feeling lazy, but I dragged myself into David’s class and once again left inspired! My background of yoga is that I have attended classes pretty consistently once or twice per week or the past 10 years (beginner and intermediate) both in the UK […]

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Adam Coutts

I have taken classes with at least a hundred yoga teachers over the past twenty-two years, both in the USA and India, and I have to rank David as near the top in terms of teachers that I have gotten positive value from taking classes with. David is of course skilled at normal yoga teacher […]

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