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This class is taught by:

Daniel Gwinn

My journey with yoga started over 10 years ago. I was fortunate to have trained with Linda Makowski, E-RYT, and other inspiring teachers for several years. Through my introduction to yoga I attended many workshops including Anusara with Desiree Rumbaugh, Matthew Sanford, Patricia Walden, Cyndi Lee, Jason Crandell, Shamanasana and Chakra workshops with Nancy McCaochan, Yoga Camp, Inward Bound Yoga in Brooklyn, MI and YAGD Yoga Day in Troy. I focus my classes on Hatha Yoga and have been told my classes lean towards a gentle, but challenging view of practice. I emphasize a non-judgmental teaching style with a focus on alignment and enhancements to classic yoga postures to lead the student toward his or her edge. Outside of teaching yoga, I am lawyer and partner in a small law firm in Birmingham, MI, with a practice concentration representing providers of residential care programs for persons with disabilities.

Arlene De Massa

I was drawn to yoga because it purifies and integrates body, mind, and spirit. In my classes, I emphasize on the breath, balance and rounding as a foundation of Asana and begin to introduce yoga into daily life. In 1991, I trained in Denver to be certified as a Callanetics instructor. I taught Callanetics for two year in West Bloomfield. I have been practicing yoga since 1999. Yoga has changed my life. My passion for yoga has led me to open Yoga Now in 2003. I hold an RYT teaching certificate from Richard Rahn at Yoga Now. I enjoy travel, cooking and decorating in any spare time.

This class works on developing core strength and stretches for the back and hips, as well as deep breathing - 3 main causes of back pain.


Upcoming classes:

  • Sun Sep 24 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Daniel Gwinn
  • Mon Sep 25 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Arlene De Massa
  • Fri Sep 29 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Arlene De Massa
  • Sun Oct 01 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Stephanie Williams
  • Mon Oct 02 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Arlene De Massa
  • Fri Oct 06 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Arlene De Massa
  • Sun Oct 08 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Stephanie Williams
  • Mon Oct 09 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Arlene De Massa
  • Fri Oct 13 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Arlene De Massa
  • Sun Oct 15 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Stephanie Williams
  • Mon Oct 16 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Arlene De Massa
  • Fri Oct 20 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Arlene De Massa
  • Sun Oct 22 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Stephanie Williams
  • Mon Oct 23 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Arlene De Massa
  • Fri Oct 27 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Arlene De Massa