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Dana Davis

Dana Davis, MA, CYT, is a Senior Certified Balance Teacher by the Balance Center in Palo Alto, California, where she has studied and worked with Jean Couch (author of The Runner’s Yoga Book) since 1996. She has practiced yoga since 1984 and is a graduate of the 3-year Advanced Studies Program at the Yoga Room in Berkeley (a 500-hour program). She has studied Restorative Yoga with Judith Lasater, and is a certified “Relax and Renew” Trainer. She became certified by Elise Miller to teach Yoga for Scoliosis in 2013. In 2017 she was certified by Dr. Loren Fishman to teach Yoga for Osteoporosis. She has also completed advanced studies with Richard Miller, Ph.D., in Yoga Nidra/iRest.

She has a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A. in Spirituality and was a professional Flamenco dancer for 7 years in San Francisco, performing twice in the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival. Dana has also studied Afro-Haitian dance, Congolese dance, Belly dance, Tai Chi, and Karate. She also completed a 3-year training program at the Authentic Movement Institute in Berkeley, and a 9-month training with the Hendricks Institute in Breathwork and Movement Therapy.


“Dana is a skillful, effective teacher who brings joy and passion to her work. In just fifteen hours, I learned the basics of correct standing, sitting, walking, bending and sleeping, which alleviated much of my chronic pain. Thanks, Dana.”

-Silke Greiner
Fairfax, CA