About Dani "Vani" McGuire
Precise. Playful. Soulful.
Dani "Vani" has practiced yoga since 1995, beginning with Iyengar and currently having studied Integral, Yoga Therapy, and Prana Flow. Her teaching focuses on initiation of the present moment, awakening to self love, devotion, and play. She is author of Beginner and Beyond: A Hatha Yoga Practice available on itunes and columnist for elephantjournal.com, and founder of PranaYogaSchool.com. Dani leads teacher trainings and workshops at conferences and studios across the U.S.
Dani is also dedicated to teaching yoga to people with cancer and chronic pain. She is a Yoga Therapist and is registered with the International Association of Yoga Therapists. Her teacher and mentor is Jnani Chapman and she has received her certification through Integral Yoga Academy. Her goal is to make these services available to everyone living with cancer, regardless of their income.
Dani is committed to forming a partnership with every one of her students to serve them in finding peace, health, and a greater sense of well being wherever they may be in this moment. Learn more at PranaYogaFoundation.org.
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she is beautiful; mysterious she suffers and mourns, but moves in graceful waves. Dancing her pain back to the earth as she tosses her long limbs and dark hair. Speaking a language I do not understand..he understands; dark and wise; I Watchhim, watching her, with a fiery gaze that could permeate any body of water. I Seeher resist him the way I mold my feet into the sand and strengthen my connection to earth resisting the ocean’s current pulling me forward into it;until finally, the force is too much.I am swept beneath. she is swept onto him. Their bodies become one.I Feelthey weave like vines, I am one with them intertwined, We are One.I Wakecheeks wet, heart pounding a beat between loss and love, body shaking; trying to resist, and knowing we are held.