Danielle Mika Nagel

Danielle Mika Nagel is an Experienced Yoga Alliance Registered yoga teacher and Meditation teacher.

She completed her initial YA Teacher Training under the guidance of certified teachers in the styles of Ashtanga, Anusara and Iyengar. Nagel completed additional teacher trainings in Yin yoga, the 200hr YA Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga, Primordial Sound Meditation and Perfect Health (Ayurveda) at the Chopra Center of Wellbeing in Carlsbad, California and a 500hr certification with the American Yoga Academy. In her classes, she integrates yogic philosophy to bring a sense of awareness to your practice both on and off the mat.

Danielle Mika Nagel is the Director of Studio Development for the Chopra yoga Centers in Vancouver and Toronto. She is a member of the teacher faculty for the Chopra Center. She teaches yoga and meditation, and co-leads teacher trainings and events throughout North America. Nagel is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post and My Yoga on Gaia. She is originally from Los Angeles and is an ambassador for Lululemon Athletica. She has also done TV commercials and voice over work for other companies in the States. In addition to yoga, she has taught vocal, dance, and fitness classes in California, Hawaii and Washington and is certified by the American Counsel on Exercise as a Group Fitness teacher. Prior to her yoga career, she performed professionally in Broadway shows (Cats, Miss Saigon, Beauty and Beast and The Hunchback of Notre Dame) for six years in Germany. Nagel is fluent in Japanese and can manage German.


    Relax and Unwind Video
    Relax and Unwind (August 2014)
    31 minutes
    Unwind and slow down with this evening flow practice from Danielle Mika Nagel. In this sequence, focus on releasing tension in the hips and creating space throughout the body. An emphasis will also be placed on the areas of ...
    Available worldwide
    Power Vinyasa for Strength Video
    Power Vinyasa for Strength
    52 minutes
    A creative, vinyasa practice designed to work your entire body.
    Available worldwide
    A.M. Slow Flow Video
    A.M. Slow Flow (September 2014)
    22 minutes
    This practice will start with slow movements to stimulate the flow of energy through your joints including hips. We will then incorporate some basic breathing exercises to increase energy throughout the body and mind.
    Available worldwide
    Advanced Power For Strength And Flexibility Video
    Advanced Power For Strength And Flexibility (September 2013)
    51 minutes
    Danielle Mika Nagel guides us in this practice geared for increasing strength and flexibility throughout the body. An emphasis will be placed on opening the shoulders, hips, lengthening hamstrings and strengthening the core ...
    Available worldwide
    Power Vinyasa For A-Types Video
    Power Vinyasa For A-Types (June 2013)
    43 minutes
    A-types are ambitious, strong willed, intelligent and thrive on challenges. However, A-types can become easily unbalanced and feel angry and irritable. This asana practice with Danielle Mika Nagel will be challenging yet ...
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    Gentle Hatha for Strength and Stability Video
    Gentle Hatha for Strength and Stability (September 2012)
    41 minutes
    A slow hatha class with Danielle Mika Nagel that is suited for everyone. Whether you are new to yoga or have been practicing for years, this slow but strong practice will leave you feeling more grounded and energized for the ...
    Available worldwide
    Meditate for Gratitude Video
    Meditate for Gratitude (December 2013)
    30 minutes
    This meditation is focused around forgiveness and gratitude.
    Available worldwide
    Chakra Toning Video
    Chakra Toning (February 2013)
    28 minutes
    Bringing awareness to the chakras encourages emotional and energetic healing. Each of the chakras will be explored, opened, discussed and cleansed in this practice. Come Join Danielle Mika Nagel in this 30 minute practice.
    Available worldwide
    Slow Flow Meditate Video
    Slow Flow Meditate (January 2012)
    31 minutes
    Often described as “the complete practice”, the sun salutations enhance flexibility and strength while improving cardiovascular health. This yoga class by Danielle Nagel is great if you have limited time. All ...
    Available worldwide
    Gentle Flow for Energy Video
    Gentle Flow for Energy (October 2012)
    13 minutes
    A gentle, short flow with Danielle Mika Nagel to help energize you throughout the day.
    Available worldwide
    Muladhara Chakra Flow Video
    Muladhara Chakra Flow (December 2013)
    70 minutes
    This practice from Danielle Mika Nagel is an Ashtanga inspired class that connects breath, movement, and bandhas. An emphasis is placed on the foundation of postures to build strength and stability in the practice. The class ...
    Available worldwide
    Satya: Finding Your Truth Video
    Satya: Finding Your Truth (December 2014)
    20 minutes
    Danielle Mika Nagel uses a mantra based meditation technique to tap into our authentic selves and help to move beyond ego.
    Available worldwide


    May 19, 2013
    As Mother’s Day recently came and went, I felt compelled to share my thoughts on motherhood and how yoga and meditation has helped me breathe a little deeper. As moms, our days start pretty early, usually before 6am, regardless of what we did the...
    October 6, 2012
    Back to school is a transition. After long summer days of swimming, playing baseball in the park and riding bikes with best friends, kids are suddenly expected to spend hours sitting still behind a desk. Finding focus in the classroom after summer...
    General Yoga
    October 5, 2012
    These eight great poses are the perfect addition to power up your practice! If you are new to yoga asana, you may want to practice the first four postures for a while before attempting the last four; arm balances and inversions require a heightened...
    September 5, 2012
    A good time to meditate is right after you wake up, before your mind is busy with thoughts and activities of the day. If you normally feel sluggish in the morning, take a look at your nighttime routine. Ayurveda, the 5,000 year old healing system...
    General Yoga
    May 14, 2012
    For all those busy moms, here are some easy and practical yoga poses to help rejuvenate and re-balance during those jammed-packed days.

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