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Danae Moore has been pursuing yoga her whole life — though she didn't know that's what it was called. She now lives in Menlo Park and teaches public and private yoga classes across the San Francisco Bay Area.



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Teaching is a performance — Just ask Yo-Yo Ma

Danae Moore

I recently listened to an episode of On Being where Yo-Yo Ma talked about music and performance with Krista Tippett. Since I usually have my yoga-colored glasses on, I couldn’t help but connect what he was saying with my experience of teaching and doing yoga.

Here's an excerpt about performing on stage:

MR. MA: While I’m on stage, you’re all my guests, because that’s sort of like the unsaid agreement. So while you’re my guest, if something bad happens on stage, I often think of Julia Child, you know. Oh, the chicken’s fallen on the floor! Yes. Oh, well pick it up and put it right back. And, and you know what? Everybody’s with you.

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