Michael Dardanes is co-owner of the studio and is an RYT 500 through Elemental Yoga. He has earned his Respondere and Qui Docet Discit from the School of Metaphysics, teaching in Palatine, IL and directing and teaching the schools in Springfield, MO and Fort Worth, TX for over four years. He continues his education by learning and teaching at Elemental Yoga and through being a student at Mount Madonna Center in Watsonville, CA.
Michael has reached for and achieved excellence throughout his life. In college, he was captain of the soccer team from 2007-2009, received Student Athlete of the Year in 2009, the Jane Forgey Acting Award from 2007-2009, published several pieces of writing, and graduated with top honor receiving the Oak and Ivy Award in 2009. He holds a B.S. from Kentucky Wesleyan College.
He enjoys spending time with his wife, Brynn, and meeting new people in Fort Worth. He is currently invested in building spiritual community with individuals from different backgrounds. Michael is passionate about teaching meditation, asana, pranayama, visualization, and aiding in the 200 hour teacher training. He loves aiding others to know themselves and express themselves through uplifting creations in the world. His current obsession is brazilian jiujitsu and his youth soccer club, Fortress FC.
Michael's Teaching Schedule
The Artist's Way: Mondays - 6:45 PM
Wave Yoga: Fridays - 9:15 AM