David Michael Hollander is a heart centered teacher with over 22 years of experience with students at all levels from beginner to advanced. He is excited to be back at New York Yoga where he was part of the team that opened the studio in 2000 and directed the first teacher Training Program
E-RYT-500 certified through the Yoga alliance, on Manju Jois’s list of recommended Ashtanga Yoga Teachers, certified by David Williams and having taught hundreds to become instructors themselves, David is also a devoted student of yoga for over 30 years with a dedicated personal practice of Ashtanga Yoga and having studied with some of the world’s most gifted yogi's, including Pathabhi Jois, Manju Jois, David Williams, Nancy Gilgoff, David Swenson, BNS Iyengar, Srivatsa Ramaswami, Dr. Vasant Lad, Roop Verma, Shyamdas, Radha Gaines, Joan Suval.
David's classes are vigorous,therapeutic and include detailed information about the anatomical, structural and philosophical aspects of yoga practice. His goal is to create a safe yet challenging atmosphere to cultivate a lifelong practice.