About us... Kids to Teens Staff
Danielle 'Daya' Radl M.ed
Founder. Director of Teacher Training
Amber Charne Program Manager/Trainer (on maternity leave)
Julian DeVoe Facilitator/ Trainer
Joyce Christensen Program Manager/ Trainer
Daya Danielle Radl has been a California Credentialed Teacher working in the Manhattan Beach Unified School District since 1989. She has extensive experience educating children in elementary school grades k-12, a mother of five grown children and grandma to three amazing grandchildren. Daya began practicing at Nosara Yoga Institute in 2000 when building her second home for her family in Playa Guiones. Her journey began at Tree Tops with Amba Stapleton, co-founder of NYI and she hasn't stopped thirsting for yogic knowledge ever since! While kids have always been her passion, the fire for kids yoga was ignited and the foundation set when completing HeartRise Children's Yoga Training. The Kids to Teen's Yoga Teacher Training ® was inspired by her real experience working with children on a daily basis, her deep yogic knowledge and personal yoga practice.
Daya holds a Masters Degree in Education, elementary K-12 credential and a Secondary Physical Education Credential. She is an E- RYT 500 Yoga Alliance, and NYI 1000 hour, as well as a Registered Children's Yoga Teacher (RCYT) with the Yoga Alliance. She is also a KRI Certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher level 1 and level 2, an Associate Trainer of the Aquarian Teacher Academy, a Group Leader and Trainer assisting Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainings at Yoga West Los Angeles with Guru Singh and the teacher training team yearly. Daya has completed thousands of professional hours of training in various yoga schools and traditions. She brings this breadth of knowledge into her teaching and training programs.
Working privately with families and kids teaching mindfulness and yoga strategies is another passion for Daya. She also teaches public classes in kids, teens, teen athletes, adult vinyasa, adult kundalini, restorative, pre/post natal yoga classes along with teaching at Meadows Elementary School in Manhattan Beach. She is a mentor and trainer for Mind Up Program and a Yoga Ed Trainer. In the summer months you will find her at Summer Solistice Sadhana Celebration, teaching Kids to Teens Yoga ® in Summer Camps and leading trainings in Nosara, Costa Rica. Contact Daya at Kidstoteensyoga@gmail.com.