About us... Kids to Teens Staff
Danielle 'Daya' Radl
Founder. Director of Teacher Training
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-8, 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 is an E- RYT 500 Yoga Alliance, and NYI 1000 as well as a Registered Children's Yoga Teacher (RCYT) with the Yoga Alliance. She is also a KRI Certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher, a member of the Aquarian Teacher Academy, a Group Leader and Trainer assisting Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainings at Yoga West Los Angeles. Daya has completed over 1000 professional hours of training in various yoga schools and traditions. She brings this breadth of knowledge into her teaching and training programs. She has assisted and program managed numerous trainings for the Nosara Yoga Institute, including HeartRise Children's Teacher Training and Inner Quest for the Yoga Educator. She currently serves as an Associate Trainer and Group Leader for Kundalini Level 1 and Level 2 trainings at Yoga West Los Angeles working with Guru Singh and the teacher training team.
She continues to teach 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. In the summer months you will find her teaching Kids to Teens Yoga ® in Summer Camps before heading to Costa Rica to lead the Kids to Teens Yoga Teacher Training®.