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Amy Dannheim

A creative leader in the Miami yoga community, Amy Dannheim is passionate about yoga, plant-based recipes and healthy living. With her degree in journalism from the University of Florida, Amy is a yoga writer and blogger as well as the co-host for Radio 1Om8, a weekly live yoga radio show. After years of working with lululemon, Amy established herself as the go-to person for yoga consulting in Miami, with her finger on the pulse of the yoga community. When she’s not strategizing or cooking, Amy teaches dynamic vinyasa yoga classes that are layered with hip-hop and spirituality, drawing inspiration from her frequent travels. Amy sits on the Green Monkey Yoga teacher training faculty and leads regular workshops and innovative events throughout South Florida. Amy is also a VitaCoco and Funky Yoga ambassador and has appeared on the pages of Wall Street Journal, on lululemon.com and shape.com. She lives in Miami Beach with her husband and fellow yogi, Mike, where they run their bike centric community & clothing company Purdy Ave. Follow her blog at www.miamyyoga.com or find her adventures on Instagram @miamy.

RECENT POSTS by Amy Dannheim



Top 4 Tips to Perfecting Your Preflight Yoga Routine

Airplanes were definitely not designed with the yoga practitioner in mind. Here are four things every yogi needs to know before a long long flight!

Back to Basics: The Lowdown on Teaching Beginner’s Yoga

New students are a reminder that we teach yoga to pass it along to others. Make the most out of someone's first yoga class.

Revitalizing and Energizing Morning Yoga Sequence

Kick off your morning with breath work, meditation, and some asanas that will help to wake you up and energize your body.

Mermaid Pose in All Its Glory

A hip opening seated pose combined with a backbend, Mermaid pose is a great way to stretch the hip flexors and quadriceps.

5 Best Summer Yoga Tips to Keep You Cool

During the summer our bodies can feel tired, weak, and run down. Here are some tips for staying cool during your summer yoga practice!

Get Your Daily Dose of Downward Dog

Often called Downward Dog, this pose offers a myriad of health benefits for both the mind and body. Here are five great reasons to “get down, dog” daily!

How to Discover Your True Self Through Yoga

Many yogis take a look at their life choices with a fresh pair of eyes. They begin to see through a different lens, marked by love and appreciation for self.

Got Muscle? 5 Yoga Poses for Hard-Core Strength

For those who are looking to build some muscle, earn some yang points, or just balance out their flexibility, here are five yoga poses for total-body strength.

What Should I Eat Before Yoga? 5 Smart Snacks

En route to yoga and all of a sudden, you’re starving! Here are our favorite pre-class snacks to help you flow without worry.

The New Year Yoga Sequence That Trumps Resolutions

The January vibes are all about a fresh start. This simple New Year’s yoga sequence will get us grounded in our intentions and create a great foundation for the year ahead.