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Meet the Teacher: Daphne Larkin

Daphne Larkin Yoga Teacher

Daphne Larkin Yoga TeacherDaphne Larkin is an inspired vinyasa yoga teacher and industry leader based in Nashville, Tennessee.  Known as a teacher’s teacher, she has spent her life studying movement, music and the creative arts.   In 2004, she co-founded Sanctuary for Yoga in Nashville where she directs Sanctuary’s Teacher Training programs and has been training teachers since 2008.  Over her 20-year teaching career, Daphne has created 2 popular instructional yoga DVDs, an online studio featuring 21 Days of Yoga and most recently released her new book A Curated Life: Creating Space for the Life You Crave.

Always inspired by the creative process, Daphne’s life has included extensive work as a performing artist and a vibrant 12-year music industry career.  She has completed trainings in both the Iyengar and Vinyasa traditions and is certified at the E-RYT 500 level.  Committed to fully immersing herself into her studies, she dedicated a decade-plus to traveling and studying yoga, finding inspiration in many teachers. Her most profound influence has been Shiva Rea, with whom she spent more than 10 years studying and assisting around the world.

As a teacher, she is known for the fluid grace of her practice and her skillful balance of alignment and flow.  Her teaching is clear and authentic –  fueled by her passionate curiosity about both the shapes and alignment of poses, but also transitions and the powerful potential of the space between.  Her classes are fluid journeys through an intentional sequence of poses that lead us deeper into ourselves.  The effect is grounding, spacious and balanced.

Daphne teaches weekly classes in Nashville, leads trainings and retreats internationally and continues to find new perspective both on and off the mat.


Join Daphne for A Curated Life: Creating Space for the Life you Crave September 17-21st in Italy!  is dedicated to opening to new perspectives and creating space for the life you crave.  Daphne will guide you through daily yoga practices and meditations that reflect your life’s beautiful story.  Days will be spacious – with yoga, walks on the property, relaxing poolside, and exploring nearby towns.  Every detail of the week has been intentionally selected just for you.