The Studio

Downtown Yoga opened its doors December of 2017. Originally named DanilynnYoga, the studio's vision was and is based around bringing unique yoga classes to downtown Fargo. With small class sizes, you can feel comfortable without feeling crowded. Several daily classes are offered, as well as different specialty monthly classes ranging from Wine+Yoga to Rooftop Yoga+Mimosas to Parent & Child Yoga. Our mission is to provide a safe, nonjudgmental community for people to learn and cultivate their yoga practice. We strive to make yoga more approachable and show that it can enjoyable for everyone. 

The Instructors


Meet Dani (Owner/ Instructor)

I strive to empower others to live happier, healthier, and more meaningful lives. Why? Because my own journey has been full of twists, turns, searching, and finding meaning where I never expected. Practicing yoga has brought calm and joy into my life. Yoga taught me how to stay in the present and appreciate the moment I am living, rather than thinking about the past or worrying about the future. This wonderful practice has changed my life in such a positive way I cannot help but want to share this gift with others.

I grew up a fiercely competitive runner. However, by the time I graduated college, I was burnt out. I needed a different outlet for my competitive nature and passion for physical fitness. I started doing Crossfit around that time and my perspective on body image and physique shifted. I started to realize that being physically strong can help empower you to become mentally strong. When I started doing yoga in 2015, my outlook evolved even further. Through yoga, you're empowered in the body, the mind, and the spirit. You find a sense of peace and calm, that wasn't present before and you learn how to maintain that mode of mentality throughout the different areas of your life. 

I took my love of yoga a step further in August of 2017, when I traveled to Bali, Indonesia for my 200 hour yoga teacher training. Every day my passion for yoga, both teaching and in practice, continues to grow. 

Certifications include:

  • Yogafit level 1

  • Yoga Sculpt

  • Crossfit level 1  

  • Reiki level 1 Practitioner  

  • 200hr Teacher Training


Meet Sami (Yoga Instructor)

A 200 hour RYT, a dog-mom and a really big fan of sharing all things yoga with her students, fellow teachers and the community.

Sami discovered her love for yoga after trying out her first hot yoga class. Something about dripping with sweat & feeling strong at the end of 60 minutes had her hooked. She enjoys all styles of yoga and attending new workshops/classes around town and on her travels. A consistent yoga practice has helped her find balance in a hectic life and a way to dedicate time to herself. Her favorite part of teaching is getting to know students and seeing yogis deepen their postures and gain confidence as a result of their practice.

Certifications include:

  • 200 hour RYT

  • Yoga Sculpt

  • YogaBarre


Meet Sara (Yoga Instructor &Thai Massage)

Knowing the purpose of life through the ever expanding experience of self. Living life with an open mind and open heart. Finding new journeys. Being free and being genuinely happy. Practicing yoga has put these words into my every day reality. I found yoga when I needed it the most. I needed positivity, change, and needed to find a state of true calmness and relaxation. I began practicing yoga in 2016 and instantly became addicted. The community, the atmosphere, the zen, all of it kept me coming back for more. In 2017, I received my 200 hour Yoga Teacher training certification. Being an athlete my whole life and an avid gym go-er, I strive to challenge myself and others through Yoga practice. My energy and fun vibe on and off the mat will leave you with the thought of "what is she going to do next class?" My goal is to teach, challenge, relax, and make your energy shine bright! And own it!

Certifications include:

  • 200 hour teacher training

  • Certified in Level 2 Thai YogaBodywork


Meet Amanda (Yoga Instructor)

I thoroughly believe that anyone can and should do yoga as long as it feels good in your body and your mind, don't worry about flexibility, its all a part of the experience! 
I live in West Fargo, with my fantastic hubby Kraig, and our fur-baby Raven.

Certifications include:

  • 200 hour teacher training

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Meet Mikki (Yoga Instructor)

Mikki has been a practicing yogi since 2012 and a certified group fitness instructor since 2015. She specializes in restorative yoga and is a self proclaimed anatomy geek.

Like many of us, Mikki found yoga when she needed it most. She loves sharing the body positive and stress reducing aspects of yoga to help others live their best lives. Mikki loves Fargo and is constantly finding great new things to do in our amazing city. She also enjoys getting crafty and hanging out with her 4 rescue pets and husband.

Certifications include:

  • 200 RYT

  • Neta Certified Group Fitness Instructor

  • ifta certified aquatics group fitness instructor

  • certified lifestyle fitness barre instructor