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November 12 - January 21
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December 13-19
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Meet the Faculty

Sarah Artha Negara  Sarah Artha Negara, PICP Founder/Director
  Title: Kinesiology & Dance Professor
  Degrees: M.F.A., Mills College, B.F.A., Long Beach State University, A.A. Cabrillo College
  Certificates: Pilates, Personal Training, Performance Enhancement Specialist, Yoga, Spinning
  Teaching Experience: Since 2001
  Career Highlight: The 99% job placement rate of our graduates who teach at 53 locations to date!
  Hobbies: Dance, Pilates, Yoga, Balinese arts & culture, fitness, travel, disability activism
  Quote: "Contrology (Pilates) is complete coordination of body, mind, and spirit" – Joseph H. Pilates
Kendra BarnesKendra Barnes
Title: Adjunct Professor
Degrees: M.A. Golden Gate University, B.A. San Francisco State University
Teaching Experience: 20+ years Nationally & Internationally
Career Highlight: Running a dance company for 15+ years, traveling, producing the Black Choreographers Festival
Hobbies: Reading, bike riding, volunteering, taking movement classes (Bikram Yoga, Pilates, Brazillian Dance, Haitian Dance, West African Dance)
Quote: "I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself." – Mikhail Baryshnikov

  
Janet Das Portrait
Janet Das
Title:
Adjunct Professor of dance and Pilates mat
Degrees: M.F.A. Mills College, B.F.A. California Institute of the Arts
Certificates: Pilates
Teaching Experience: 10+ years
Career Highlight: Working with choreographer David Dorfman, dancing and traveling around the country with AXIS Dance Company
Hobbies: Swimming, Reading, Yoga, Gyrotonic, Dance History, Travel
Quote: "Dance dance, otherwise we are lost." -Pina Bausch

 
Denaya DaileyDenaya Dailey
Title:
 Adjunct Professor
Degrees:
 M.F.A., Mills College, B.F.A., UCLA
Teaching Experience: 
Since 2006
Career Highlight:
 At the end of every semester - hearing stories of how my student's lives have improved through the practice of Pilates.
Hobbies:
 Dance choreography, dance, yoga, Pilates.  Challenging students to reach for new heights while finding their personal voice.
Quote:
"The mind, when housed within a healthful body, possesses a glorious sense of power." – Joseph Pilates