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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
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
 Adjunct Professor
 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.
 Dance choreography, dance, yoga, Pilates.  Challenging students to reach for new heights while finding their personal voice.
"The mind, when housed within a healthful body, possesses a glorious sense of power." – Joseph Pilates