What is The Dailey Method?

Smart, welcoming, authentic, purposeful, passionate, fun, committed. If it sounds like a great date, that’s because it is. We embrace the ultimate in exercise science giving you the confidence to know you are participating in the safest, most effective workout on the planet.

What makes us different?
What makes us different?

We are passionate about alignment. We ignite awareness through hands-on training and education. The result is better posture, better movement, and a more complete workout. We do in a single class what takes others a week.

It’s simple, but revolutionary. Proper alignment radiates outward from the spine, bringing balance. When we start with alignment the muscles engage in their correct positions, elongating, contracting, strengthening. Other workouts focus on movement first, they have you spinning your wheels, working harder than you need to, and never really balancing the body for optimal fitness and safety. The Dailey Method helps you work smarter.

The Dailey Method wasn’t started with venture capital or run by a corporation. It was a community effort that caught fire solely through word of mouth. People took the class (loved it) and told their friends, who told their friends and so on. Beyond the workout, it’s the supportive teachers and community atmosphere that sets The Dailey Method apart. Unlike a traditional large fitness class, clients receive individual education and 1-on-1 attention. The practice helps ground and center clients to transform their minds and bodies. That is all considered part of the hands-on holistic approach that makes the Dailey difference.  Still looking for answers, Learn More about our signature method.

 

Customer Stories
  • “I first came to The Dailey Method two years ago kicking and screaming courtesy of my wife, Anne, on a date class. She had been attending for quite some time and thought I would enjoy it, plus it would be a workout we could do together. Not a chance I thought. After the first session I knew this form of exercise would be a benefit to me. At 6’9” and 64 years old (next month) my goals are to improve posture, balance and core strength.. I enjoy exercising with Anne and, for the most part, my goals are seeing some improvement. The staff is great, from front desk to each and every teacher to Michelle herself. I actually look forward to my workouts. I also feel I’m an inspiration to other people because they can take solace in knowing they aren’t the worst one in class as long as I’m present. Anne was correct as always, I do enjoy me some Dailey Method.”

    – Don Ford, former player in the NBA
  • “Nothing else I’ve tried comes close to feeling as healthy or as effective as the low impact, slow and controlled movements of TDM.  I love the instructors, the other clients, and the warm and encouraging atmosphere. The Dailey Method has become a staple in my life and I’m so grateful to have found it.”

    – Julia B., Calabasas
  • “Today I was looking in the mirror at The Dailey Method Mission-Castro & I felt beautiful. The atmosphere of acceptance for who I am made me feel that way both inside & outside.”

    – Barbara L.M., SF - Mission Castro
  • “The isometric movements and breathing prepared my body for childbirth. Although my body changed dramatically from being pregnant I am toned in places that I never was before. I am so grateful to have found TDM when I did.”

    – Kelly Eshelman, Venice
  • “Classes are always filled with familiar faces from around the community, making it easy to share a laugh or two after a great workout.”

    – Tom Sandt, La Grange
  • “The instructors really care if you have correct form, which doesn’t always happen in other group exercise classes.”

    – Erin W., Santa Rosa
  • “Barre” none The Dailey Method is the best overall body work out I have found. It’s part strength training, stretching, barre work, and core conditioning with aspects of Pilates and yoga in a setting that is both fun and energetic. You’ll find each session both personally challenging and satisfying in defining a new level of fitness.

    – Sue M., Los Gatos