Nubia Teixeira, a certified Ashtanga Yoga teacher, Thai Yoga massage practitioner, and Reiki master, began began teaching yoga in her home country of Brazil in 1990, and in the United States in 2001. She has trained in all aspects of yoga practice and philosophy, including in-depth studies of Hindu mythology and archetypes, singing, bhakti dance, Tibetan Buddhist traditional prayers, meditations, self-healing practices, and the art of Odissi dance in the tradition of Madhavi Mudgal.
Nubia Teixeira travels around the world with her husband, Jai Uttal, teaching workshops in yoga, bhakti dance, and pranayama. Her classes are rooted in the heart of bhakti, incorporating the techniques of Ashtanga Yoga, the alignments of Iyengar Yoga, pranayama, prayer, meditation, and a passion for all forms of dance, especially bhakti dance. Her teaching style is flexible, spontaneous, and sensitive to the needs of all her students, beginners and advanced alike.
Teixeira’s first CD is titled, Pranayama: May Breath Be Our Prayer.
What People are Saying About Nubia Teixeira
“Nubia’s wise and warmhearted presence makes her a skillful, compassionate guide with a delightful Brazilian twist!”
—Tara Bennett-Goleman, author of Emotional Alchemy
“Nubia’s warm and gentle guidance...goes straight to the heart and invites it to open to itself and to the world as one.”
—Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Wherever You Go, There You Are
“Nubia’s beautiful guidance...is...the best!”
—Shiva Rea, creator of Yoga Shakti (DVD)