Nubia Teixeira, founder of the Bhakti Nova School of Yoga & Dance, began began teaching yoga in her home country of Brazil in 1990, and in the United States in 2001. For the past 25 years, she has been leading classes, workshops, and teacher trainings worldwide, solo or with her husband, kirtan artist Jai Uttal.
Perceiving yoga as a healing art, Teixeira 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. She also infuses her classes with the sacred geometry, devotion, and beauty of Odissi dance.
Nubia Teixeira’s first instructional 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)