Nubia Teixeira started practicing yoga at the age of 16 and has been deepening her studies through books, pilgrimages, workshops, and teacher trainings all around the world ever since. Nubia spent 12 years teaching yoga in her home country of Brazil, dedicating herself to her practice and personal growth. She has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for the past 11 years, teaching regular classes to both groups and private students. Nubia often travels around the world with her husband Jai Uttal teaching workshops in yoga, BhaktiNova dance, and pranayama. Her classes are rooted in the heart of bhakti, incorporating the techniques of vinyasa, the alignments of Iyengar, pranayama, prayer, meditation and a passion for all forms of dance. Her teaching style is flexible, spontaneous, and sensitive to the needs of all her students, beginners and advanced.