Biography

Photo courtesy of Brandon Barela.

Nydia’s yoga journey began as a college student and became an essential part of her life. Over the years, Nydia felt drawn to the practice of yoga and trained and practiced at numerous studios under various teachers around the country. Always feeling complete on her mat, Nydia finally fulfilled her dream of becoming a yoga teacher and received her 200-hour and 300-hour teacher training certifications from Yoga Den in Jacksonville, FL. She considers herself as a forever student and continues to further her education and connect with teachers around the world.

Nydia is trained in various styles of yoga and focuses on maintaining the yoga tradition both in her personal practice as well as guiding her students with the same emphasis. She believes that the mind, body, and soul connection is a sacred one, and one that should be nurtured and inspired. She provides a space where students can feel welcome and comfortable. Her classes are created to allow for growth and creativity, while maintaining an enjoyable and safe place for everybody.

While yoga is very important to Nydia, so is maintaining balance. She is an avid hiker and enjoys kayaking and spending time outdoors. You can often find her in a local coffee shop reading Osho or writing her new book. Nydia believes in having a full life and does what makes her laugh and smile.