Teachers Nuvana and Barb Pass Iyengar Yoga Assessment
We have great news to share! Nuvana Zarthoshtimanesh and Barb Steif have passed their Intermediate Junior I Iyengar Yoga assessment. Nuvana and Barb have been studying intensely for this test and this past weekend were successful! Their success gives Sunset Yoga Center new depth on our teaching staff that benefits our entire community. Their committment to furthering their learning and knowledge is a source of inspiration as well, as the assessment process makes you dig deep and evolve.
We want to thank all of you who helped Barb and Nuvana prepare. We held several mock assessments -thank you to all who attended as volunteer students. Barb and Nuvana also had several study sessions to practice teaching – thank you to all who participated in these. Thank you to the other teachers on staff who were volunteer students as well.
Congratulations to both Nuvana and Barb on a wonderful accomplishment.
Read about Barb and Nuvana below:
Nuvana Zarthoshtimanesh started studying yoga at the age of 5 and is a certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor. Being brought up in India, she was blessed to receive training directly from the Iyengar’s in Pune and has been teaching yoga in India since 1998. She has experienced the benefits of yoga herself and teaches with deep understanding. She has also taught 6 years of therapeutic yoga before moving to Portland. Her teaching style is clear, youthful, direct and compassionate. Nuvana is a certified Iyengar Yoga instructor at the Intermediate Junior I level.
Barbara Steif Barbara has been inspired by the balance, clarity and wisdom of Iyengar yoga for 13 years. She completed her teacher training and apprenticeship with Julie Lawrence. She is a certified Iyengar Yoga instructor at the Intermediate Junior I level. She brings aliveness, warmth, and depth of understanding to her teaching.