About Nora

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Nora is a Brooklyn-based yoga and meditation teacher, movement educator, and musician. She is interested in sharing yoga as a multi-dimensional practice exploring mindful movement and breathing, meditation, sound vibration, philosophy, and yoga ethics as tools for healing and interconnecting. Nora is passionate about environmental sustainability, animal rights, and veganism. She plays the didgeridoo/yidaki and handpan, often integrating live music into her classes for deeper relaxation.

Nora has studied with a variety of teachers who have communicated different aspects of yoga. Her teaching style is a remix of those studies, together with her continuous personal research. Nora has completed 1600 hours of certification in yoga and meditation and has been teaching yoga since 2007, movement research since 2001. She facilitates the Philosophy and Subtle Body Teacher Training at YogaWorks and teaches music classes at DidgeProject Brooklyn. Before moving to NYC in 2013, Nora worked as a choreographer and dance artist in Amsterdam. She is originally from Germany.

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Qualifications:

Meditation Facilitator Training with Michael Stone, 60-hours (2017)
Prison Yoga Project Training, 12-hours (2016)
Liberation Prison Yoga Training, 15-hours (2016)
Jivamukti Yoga Advanced Certification (2014)
Jivamukti Yoga Advanced Training, 500-hours (2012)
Jivamukti Yoga Basic Training, 300-hours (2011)
Anatomy/Physiology Training, 50-hours (2010)
Svaha Yoga Training Amsterdam, 500-hours (2007-08)
OM Yoga Training, 200-hours (2007)
School for New Dance Development Amsterdam, Netherlands: BA in performance art and choreography (1997-2001)

Nora has also studied elements from Breakdance, Kalaripayattu (South Indian martial art), Pencak Silat (Indonesian martial art), Kungfu, Aikido, Qigong, Tai Chi, Shiatsu, and Reiki.

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photography: Guzman

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