NINA BE (MA, MEd, E-RYT-500, NCC, IAYT) is the Director of MindBody Centering Yoga. She is a teacher, yoga therapist, certified counselor, and writer, who has been teaching, choreographing and designing wellness programs internationally for over 35 years. Her successful RYT 200 & 300/500 hour Yoga Certification Programs of MindBody Centering Yoga are currently being offered at Global Breath Studio in Durham, North Carolina. Nina also has a Master's degree in Psychology (2004) and is professionally certified as a National Certified Counselor (NCC #8702), Yoga Teacher (E-RYT-500), and Yoga Therapist (IAYT). She is certified by Amy Weintraub in Lifeforce Yoga for Depression and Anxiety, by Richard Miller in iRest Yoga Nidra.
In devotion of her teachers Thich Nhat Hanh, Dharma Mittra, Ashtangi Melanie Fawer, bhakti yogi, Sean Johnson of Wild Lotus, and master teachers Pema Chodron, Lama Zopa Rinpoche and the Dalai Lama have fostered Nina's practice and desire to share a centered life. After completing her RYT certifications with BMC mentor Lisa Clark and Dharma Mittra, she crafted MindBody Centering Teacher Trainings and wellness programs that uniquely blend methodologies and practices from the Iyengar, Ashtanga, Classical, Kundalini, neurology, psychology Yoga Nidra, Nada and Restorative Yoga traditions.
As founder of the 501(c)3 LiveGlobally, her vision of quelling children’s global poverty through the practice of mindful yoga in community has begun by supporting the building of a school in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, for the Ingrid Children Education Centre.