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Rukmini Ando, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP

Nathalie Rukmini Ando, a Yoga teacher and trainer, fine artist, and graphic designer of Japanese descent, recently moved back to Brazil where she was raised. Prior to this, she lived in Yogaville, VA, where she served for 7 years as a Yoga teacher, program development director, and leadership team member. She continues to serve the Yogaville’s Program Development Department, Online Courses, the DE&I (Diversity Equity and Inclusion) Committee, and the Anti-Racism Task Force. She has been practicing Yoga since 2004, has been teaching since 2010, and has been a teacher trainer for the 200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training since 2022. She is certified in Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Integral Yoga, Raja Yoga, Adaptive, Stress Management, Yoga of Recovery, Yin Yoga, and Yoga Nidra. As a teacher, she’s known for her clear instruction and her classes include fun, level-appropriate challenges. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering and is a fine artist specializing in oil-on-canvas. You can take her online classes at and see her artwork at and

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