Nina has been practicing yoga since 1998 and has been teaching since 2004. Her considerable Yoga knowledge, her proven experience as a teacher, and manager of yoga related projects, her passion for travel, and integrity with which she approaches the world, make her an essential member of the Supersoul team, and our core teacher.
Nina Vukas is a certified experienced yoga teacher (ERYT 500), Prenatal yoga teacher (RPYT) a founder of Sangha yoga studio in Zagreb, Croatia and a director of Sangha Om yoga 200 hour programme, 300 hour Advanced Vinyasa programme and 300 hour Yoga Therapy teacher training programme.
Nina's foundation in Ashtanga and her advanced certification in the Prana/Vinyasa Flow tradition are apparent in her thoughtful yet playful teaching style, which honors the yoga tradition, while confidently inspiring innovation. Nina has created her own Vinyasa flow method – Spanda Vinyasa. Focusing on using the breath to link the physical alignment with mind and spirit, being mindful of nature’s cycles and individual student’s cycles, Nina's classes are interlaced with traditional tools and wisdom of yoga, chanting, focused breathing, and meditation, and delivered through beautifully and safely sequenced asanas.
Nina has pursued her yoga education with some of world's best teachers including David Swenson, Shiva Rea, Baron Baptiste, Brian Kest, Ana Forrest, Duncan Wong, Seane Corn, Gary Kraftsaw, Twee Merrigan. She finished a 200 hour TT in Miami yoga shala and 500 hour Prana flow teacher training with Shiva Rea and Twee Merrigan, and continued to study Ashtanga in Mysore and with David Swenson. Nina also assisted both Shiva and Twee on international teacher trainings. Nina teaches mostly Vinyasa flow classes, workshops and retreats both at home and internationally. She is the most recognised Vinyasa flow teacher in Croatia and one of the pioneering teachers that brought dynamic styles like Ashtanga and Vinyasa to Croatia.
My heart is burning with love
All can see this flame
My heart is pulsing with passion
like waves on an ocean
I'm at home wherever I am
And in the room of lovers
I can see with closed eyes
the beauty that dances