Barbara Van Sciver is an ERYT, 500 with Yoga Alliance having taught over 1,000 hours in RI and the Bahamas. She received her 200 hour Hatha Teacher Certification from Nosara Institute in Costa Rica in 2006, her 400 hour certification as a Svaroopa® Yoga Teacher in 2013 and her Subtle Yoga Therapeutic 300 hour yoga certification in 2016. She has taught Gentle, Restorative, Foundations of Svaroopa and Basic yoga classes at Innerlight since 2006.
She designs personalized yoga sequences to address therapeutic and health issues (Yoga For You) and teaches small classes in her studio in Newport, Rhode Island. Barbara also coaches executives to improve their leadership skills and communicate more effectively. She brings to her teaching gentle assists enhanced by her Reiki training, love of teaching and her strong belief in the power of self aware breathing and inquiries to relieve tension in the body and bring peace to the restless mind.