Lydia Nitya Griffith has spent over ten years on a spiritual journey inspired by the teachings of her guru, Sri Swami Satchidananda. Over the years Nitya has become a master in teaching children’s yoga throughout the Richmond community, by using her gifted voice and creative sense of story telling to create a truly unique classroom format based in traditional hatha yoga. She also has co-created and is director of The Yoga with Nitya Kids Yoga Camp since 2006 for kids and teens. She has been featured on Richmond’s Local Cable Access Channel and on the Channel 6 Morning Show. Nominat
ed Ambassador of Ellwood Thompson’s for the month of July 2013. Becky Crump’s announcement came with these words of praise, “Congratulations! Very cool that you were nominated for all the great things you’re doing in Richmond!” Check the Blog for the full interview.
Nitya has launched her national brand of “Yoga with Nitya” with the release of her kid’s yoga DVD, book “A Child’s Journey into Yoga”, and new book “Yoga with Nitya Cookbook; Eating Local, Seasonal, and Vegetarian for a Healthy Life” .
Nitya has been a certified Integral Yoga® Teacher since 2005 and her biggest passion is teaching children of all ages. Nitya’s goal in teaching yoga to young and old is to learn to Live Yoga ~ peaceful of mind, easeful of body, purposeful in our lives with grace, compassion and love for all. Nitya is an E-RYT200 with a CRYT and is registered with Yoga Alliance.
Nitya is also a certified Feng Shui consultant and Master Chinese Astrologer for nearly 15 years with hundreds of clients all over the US. She studied with internationally known Master Peter Leung and was certified by Dr. Paul Yan of the Feng Shui Institute located in Falls Church, VA. If you are interested in a home or office consultation, or Chinese Astrology reading, please send an email inquiry.
An avid nature lover, environmentalist and locavore, she lives and breathes her practice with great dedication, authenticity, and devotion.