Hello friends!

I am so excited you are here! First, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Nadia and I live in Bloomington, IN. I have been on quite a journey since the Spring of 2016, shifting gears from working as a registered nurse full time, to taking two months off completely, then transitioning to work as a yoga instructor, astrologer, and photographer! I also dabble in Tarot, crystals, and herbal medicine. My hope is that this site, along with my lunar astrology-focused blog, will be a way for me to share my varied knowledge and work with the world, with information and insights that you will find interesting and useful for every day life, and that more opportunities for growth and collaboration will emerge from this space.

With Love,


Joyful Journey Yoga Testimonials

I have been to several of Nadia’s yoga classes, in the studio, at Owen Valley Winery, outdoors at Karst Farm Park… she is such a pleasure to practice with! Her pace is relaxing and soothing, she’s excellent for beginners because she really describes each pose in depth and has great input. Even as someone who has been doing yoga several years I learn something new each time about a familiar pose. Never have I practiced with an instructor who makes me feel so comfortable, she really emphasizes to do what feels right for your body. She creates a very friendly, non-judgemental environment for peaceful yoga practice – I highly recommend her classes!

-Nicole S.


The New Moon restorative yoga class was absolute heaven. I’ve never done restorative yoga before and wow, it was such a great experience for my mind and body! Nadia has such a soothing style, the readings were beautiful, and the experience very pampering. It was the perfect gift for my mom and sister, a fun experience for us to do together. I highly recommend her restorative yoga class, and especially splurging for the New Moon experience.

-Hannah V.


Nadia is a wonderful yoga teacher! I have attended her restorative classes a few times and have always walked out feeling more calm and centered. I appreciate how she incorporates poetry and inspirational writings into her classes. I highly recommend Joyful Journey Yoga.

-Madison M.


I found myself wary before coming into my first experience with the class, but all of those negative thoughts of what I thought it could be quickly vanished after my session with Nadia. The benefits of even just one class were astounding for me. I have gained a much less clustered mindset I have been experiencing from the everyday stresses in life, and enjoyed what felt like an almost new connections between my brain and body I haven’t felt in a long time. I definitely recommend anyone struggling with not feeling connected to themselves from the fast-paced lives we live to give Nadia a try!

-Ezra H.


I enjoyed yoga at Owen Valley Winery with Nadia. It was a peaceful setting and she is a great teacher. Her voice is calming and she helped me relax & let go of lots of tension I didn’t realize I was carrying around. I look forward to the next class.

-Rachel W.


My practice with Nadia began several weeks ago in her Gentle Yoga class at Willow House. Nadia approaches her teaching with true metta and a passion for helping each person become a full expression of themselves in their practice. She honors where we are when we come to the mat and gently guides us in her example and through her words. She leads with a calm voice and a soothing smile. I am so very grateful for my practice with Nadia. It is the best part of my week!

-Janie A.


Awesome experience! The instructor Nadia moved at a pace that was challenging but not overwhelming. This was the first time I have ever attended a yoga class and Nadia made me feel extremely comfortable! Highly recommended if you are looking for a dedicated / knowledgeable instructor in the Bloomington area!

-Zach H.


I loved my session with Nadia at the Owen Valley Winery. Her instructions were clear and loving. She helped me tune into my body mindfully throughout the session.

-Enru Z.


Nadia is a wonderful, knowledgeable yoga teacher! I’ve been to a couple of her classes and every time I leave feeling restored, renewed and peaceful. She is kind and thoughtful in her teaching and it is really enjoyable to practice with her. Check her out!

-Katie A.

Testimonials: Joyful Journey Yoga