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Giovana Bervian

Yoga Teacher, Yoga Breathing Coach, Biologist, and Musician. I teach science-based yoga breathing classes to help you manage your nervous system, normalize breathing, and instill present-moment mindfulness. Founder at Respirart.

Giovana Bervian is a certified Yoga Alliance teacher (RYT200) and PhD biologist. As a yoga teacher she dedicates her time to offer a meaningful and creative learning atmosphere in her classes, aiming to bring an effective collaboration to enrich the quality of life of her students. Giovana has been teaching yoga since 2016 for young adults, mature and senior students in the areas of Hatha, Yin and Chair Yoga. She is also a specialized Yoga Breathing coach, applying her knowledge to help people positively affect their nervous system, balancing stress and anxiety through specific breathing techniques (Pranayama). She studied Tranquil Abiding Meditation with monk Kushok Lobsang Dhamchoe, and Chant, Mantra and Bhajan at the Indian Music Academy in Edmonton. Giovana directs Respirart, a yoga studio with a holistic perspective on yoga, meditation, arts and ecology.

Respirart (January 2019 – Present)

Job Title: Founder

(June 2016 – Present)

Job Title: Yoga Teacher

(August 2017 – Present)

Job Title: Chair Yoga for Seniors



PhD (March 2004)

Yoga Teachers College

Breath Coach Training (October 2021)

Wellness Within

Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher 200RYT (May 2016)

Hatha yoga, Flow Yoga, Alignment-Oriented Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Specialty Yoga (chair yoga for seniors), Pranayama Coach, Meditation. Music, film production, nature, philosophy. Languages: Portuguese, English, Italian, learning French