Priska Bitterli, RYT 500, started teaching regular classes in 2012 after receiving her YTT 200 training from Mt. Madonna Center. Her passions are pranayama and meditation, she loves to help students discover the beauty of the breath, letting go of the mind, and the acceptance of self and others that yoga brings. Born and raised in Switzerland where she studied orthoptics, she was introduced to yoga as a child and has been a regular practitioner for over 17 years and absolutely loves it. Her other passion is teaching backpacking classes each spring where she likes to incorporate yoga sessions. She also loves to paint, to be outdoors, and to spend quality time with youth. As a Girl Scout leader and robotics coach she teaches kids various after school activities.