Nayaswami Nivritti Steenstra

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Nayaswami Nivritti Steenstra

Nivritti co-founded the Seattle East West Bookshop in 1989. For several years in the 1990s she served as manager of Ananda’s publishing company, Crystal Clarity, at Ananda Village in California.

Nivritti has taught meditation for more than 30 years and is a certified Ananda Yoga teacher.

As a former school teacher and administrator, she was well-prepared to help launch the Ananda Living Wisdom School in Shoreline, WA. Now, having launched the school and brought it to its present location, she is co-director of the school and spends half her time living at the Ananda Farm on Camano Island. Nivritti is an ordained Lightbearer of Ananda Church of Self-Realization.