Barbara "Theresa" Bellettiere is an Herbalist, Certified Yoga Teacher, Gardener, Dancer and Pilates Instructor. She began teaching at NCC in 2014 in the areas of Health, Wellness and Gardening.
After studying Botany and Horticulture in the Pacific Northwest, Theresa created a small garden design business using native plants, herbs and sustainable gardening techniques including wild-crafting food and medicinal plants. In 2001, she became a Certified Yoga Teacher and currently teaches yoga, meditation, dance and pilates.
Theresa has completed four years of study in the Herbalist Training program with world renowned Herbalist and Ethnobotanist, David Winston, at his Center for Herbal Studies. She also studies The Art and Science of Ayurveda with Dr. Vasant Lad.
Theresa is interested in building sustainable communities around local food and natural healing. Her style of teaching is fun, friendly and encouraging.