About Ms. Indira

Ms. Indira has been an early childhood educator since she was employed in the early childhood program at the Portland Waldorf School, when her own children were in Kindergarten in 2000. Since then, she has completed her Waldorf Teacher Training at the Micha-el Institute with a Comprehensive Certificate for Waldorf Teaching in Preschool through 12th grade. She has also worked at Cedarwood Waldorf School, and various Waldorf preschool programs in Portland until she opened her own in home preschool in 2009. 


Education:

BA Evergreen State College Psychology with minor in Fine Art

MA Pacifica Graduate Institute Somatic Psychology and Creative Process

Waldorf Teacher Training Comprehensive PreK through 12th Grade Teaching Certificate


Other Professional Certifications:

Lifeways Foundations: Discipline Through Loving Awareness and Living Arts-Cornerstones of Care

RIE Foundations (Resources for Infant Educarers founded by Magda Gerber)

Certified Simplicity Parenting Group Leader through the Center for Social Sustainability with Kim John Payne Certified Infant/Toddler Massage Instructor through Loving Touch International with Diana Moore 

Imagination Yoga Instructor through Imagination Yoga



Ms. Indira brings a genuine love for young children and a special affinity for this age group, combined with a deep understanding of child development and the needs of modern children in our world today. She is committed to guiding these brave and beautiful souls toward their unique destinies, in the most kind, positive and nurturing way.

Ms. Indira can be reached at:

[email protected]

503-583-7349