Nella Buffmire has taught Spanish and English as a second language for 13 years. She completed her Master’s Degree in Southern Spain. After moving to Austin, Texas she started an academic and language coaching business. She has been able to provide language coaching and instruction in a variety of educational formats. Nella has worked as a social worker and crisis counselor with multiple non-profits throughout Texas, New York and Spain. The skills required in these positions have allowed her to develop and teach self-care techniques. Her focus is to instruct her students in an environment that encourages and fosters positive feelings about learning a language.