Nicole's natural inclination to healing touch and self inquiry has guided her towards various therapeutic modalities. Through this exploration Nicole found the incredible blessing and gift of yoga. In Canada, Nicole initially studied the connection between body, mind, and spirit through Thai Yoga Massage and Reiki. Her studies then led her to India where she studied Ayurvedic Acupressure and Massage to further her bodywork education. In 2010, Nicole studied Yoga with Pacific Elements Yoga School receiving her Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) certification. Nicole has completed her Yoga Therapy training through Inner Peace Yoga Therapy School in northern California. Nicole is a 500-hour certified (RYT-500) Yoga Teacher and Therapist. Most recently, Nicole completed her Massage Practitioner certification through California Holistic Institute of Therapeutic Massage. Nicole offers Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Thai Yoga Massage, Cranio Sacral Therapy (Upledger Level One Certified), Shiatsu Acupressure, Ayurvedic Massage, Lomi Lomi, and Reiki. Her treatments incorporate a unique blend of these modalities to attune to the individuals needs and desires.
Nicole teaches yoga because she has experienced its power to heal and transform from the inside out. Through her teachings, she inspires her students to remember their own unique truth, while reminding them to celebrate and empower themselves. Nicole teaches to raise the positive vibration of the world. Originally trained in Hatha and Vinyasa yoga, Nicole has been strongly influenced by Anusara yoga. Nicole’s passion for human anatomy and physiology has inspired her to infuse her classes with functional yoga therapy assessment and healing techniques. Nicole works to hold space in her classes for healing to take place. By creating a light, friendly, and open class setting, she invites people to be themselves, let go, relax, and open to what lies within.
Ultimately, Nicole teaches from what she has experienced to be powerfully transformational her own life, sharing what has awakened her to the light that is always shining within. Nicole is forever grateful to her many beautiful teachers for their grace, love, and inspiration.