Nicole Poulin

callander, ON
Canada

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Internationally Certified Yoga Teacher Trainer and Yoga Therapy Instructor, with lineage instructors, who specializes in restorative yoga, yoga therapy, pranyama (breathing), meditation, de-stressing the body & mind, plus more. Holding certificates from India, Budapest, United States and Canada.
Yoga Instructor & Yoga Therapy

Nicky has been practicing Yoga for over 18 years, teaching for over 16; she started she started her yoga practice during a time of illness. After being diagnosed with fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis, chronic pain, IBS, depression, stress as well as other illnesses. It was during that time that Nicky’s yoga journey began and the dramatic changes in her life and well being took place.

Nicky believes that including yoga in her life has saved her life and uses a daily yoga practice to keep her diagnosis in check.

Nicky is a self described “round body” and has been teaching yoga for over 16 years now. Her compassion and first hand understanding of what it feels like to be the first time student, in pain, stressed and feeling intimidated about “not fitting in” is the exact reason why Nicky’s desire to teach first ignited.

She is also a certified MELT instructor: a treatment technique that helps release fibromyalgia, chronic pain and other body related stress disorders.

Nicky teaches techniques to help you alleviate pain caused by fibromyalgia, chronic pain, traumatic stress disorders, migraines, asthma, depression, anxiety, and more. Nicky is a kind, compassionate and understanding instructor, who is very aware of the human body, and knows how to make safe modifications that will assist you in obtaining the most out of your yoga practice.

Nicky understands the issues with body image perception, and always offers a friendly environment, where no-BODY gets left behind.

Out in our community, Nicky teaches classes and workshops for many associations and businesses. Including the North Bay Regional Health Care Centre, North Bay and Area Aids Committee, North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit, Children’s Aid Society, the Retired Teachers Foundation of Nipissing, and more.

Nicky’s passion for yoga, and compassion for all prompted Nicky to initiate a yoga program for patients in the mental health area of the North Bay Regional Health Centre.

Nicky is available for wellness talks and workshops away from the studio as well.