Nicole began exploring yoga in 2008 seeking relief from a neck and shoulder injury. She was immediately attracted to the practice as a challenge for her body and her mind. After a couple of years of karma yoga at a local studio, she signed up for a Yin Yoga teaching intensive with Deb Donnally and Crystal Palone of Yinside Yoga; completed in March 2016. She then went on to pursue her her 200-hour YTT, completed February 2017 in Negril, JA with Amber Aten, E-RYT 500 and Kelly Thorton, E-RYT 200 (of Prescott, AZ).
In the last year Nicole launched EcoEmpress Nutrition, Yoga & Wellness, LLC. integrating her interests and professional expertise in nutrition, yoga, and environmental literacy. She will completed her Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) supervised practice hours in fall 2018. Her professional background also includes experience in government, politics, and advocacy. For the last 5 years, she has worked to advance environmental justice in New Jersey through education, engagement, and public policy development.
Nicole is interested in the parallels between nature and the human health. She believes that caring for our bodies and valuing our health is directly linked to caring for our planet and being in harmony with the environment. Follow EcoEmpress_NYW
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