Nicole Zeigler

Nicole​ ​Zeigler​ ​has​ ​been​ ​a​ ​YTT​ ​certified​ ​yoga​ ​instructor​ ​since​ ​2016​ ​and​ ​a​ ​licensed​ ​massage therapist​ ​since​ ​2004.​ ​She​ ​completed​ ​her​ ​200​ ​hour​ ​teacher​ ​training​ ​at​ ​Willow​ ​Street​ ​Yoga Studio​ ​in​ ​Silver​ ​Spring​ ​MD,​ ​a​ ​well​ ​established​ ​studio​ ​recognized​ ​for​ ​its​ ​anatomical​ ​approach to​ ​Hatha​ ​Yoga.​ ​As​ ​a​ ​licensed​ ​massage​ ​therapist,​ ​this​ ​orientation​ ​aligned​ ​with​ ​Nicole's​ ​existing understanding​ ​of​ ​how​ ​human​ ​bodies​ ​move​ ​and​ ​heal.

Nicole's​ ​personal​ ​experiences​ ​with​ ​yoga​ ​as​ ​a​ ​mental​ ​and​ ​physical​ ​practice​ ​for​ ​healing​ ​and nourishing​ ​the​ ​body​ ​and​ ​mind​ ​began​ ​during​ ​her​ ​early​ ​career​ ​as​ ​a​ ​massage​ ​therapist​ ​and young​ ​mother.​ ​She​ ​practiced​ ​yoga​ ​to​ ​counteract​ ​the​ ​physical​ ​toll​ ​that​ ​life​ ​inflicts​ ​and​ ​in committing​ ​herself​ ​to​ ​a​ ​regular​ ​yoga​ ​practice,​ ​she​ ​realized​ ​that​ ​she​ ​wanted​ ​to​ ​share​ ​the healing​ ​she​ ​found​ ​there​ ​and​ ​commenced​ ​yoga​ ​teacher​ ​training.

Nicole's​ ​joyful​ ​approach​ ​to​ ​yoga​ ​emphasizes​ ​that​ ​sometimes​ ​less​ ​can​ ​be​ ​more​ ​when engaging​ ​in​ ​practice.​ ​She​ ​enjoys​ ​helping​ ​her​ ​students​ ​create​ ​space​ ​in​ ​the​ ​mind​ ​and​ ​body through​ ​a​ ​series​ ​of​ ​breathing​ ​practices.​ ​She​ ​strives​ ​to​ ​create​ ​small​ ​moments​ ​of​ ​meditations

in​ ​motion​ ​while​ ​moving​ ​through​ ​the​ ​asanas/poses.​ ​Nicole's​ ​classes​ ​are​ ​tailored​ ​to​ ​support​ ​the needs​ ​of​ ​her​ ​students​ ​and​ ​draw​ ​upon​ ​her​ ​extensive​ ​knowledge​ ​of​ ​anatomical​ ​movement and​ ​her​ ​deep​ ​compassion​ ​for​ ​the​ ​human​ ​experience.

Nicole​ ​teaches​ ​individual,​ ​couples​ ​and​ ​group​ ​yoga​ ​classes​ ​and​ ​can​ ​work​ ​with​ ​students​ ​to create​ ​a​ ​yoga​ ​practice​ ​that​ ​strengthens​ ​the​ ​body​ ​and​ ​calms​ ​the​ ​mind.​ ​She​ ​is​ ​also​ ​able​ ​to design​ ​an​ ​individualized​ ​yoga​ ​and​ ​massage​ ​program​ ​to​ ​meet​ ​the​ ​healing​ ​and​ ​relaxation needs​ ​of​ ​her​ ​clients. Contact Nicole: nic.z.serenity@gmail.com