…and welcome to niccolayoga.com, the internet home of Niccola Nelson! Niccola is honored to be a student and teacher of the Ashtanga Yoga method as taught to her by the late Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India. She has been studying and practicing in this tradition since 2004 and is excited to bring her love of Ashtanga to the Central Coast of California! Niccola is a passionate teacher who approaches and introduces the series in a fun, unique and non-competitive way. She firmly believes in the benefits of a committed, daily yoga practice and hopes to inspire you to find your own path. For the past eight years, she has had a successful following in Chicago and now brings her firsthand experience of this powerful method to Arroyo Grande, Pismo Beach, Nipomo and San Luis Obispo!
A chef’s wife/ yoga teacher’s guide on how NOT to make an “asana” out of yourself… off the mat and in the kitchen!
I have a real treat for you all today! This being a yoga blog, I wanted to share some videos with you that I have filmed throughout the past months. Sometimes it’s so hard to actually describe certain stretches or poses without actually giving you a visual and with this here post, I’m aiming for such. I read all of your comments and questions and I’m constantly being asked what I do for a sore neck, or what I personally do to strength my abdominal muscles or “core” and which poses are my favorite to practice. So sit back, relax and watch some “Nicc at Nite”! read more…