OM ON THE GREENS
OM ON THE GREENS
…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!
Happy New Year Yummy Yogini readers… a week or so late! I am extremely happy the holiday season is officially over even though it’s my favorite time of the year… but the yoga students have been making me fat with all their homemade cookies and fudges and giftcards and such. I feel as though I packed on some pounds this past month and I’m sure most of you feel the same. I have a motto and it’s this; don’t worry about what you eat from Christmas to New Year’s, worry about what you eat from New Year’s to Christmas… am I wrong?! BUT…I am someone who cannot resist sweets and baked goodies when they have been homemade and are basically still warm and put right in front of me to try. A normal person would probably have one; I on the other hand am not normal and I end up eating three and feeling like crap a little while later. Yet I don’t live and learn, I repeat this mistake year after year and tell myself that this year it will be different! But then I think, well it’s only once a year, and there you have it. Apparently I need a new motto. read more…