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…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!
Even though it’s spring, it feels like a chilly winter day here on the Central Coast. We are getting some (more) much needed rain and it’s a good day to curl up with a good book and have a glass of Cabernet if you know what I mean. Speaking of wine, Andy and I took a trip to Napa Valley for the first time ever last month and it was one of the best getaways we have had! We seriously went to about 15 wineries and like eight restaurants and I’m ashamed to say that all the wine we brought home is already gone. It’s always my intention to save a bottle for a special occasion or to let it age, but that never happens. Instead, I make wine disappear… what’s your superpower???? read more…