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Nicky Poole

Location: Toronto, Canada Level: E-RYT500 Studio(s): 889 Yonge Yoga Community and Wellness Spa

Originally from beautiful New Zealand, Nicky travelled to India in 1999, and ended up living in Asia for the next decade.  In 2004, Nicky founded Breathing Room Yoga , Vietnam's first vinyasa flow yoga studio.  Nicky moved to Toronto in 2009, and started to manage three busy downtown locations for 889 Yoga. She developed their Teacher training program, which she continues to direct and teach today.  Nicky has been studying with Shiva since 2006, and is proud to be a is a graduate of her Prana Flow teacher training program since 2010.   Nicky has assisted and hosted senior Prana Flow teachers (Twee Merrigan, and Simon Park among others) at conferences, teacher trainings and retreats worldwide.  Nicky has a special interest in Pre- and Post-Natal yoga, Ayurveda, and Kalarippayat.   She lives with her husband and two little boys Tai and Kien, who remain her greatest teachers and sources of inspiration. She loves to help her students learn more about themselves through the discipline and creative expression of yoga, and is proud after more than 12 years of consistent, yet constantly evolving practice to still call herself a curious beginner.