Nikki Jacobs, RYT-500, Certified Anusara Yoga Teacher
Nikki was introduced to yoga in 1994 when she took a workshop while living in Jamaica and serving in the US Peace Corps. It wasn’t until she attended an Anusara workshop in 2001 with John Friend that she felt truly inspired to devote herself to the study and practice of yoga. ” What was so profound to me is that through the alignment and up lifting philosophy of Anusara not only was I able to go deeper into postures but my heart seemed truly expanded. I left the workshop grinning ear to ear” She immersed herself in the teachings of Anusara Yoga studying with many master Anusara Teachers but primarily with Deb Neubauer and John Friend.
Nikki infuses her classes with an authentic enthusiasm for the transformative power of the practice. She draws her inspiration from her everyday experiences and teaches from the heart. She has over seventeen years of experience working in orthopedics specializing in the upper extremity. This detailed knowledge of anatomy and kinesiology is reflected in her clear and precise alignment instructions and therapeutic knowledge She offers classes that are uplifting and inspiring while she serves each students needs. “I am filled with such gratitude for my teachers for their eloquent and clear teachings of the method and to John Friend for the gift of this beautiful life-affirming school of yoga.”
Read here to see where Nikki stands on recent events involving John Friend and Anusara Inc.