Nicole Doherty Certified Yoga Teacher Instructor

About Nicole

As an Empowerment Coach, Shamanic Reiki Master Healer, Ceremonialist and Medicine Woman, Nicole empowers the awakened woman on a healing path to breakthrough their limiting beliefs, unleash her priestess power and actualize her visions.

Nicole has been apprenticing in Shamanic healing practices for close to a decade with shamans trained in the Shipibo tradition in Peru, learning how to release trauma and stuck energy to bring about deep healing.

Through her authentic vulnerability, powerful voice, strong intuition, and lightness of being, Nicole co-facilitates her clients through a deep alchemical healing process with Spirit and helps to empower them to activate their highest potential. You can find Nicole teaching trainings and classes in Los Angeles, CA as an E-RYT 500 YogaWorks Teacher & Trainer. She is an online Shamanic Empowerment Coach for the The Sacred Valley Healing Center in Mount Shasta, one of the premiere centers that leads healing retreats in the US and Peru.

She also offers Goddess Full & New Moon Gatherings, Cacao Ceremonies, Shamanic Reiki Circles and Women’s Empowerment Workshops at large festivals like Lightning in a Bottle, Symbiosis, and Oregon Eclipse and leads transformational healing retreats around the world.

Nicole writes for a variety of wellness blogs, such as MindBodyGreen, Elephant Journal, Yoganonymous, Yogaworks, Beach Bodies, and American Athlete.

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Yoga Teaching Style

Nicole’s unique style of alignment-based vinyasa yoga integrates intelligent sequencing, curative philosophies and invigorating breath work to create a deeply transformative class that challenges her students in all the right ways. Her soulful and healing voice graces every practice with the sacred beauty of sound.

Training & Certification

    • E-RYT 500 YogaAlliance & YogaWorks Certified
    • YogaWorks Teacher Trainer
    • Subtle Body Training I & II with Jeanne Hieleman
    • Master Reiki Healer
    • Yoga2Life – Core Coaching for Effective Change with Coach Training Alliance
    • 200-RYT in Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow from It’s Yoga with Larry Schultz
    • 18-Hour Yoga for At Risk Youth with Hala Khouri
    • Countless workshops over the years at conferences and festivals

Yoga teachers Nicole has received stellar classes, workshops and education from: Joan Hyman, Jeanne Heileman, Malachi Melville, Kia Miller, Mia Togo, Birgitte Kristen, Thomas Taubman, Gigi Snyder, Suzanne Sterling, Hala Khouri, Shiva Rea, Seane Corn, David Swenson, Ana Forrest, Annie Carpenter, Judith Lassiter, Richard Miller, Rod Stryker, Ramanand Patel, Tias Little, Gary Kraftstow, Dharma Mittra, Mark Whitwell, Natasha Rizopoulos, Sianna Sherman, Saul David Raye, Scott Blossom, Buddy Macuha, Sherman Morris, Rusty Wells, Les Leventhal, Larry Schultz, Marie Hajar Schultz, Todd Taylor, Katie Cariffe, Reed Taylor, Donovan Hicks, and Rene Henley.



Where You Can Find Nicole

Nicole teaches public and private sessions in Los Angeles, teaches workshops at yoga studios and large festivals such as Lightning in a Bottle and leads transformational retreats in exotic locations around the world.

You can also find her writing online.  Nicole was the yoga expert columnist for American Athlete Magazine and writes for a variety of health & wellness blogs, such as MindBodyGreen, Elephant Journal, Yoganonymous, Glad.Is and her own at

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