Nicole Doherty Certified Yoga Teacher Instructor

About Nicole

Nicole has been serving the wellness industry for over a decade as a Women’s Empowerment Coach, Trauma-Informed Emotional Healer, Shamanic Reiki Master, Transformational Breathwork Facilitator, E-RYT 500 YogaWorks Teacher Trainer and Medicine Woman.

Her signature program, Unleash the Priestess Within + Thrive, empowers the awakened woman on a healing path to breakthrough her limiting beliefs, unleash her priestess power and actualize her visions.

Through her authentic vulnerability, powerful voice, strong intuition, and lightness of being, Nicole co-facilitates her clients through a deep alchemical process with Spirit and helps to empower them to activate their highest potential.

Nicole has been apprenticing in the Shamanic realms for a decade learning how to release trauma and stuck energy to bring about deep healing.

You can find Nicole teaching classes, workshops and trainings on the West Coast and leading retreats around the world. She is co-facilitator at the The Sacred Valley Spiritual Retreat in Mount Shasta, one of the premiere centers that leads healing retreats in the US and Peru.

She offers her signature coaching program, “Unleash the Priestess Within + Thrive” online, and in-person shares Goddess Full & New Moon Gatherings, Cacao Ceremonies, Transformational Breathwork, Shamanic Reiki Circles and Women’s Empowerment Workshops at large festivals like Lightning in a Bottle, Symbiosis, and Oregon Eclipse and Genius Loci.

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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How Did Nicole Find Yoga?

✨ Gracefully put yourself first

✨ Practice radical self love

✨ Free your authentic voice

✨ Create inspired actions 

✨ Clarify your vision

If you are ready to create breakthroughs and reclaim your
passions, power and purpose then I invite you to schedule a free 15 min chat to begin your journey.