Kim Nashed

"As the essence of the tree is hidden in the seed, so the essence of the tree of man is hidden in the seed of the soul."
~B.K.S. Iyengar

Yoga Alliance certified E-RYT500, YACEP

Kim, a nationally certified and 500 hour advanced-training certified teacher, leads classes that integrate the body, breath, a quiet mind, and an open heart. Her classes create the environment and space for personal exploration.

June 2011 - Hatha Yoga Certification, 200 hours, by Earth Heart Yoga. This Teacher Certification covered Yoga as a physical practice, as well as study of the Philosophy of Yoga.

July 2012 - Yoga Immersion, 105 hours, with Todd Norian and Ann Greene of Ashaya Yoga. The immersion covered study of proper alignment, pranayama (focused breathing), meditation, philosophy, tantra, anatomy, and the chakra system.

Feb 2013 & May 2015 - Ashtanga Yoga Training, 30 hours, led by Beryl Bender Birch of The Hard and The Soft Yoga Institute. This intensive training was of the physical Ashtanga Yoga Lineage exclusively with focus on the sequencing of poses in the Ashtanga style.

May 2015 - Advanced Standards Teacher Training, 380 hours, by Yoga On York. A wide and thorough Yoga Teacher Certification was presented in this East meets West training. Topics covered included Ancient Wisdom in the Yoga Tradition and how it is a counter part to Modern Western Science, Hatha, Vinyasa Flow and Ashtanga Sequencing, Meditation, Pranayama (focused breathing), Shatkarmas (yogic detoxing),the Chakra System, Bandhas (joining the physical and energetic bodies), Bhakti Yoga, Anatomy and Physiology, Philosophy and Ethics.

October 2017 - Yoga Nidra Certification, 40 hours, at ShivaShakti School of Yoga. Instruction in the deep, guided Meditation known as Yoga Nidra was the focus of instruction, including how to prepare students - body and mind - to relax.

PLUS, countless workshops, retreats and classes!