Nicole Marcia, MA, ERYT 500 has taught therapeutic yoga classes and offered individual sessions to trauma survivors struggling with trauma and addiction since 2004.
She also trains yoga teachers and clinicians in the trauma-sensitive yoga theory and techniques required to support trauma survivors in their healing, long-term stability and recovery.
In 2009, Nicole was awarded a master’s degree with a specialization in yoga therapy from Lesley University in Boston, MA. Since then, she has been employed by the Provincial Health Services Association at their Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addictions.
She serves as the director of training at Yoga Outreach, is a faculty member at Ajna Yoga and the Vancouver School of Yoga and a curriculum developer and instructor the Langara College Continuing Studies.
She teaches at Onsite, the treatment arm of North America’s first safe injection site and is a member of Bridge for Health and the Breathe Network which connects survivors of sexual violence with healing arts practitioners.