Nicole Petersen

Nicole’s path has been shaped by a weaving of mind, body & spirit, a sense of remembering, and a calling to self-inquiry, all with her heart as her clearest guide. Nicole holds a Bachelor’s degree in Global Studies with minors in Religion & Anthropology. She completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training, Yin Yoga Certification and Reiki Master Training at Green Lotus Yoga & Healing Center. Her passion for holistic wellness and spirituality carried her to India where she studied practices in devotion to the Goddess, Kali; to Costa Rica, where she was introduced to shamanic medicine & herbalism; to Satchidananda Ashram, where she deepened her practice in hatha yoga and meditation; to Guatemala, where she studied dreamwork & Kabbalistic healing; and to the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico, where she studied with Dr. Vasant Lad to become a certified Ayurvedic Health Counselor. Through her work, Nicole aspires to stand in integrity with the lineages of her teachers while making the practices accessible in a modern context. Ultimately, she hopes to serve as a humble steward of these ancient traditions, carrying the light of awareness to inspire radical transformation through embodied wisdom & daily practice.

Ajirna: An Ayurvedic Perspective on Indigestion + Ayurvedic Remedies

indigestion remedies

Whether it is heartburn, stomach ache, malabsorption, constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas, ulceration or other GI conditions, most people experience some manifestation of indigestion (ajirna) in their lives. Here, we take a look at the causes and Ayurvedic remedies for indigestion. From an Ayurvedic perspective, the root cause of these indigestion symptoms …

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What Is Rtucharya? Ayurvedic Seasonal Living: Summer Diet + Lifestyle Guidelines

summer rtucharya seasonal living

Here we take a look at what rtucharya is and what Ayurveda prescribes for the summer including lifestyle guidelines, summer diet, and herbs for the summer season. Ayurveda emphasizes a rhythmic and cyclical view of life. These rhythms are characterized largely by the fluctuations of elements and doshas both within an individual’s …

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Ayurveda’s Panchakarma Treatment, Therapy + Cost

Panchakarma treatment, Panchakarma therapy, Panchakarma cost.

Panchakarma therapy, literally translated as “five actions,” is a form of detoxification and rejuvenation integral to Ayurvedic medicine. It cleanses the bodily tissues of toxins, restores balance of the tridosha, opens the subtle channels of the body and offers rejuvenation to promote sustained wellness and longevity. In addition to offering …

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