Nickole Thornton Gonzales was pulled to her dharma in 1996, when she first attended the Sivananada Ashram in San Francisco, CA for Satsang. She had an awaking and embraced her life’s purpose to be of service to people and community. Nickole currently lives in Seattle, WA and is the founder of NW Ayurveda. She is a Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, Licensed Massage Therapist, and Yoga Instructor. Nickole travels to various Yoga and Ayurvedic centers across the United States and Mexico providing Lectures, Workshops, Consultations, Retreats and Panchakarma.
Nickole began her yogic practice in 1996 with the principles of Iyengar. Over the years, she developed her own unique style focused on alignment which blends Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Anusara, and Ayur Yoga. She began her Ayurvedic career in 2000 under the direction of Dr. Vasant Lad at The Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She began teaching Ayurvedic Classes and Alternative Therapies in 2005. Nickole attained her Yoga certification in 2008 from the Sivananda Ashram in Neyyar Dam, India. While in India, she also attend the Guru Kula program to study Advanced Ayurvedic Assessments with Dr. Vasant Lad in Puna.
Nickole is a committed aspirant to Ayurveda and Yoga. She enjoys facilitating sacred space for all walks of life to embrace these ancient techniques and find results that last a life time.
Join Nickole Gonzales in Mexico to embrace this wisdom of Ayurveda and Yoga that is applicable to everyday for self healing. Unwind your mind, body, and spirit to a state of harmony, vitality, balance, strength, and mental clarity.