Meet Nyamwathi Gichau – Yoga Instructor, Psychotherapist & Energy Healer

Posted on September 11th, 2018
Categories: News

Nyamwathi Gichau is an Internationally Registered Yoga Teacher (RTY 200) with the Worldwide Yoga Alliance. Her styles include Creative Vinyasa Flow, Alignment Based Hatha & Yin Yoga. She is also a certified KinAesthetic® and Reiki® Therapist with a BA in Psychology. Each of her classes incorporate a holistic approach to union (yoga) using breath-work (pranayama), mindfulness, energy healing, aromatherapy and meditation.

Nyamwathi first “met” yoga over 15 years ago and has used it as a personal transformation and healing tool for over a decade. She studies and practices in both East and West Africa, shuttling between Francophone Senegal and Anglophone Kenya.

Nyamwathi’s vision is to be a healer and a teacher in service to others, helping transform and restore physiological and psychological wellbeing through the gift of yoga. Her passion for self-discovery and healing led her to be the Founder of Indigo Wellness® and Goddess Wraps® ; serving as a platform for self-love, wellbeing and recovery after trauma and abuse through nature-based healing retreats, holistic therapy programs and head-wrap styling. 

For more please information visit  www.yogininyamwathi.com & www.goddess-wraps.com

TEACHING STYLES + EXPERTISE:

Alignment-based Hatha, Vinyasa Flow & Yin Yoga

Private Instruction, Group Classes and Corporate (Office) Yoga

 

  A passionate and holistic yoga instructor with advanced training in psychology, yoga, meditation, energy healing, marketing, communications & graphic design. “I enjoy inspiring, motivating and empowering others to prioritise wellness, self-awareness, self-healing, and commitment to long-term health and fitness goals. Energetic, nurturing and empathic intuitive abilities enable insightful guidance to what each student needs in aiding in their wellness journey, recovery and growth.” Nyamwathi

EXPERIENCE:

Yogini Nyamwathi (Nairobi) – Lead Instructor: November 2016 till present

·       Creating personalized programs to increase wellbeing for private practitioners with different levels (Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced Practitioners).

·       Incorporate each student’s special needs and design dynamic and healing classes. 

·       Guide meditation and intention setting at the beginning and end of every practice enabling practitioners to center themselves and build their body-mind awareness

·       Identify and address incorrect posture and repositioned students alignment

·       Develop promotions, packages and create themed classes to increase reach, awareness and engagement

 

PRISM Yoga (Dakar – Senegal) Resident Instructor: November 2017 & February/March 2018

·       Led yoga classes for different skill levels (Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced Practitioners)

·       Focused on teaching correct alignment of each yoga asana (posture) to ensure maximum benefits, correct posture and safety

·       Guided meditation and intention setting at the beginning and end of every practice enabling practitioners to center themselves and build their body-mind awareness

·       Worked with students of different ages, body types and fitness levels, creating personalized programs to increase wellbeing

 

Office Yoga Instructor – Ogilvy Advertising (Nairobi): February/March 2017 

·       Created and launched OgilvYoga – a corporate yoga program to decrease stress and increase focus & workplace productivity

·       Research & Proposal Writing for Corporate in-house wellbeing programs

·       Provided in-depth research and information on the human anatomy focusing on vagus nerve stimulation

·       Focused on teaching correct alignment of each yoga asana (posture) to ensure maximum benefits, correct posture and safety

·       Special focus on the lumbar spine decompression for alleviation of lower-back pain and spinal disc injury

 

Get in touch with Nyamwathi on +254 737 543 789 or e-mail: [email protected]