Nancy MacDonald, E-RYT 500 is a Yoga Alliance-registered yoga teacher with advanced certifications in Restorative Yoga, Pranayama, Chair Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Assisted Tai Yoga Level 1, Prenatal/Postnatal, Seniors, Cancer & Chronic Illness, Osteoporosis, and Yoga Therapy focusing on Back, Neck, Shoulder, Hip and Knee Pain. In addition to teaching at Yoga4All Nancy is currently a lead teacher in the Lotus Pond Yoga Teacher Training in Tampa, Fl. Teaching as one of the lead teachers in the 200 hour Program 1 and 2, and also as one of the lead teachers in the 500 hour training program. The joy of teaching teachers inspires Nancy to continue her studies with Karin Stephan, Doug Keller, Judith Lasater, Amy Weintraub, and other teachers that blend alignment with therapy to allow each student to find the asana postures that serve their bodies. Nancy studies over 150 hours each year, one to one, with Karin Stephan, a master Iyengar teacher. Nancy finds the blending of her studies allows her to present a class that meets the needs of the students in the room. Movement, alignment, breath work and fun are staples of every class. Nancy’s experience teaching in many different environments and her unique skill in using props to assist students enhances her ability to support students at all levels to safely progress in their yoga practice with joy and comfort. Nancy’s focus is to teach students to reduce stress while creating inner peace and serving their body. Aromatherapy, which is offered in every class, is a blend of pure essential oils to enhance the meditative mind in Savasana. Private yoga sessions available.