Meet Nicki

Nicki strives to teach each student that yoga is about being fully present in the moment and discovering that we are truly all One: One Love, One People, One Heart, One Destination – Our Higher Self.

Nicki Doane had a wanderlust that led her to India in 1991 to study yoga. She went to Mysore to meet Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and immediately realized she had found her teacher. Nicki started teaching in 1992. She cites Pattabhi Jois, along with Eddie Modestini, Gabriella Giubilaro, and Tim Miller among her most influential teachers. She is an authorized teacher of Ashtanga Yoga. Although rooted in Ashtanga, Nicki‘s teaching goes beyond the traditional. Her Vinyasa classes combine asana, pranayama, philosophy, and poetry. Nicki’s emphasis is on awareness: creating integrity within each pose that can be carried beyond the mat into daily life.

Nicki teaches at yoga studios and conferences across the globe. She is featured in two Ashtanga Yoga DVDs from Gaiam Inc. and has produced her own series of Maya Yoga DVDs in collaboration with in collaboration with Eddie Modestini. Nicki lives in Maui, Hawaii where she is an owner and director the Maya Yoga Studio. “