Hello and Welcome
I'm Jacqueline, a wife and mother of five who was multi-tasking and juggling life, work, family, responsibilities etc until I discovered the wondrous world of Yoga Nashit - Yoga for Women's Health.
Through my studies and teaching, I have been able to develop a deeper awareness, understanding and connection to my body, how it works and how it naturally changes over time.
I am now on a mission - to educate and empower women, JUST LIKE YOU, to improve your health and well-being by using Yoga as a tool to manage, deal with, treat and prevent a range of health issues - by creating awareness, deepening understanding and strengthening connection to your body and your self.
I work specifically with women on their menopause journey, changing the way they understand and experience this time of life. Using a holistic health approach and using regular Yoga Nashit, I support them to navigate their menopause journey with ease and confidence.
I qualified as a Yoga for Pregnancy Instructor at the Wingate Institute in 2014. In 2017, I qualified as a Yoga Nashit Instructor with Mira Atzi-Padan (founder of Yoga Nashit). Most recently, in 2019, I qualified as a Therapeutic Yoga Instructor at Campus Broshim School of Integrative Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
I work with women at all ages and stages of their life-cycle, specifically women on their menopause journey.
What to expect during my yoga classes.
You won't see me wearing tight spandex, tight vest tops, or promoting any yoga gear in weird and wonderful yoga poses posted on social media. I do not use yoga lingo that you need a degree in yoga philosophy to understand or that doesn't have any relevance to your daily life. I want every woman, regardless of your yoga experience, age or stage of life, to feel comfortable participating in my yoga class.
That's not to say my classes are easy!
You will be challenged and you will break a sweat, you will be pushed to explore and investigate, and I will take you on a journey of self-discovery.
But Yoga Nashit is about every woman coming as she is, on any given day. As you lie on your yoga mat, you tap into your authentic self and practice yoga every time anew, as you are TODAY - with new awareness, new understanding and new connection.
Every practice meets you where you are, and is personalised to respond to your specific needs and life journey.
The Three Pillars: Creating Awareness - Deepening Understanding - Strengthening Connection
All my yoga teaching is based around three pillars, my yoga philosophy:
Creating Awareness - I believe that creating awareness of what is happening in your body is one of the most important elements of improving your own health and well-being. Become aware of the things that feel good or the pain that you are experiencing. Become aware of mood changes, physical and biological changes, how you cope and manage in situations, how you experience stress - Don't ignore anything! As you practice yoga, you will begin to challenge ideas of your body that you just took for granted before.
Deepening Understanding - Through this awareness, you develop an understanding of what this means for you and your body. You understand what is happening in your body, the natural changes that occur, how your body works, and why you may be experiencing specific health issues. By understanding your body's hormones and how much they effect you on a daily basis, you can begin to accept the reality of your life stage with more balance and calm.
Strengthen connection - As a result of the awareness and understanding, you are able to tap into your deep body-mind or physical-emotional connection. This connection allows you to listen to your body and align yourself to what it is telling you. To adapt where necessary, to take action when required, to know how to relate to yourself and those around you, in a balanced way with appropriate expectations. It is this connection that sets you apart, allowing you to become empowered in improving your own health and well-being!