Rev Nicole Petroff aka “The Chakra Shaman” journey with holistic arts started with her first yoga class in 1996 when she was in college for obtain a BS in Earth/Environmental Sciences. She saw the power that yoga had to heal and reduce stress from her very first class. Yoga always being in the back of her mind as she became an Environmental Scientist/Geologist. After some time of working in the Environmental field and having her health deteriorate she came to more holistic healing practices after getting frustrated with mainstream medicine always pushing pills and just covering up the symptoms. She started practicing yoga everyday along with receiving and experimenting with holistic healing treatments, changed her diet and she began to feel better. Her own healing inspired her intense study of many holistic healing modalities in which she now offers to others. Nicole’s studies just didn’t come from books but practicing, experimenting and using the modalities on herself.
Nicole is influenced in a variety of different yoga styles and has been practicing yoga since 1996 and teaching yoga since 2008. She has teacher training in Sivananda Vedanta Center, Vinyasa Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra Teacher Training at Kripalu, Chakra Yoga Teacher Training with Anodea Judith. Nicole has earned the title of “The Chakra Shaman” from best selling author Anodea Judith and Creator of the Sacred Centers School in which she has been studying with since 2009. Nicole is becoming a certified Sacred Centers Teacher/Healer of Anodea Judith’s books on the Chakra’s. Nicole became a Certified Integrated Holistic Wellness Educator from State University of NY at Fredonia in 2013. She became a Shamanic Healing Practitioner in 2015 and studied core shamanic healing at the Foundation of Shamanic Studies, and studied Plant Medicines of the Amazon Rain forest through Shamans of Venezwela and Peru. She became a certified Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Master Practitioner/Teacher in 2008. Nicole was ordained reverend into the Priesthood of the order of Melchizedek from the Sanctuary of the Beloved making it official to preform many more ceremonies including; weddings, funeral, end of life transitions, letting go, cutting cords of attachments, full moon, new moon, creating sacred space, space clearing, shamanic journeys and ceremonies.
Nicole offers Personal Healing Services that help people reduce pain, anxiety, depression, stress, insomnia, as well as help release traumas and deeply held emotions stored in the body. Shamanic Healing Therapies, Reiki Therapy, Chakra Therapy, Sound Healing Therapy, Yoga Therapy, Stress Management and Relaxation Services and Education, Customized Ceremonies and transformational programs
She also offers group classes/workshops or online classes in Yoga styles such as Gentle Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, Chakra Yoga, Slow Flow Yoga, Divine Sleep-Yoga Nidra, Partner Yoga, Shamanic Earth Connection Yoga. Holistic Stress Management, Spring Cleanse your Inner and Outer Space, Introduction to Energy Healing Modalities, Reiki Level 1,2 Certifications, Harvest Inner Wisdom of Conscious Relaxation. Introduction to the Chakras, Healing Through Chakra Wisdom, Manifesting through the chakras, Journey into the Chakras Intensive, 7 day Chakra Detox.
You can find more info on Nicoles website www.thechakrashaman.com