Nikki Myers: Founder, Y12SR Yoga

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Nikki Myers is an accomplished speaker, teacher and practitioner, Nikki Myers is an MBA,
C-IAYT Yoga Therapist, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Addictions recovery Specialist, and Certified Health Coach. Born from her personal struggle with addiction, Nikki is the founder of Y12SR, The Yoga of 12-Step recovery. Based in its theme ‘the issues live in the tissues’, Y12SR is a relapse prevention program that weaves the art & science of yoga with the practical tools of 12-step programs. Y12SR meetings are now available throughout the world and the curriculum is rapidly becoming a feature of addiction recovery treatment centers. Nikki’s work has been featured in the New York Times, Black Enterprise, The Huffington Post, Origin Magazine, and She is honored to be a co-founder of the annual Yoga, Meditation and Recovery Conferences at Esalen Institute and Kripalu Center. Nikki was named as a Yoga Journal Game Changer in 2015 and honored as a recipient of the esteemed NUVO Cultural Visionary Award in 2014.

What do I do best?

I am honest, open-minded and wiling in most all areas of my life.  I am that way to the best of my ability not only with myself but in my relationships with others as well.

What makes me the best version of myself?

When all hold all parts of myself equally divine I feel whole and complete.  This has me show up fiercely authentic.

What are my aspirations?

To broaden the message of recovery from addiction from just a conversation about substances or behaviors to include how we all are addicted/attached to how we process our reality.

My Biggest Success?

Being what I see as a positive contribution in the life of my children, grandchildren and many others.

My Most Challenging Moment?

Entering into a alcohol/drug treatment program in 1987.

My Motto?

Let it begin with me.

My Favorite People/Role Models?

My teachers/mentors, Seane Corn and Gary Kraftsow.  Also Sadghuru Vaggi Jassudev, Richard Rohr, Angela Davis, Ruby Sales

My Favorite Places/Destinations?

Cuba, Turks and Caicos, South Africa,

My Favorite Products/Objects?

Vita Mix blender, my apple watch,

My Current Passions?

I’m passionate about:  the mechanics of transformation, meditation.  I love to cook and am passionate about really good food.