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Cynthia Nelson

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@the_backpacking_yogi

Slow Flow, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Nidra, Meditation, Restorative, Yin

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Founding Teacher


"Friends who Yoga together->stay together"


Languages Spoken: English

Country: USA


I have been practicing yoga for over 20 years. My first yoga practice occured in a treatment center for eating disorders. Ever since than, my yoga practice has been my medicine, my ultimate healer. It saves my life everyday through depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders. I am passionate to share yoga with you just not for the physical benefits, but most importantly, the mental health benefits yoga brings to mind, body, and spirit.


My classes are recognized for the warm and inviting environment I create in them. I encourage all to roll out their mats, and I will meet you where you are, while simultaneously taking you to where you want to be. I have studied under many successful yoga teachers in the industry.  After receiving my 200 RYT, I am currently pursing my 500 RYT and Yoga Therapist Certification. I teach at local yoga studios in my community, but have always had a passion to reach outside the four studio walls. 


I invite all to incorporate a yoga practice into their daily routine, regardless of life circumstances or abilities. When off the mat, I am a mother to three boys, devoted wife, nurse in surgery, Fleetwood Mac lover, long trail backpacker, anorexia fighter, and born again free spirit.

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