Nikki is a Louisville native and yoga enthusiast. She believes yoga is accessible for all ages and strives to bring yoga on and off her mat to as many people as possible. She was introduced to yoga at the age of fifteen and has been an avid hot yoga practitioner ever since. Nikki has been part of the Bend and Zen family as a front desk worker since 2016 and was recently promoted to studio Manager. She completed her 200hr Yoga Teacher Training through the Bend and Zen Teacher Training School in March, 2018. Along with teaching at the studio, Nikki also teaches a children's yoga class at Montessori School of Louisville and is a part-time nanny. During her free time she loves being with family, reading and hiking. She lives in Louisville, KY, with her loving boyfriend, her four dogs and her two cats.