RYT, RPYT, YACEP, BD, RM
My name is Nina Zettl and I live in Victoria with my husband and three children. I founded my business, Freedom From Within, in September of 2012 and was headquartered out of Saskatoon for the past eight years. I am a Yoga Teacher, Self Regulation Therapist, Birth Doula and Reiki Master and combine these modalities to create a powerful and unique healing experience for my clients and students. My work is focused on helping my clients deepen their mind-body-spirit connection, to empower them to connect to their innate gifts and inner wisdom and help them move through trauma that impedes them from living a full and harmonious life.
My yoga journey started at the age of eight with my mother who introduced me to asana, meditation and breath-work as a way to help manage asthma symptoms. Through various stages of my life it has served as a deeply healing and transformative practice and inspired me to share this practice with others. I have spent the last ten years studying and teaching various styles of yoga from Prana Flow, Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga, Lila Vinyasa Flow, VinyasaKrama, Hatha and Yin Yoga and have over 500 hours of yoga teacher training. I established my business, Freedom From Within Yoga in September of 2012 and have since taught over 2000 hours of yoga throughout the province of Saskatchewan. I offer Power Flow, Flow, Yin, Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga classes and private yoga classes.
As I deepened my studies in the subtle aspects of yoga, I could see the power and healing that came from harnessing and directing prana. Prana, in sanskrit, is described as the universal life force energy that permeates through all living things. In Japanese, the same energy is called ki. Reiki was a natural progression of my healing journey and has taught me how to connect to our innate power, wisdom and self healing mechanisms as well the universal life energy that in available to all of us. I have studied Usui and Holy Fire Reiki with Linda Cimpric of E-volve One, Holy Fire Reiki Master Program with Candace Hawkshaw and completed a Master Level in New Earth Angel Reiki with Andrea Kehler.
Self Regulation Therapy:
I began studying SRT with psychologists Dr. Lynne Zettl and Dr. Ed Josephs of the Centre Foundation for Trauma Research and Education in 2016 after experiencing my own transformative healing with the modality. Growing up with chronic asthma, I suffered from several asthma attacks that left me hospitalized. Treating the trauma that resulted from these experiences and learning to regulate and resource my nervous system through SRT has been a game changer for me. It has not only reduced my dependancy on asthma medications but has also contributed to a better quality of life. After witnessing the positive effects of a well supported nervous system, I became inspired to learn this modality to help others. Over the past three years, I have successfully supported clients who have suffered from recurring concussions, anxiety, depression, sexual and physical abuse, motor vehicle accidents, birth trauma and dental trauma. My experience in this field has motivated me to study Psychology.
TRAININGS & CREDENTIALS
RYT, RPYT, YACEP, CYT
200 Hour Yoga Alliance Teacher Training Program (Namaskar Yoga School)
85 Hour Yoga Alliance Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Program (Namaskar Yoga)
25 Hour Prana Flow Teacher Training Program (Adri Kyser)
30 Hour Lila Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher Training Program (Clara Roberts-Oss)
100 Hour VinyasaKrama Yoga Teacher Training (Ramaswami Srivatsa)
50 Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training (Vicent Lu)
20 Hour Trauma Consious Yoga Teacher Training (Judy Weaver)
The Art of Channeling Training (Andrea Kehler and Sara Downey)
Usui Reiki Levels 1 & 2 Training (Linda Cimpric E-volve One)
Holy Fire Reiki II Levels 3 & Master Program (Candance Hawkshaw, Soaring Spirit)
New Earth Angel Reiki Levels 1, 2, 3 & Masters Program (Andrea Kehler)
(CENTRE FOUNDATION FOR TRAUMA RESEARCH AND EDUCATION)
Foundations Course - Levels 1, 2 & 3
Post Advanced 2 - Medical & Dental Trauma
Psychological Anatomy Course
Upleader Institute CST Level 1
DONA International Doula Course
12 Hour Birth Education Course with Suzanne Moquin
Sacred Pregnancy Course, Sacred Living Movement University
Homeopathy for Pre Birth, Birth and Beyond with Mirando Castro (The Centre For Homeopathic Education)
UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (In progress)