Nikki Costello is a certified Iyengar Yoga teacher. She has been teaching yoga for 20 years and was previously certified in Jivamukti Yoga and Anusara Yoga. For eight years, she taught exclusively for the SYDA Foundation, as a hatha yoga and meditation teacher. As part of the organization she taught hatha yoga in retreats and events in North America, South America, Europe, India and China. In 2005, she returned to New York City, and in addition to Yoga Shanti, she currently teaches at Kula Yoga in Tribeca and Williamsburg, Brooklyn. She is an adjunct faculty member of The Iyengar Yoga Institute of Brooklyn and a guest teacher at Virayoga, Laughing Lotus, and Pure.
Nikki is passionate about sharing her study and practice of yoga. She has created several unique educational opportunities for yoga students including: The Teacher’s Practice, The Mentor Practice and The Enrichment Practice. She continues to lead retreats and workshops all over the world and this year is honored to be a contributing editor at Yoga Journal, writing the magazine’s “Basics Column” for 2013-2014.