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Koko fisch 

Aniko, or Koko for short, started her journey in the holistic healing world with her passion for Food. Growing up in a household where healing foods were used as the primary remedies for any ailment, her fascination with the transformative powers of nature’s medicine cabinet led her to study holistic nutrition and eating psychology. She wanted to help people nourish their bodies and achieve vibrant health. But after working with clients, she began to see how healthy eating is only a small part of the key to true, lasting health. This took her down a path of mind-blowing exploration into the world of quantum biology and energy medicine. After learning several energy healing modalities, life took an unexpected turn when she started to experience a debilitating mystery illness that left her “out of commission” for several years. Through her journey back to health, Koko gained an entirely new perspective on why the body expresses imbalance through dis-ease. The insights she has gained and the methods that had the most profound effect on her own healing journey form the foundation of her work with clients. Koko uses these powerful tools to help clients reclaim their health and tap into their innate abilities to thrive.

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Lea Isidora Onayan

Lea’s love for mindful movement began at a young age as she trained in classical ballet for over 18 years and continued with Yoga when she received her 200-HR certification through Riverstone Yoga & nOMad always at OM. In May of 2020, she received her BA in Dance with a concentration in Body, Science, & Motion from Marymount Manhattan College. She then furthered and expanded her movement education and received her Level 1 & Level 2 Mvt109™ Facilitator certification from nOMad always at OM/Phoebe Leona. Starting her practice at a donation-based studio in NYC, she feels it is important that mindful movement should be accessible and affordable. Through her work, Lea is dedicated to creating a community of equity and inclusion within the yoga and wellness space. Learn more at bahaymvt.com. 

In addition to being a Yoga Teacher & Mvt109™ Facilitator, Lea is nOMad's Community Manager and Virtual Assistant. With her experience working with heart-centered businesses (and being a heart-centered leader herself) she is dedicated to supporting other Guides so they could do what they do best - sharing their gifts and medicine with the world with ease. Learn more about VA work with Lea at lea@themindfulvirtualassistant.com

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Amy Gatzemeyer

Amy is a 500hr nOMad teacher. She loves being part of the nOMad community and finding mindfulness in all forms of movement (especially animal flow, kettlebell flows, and steel mace flow) and all facets of life. Her offerings focus on promoting curiosity in the body through joint strength and mobility and full-body strength and movement exploration. She is also an Army veteran and co-founder of TRIBE Yoga, a non-profit that works to bring the tools of yoga to the active-duty military community.  She currently lives in Stuttgart, Germany, and homeschools her two children. You can find out more about Amy and how she brings the curiosity fostered through movement into her homeschooling and parenting on IG at @amygatzemeyer.  

Practice with Amy on Teachable! Amy’s Yoga For Strength and Mobility course is a creative mix of traditional yoga movements with a mix of strength and mobility moves that are perfect for anyone looking to build physical, mental, and emotional strength.

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Cordelia Gaffar 

I am Cordelia Gaffar, the Replenish Me Strategist. I am on a mission for Black women to get  your bliss on! Replenish Me ™ is here to help! This 5 step nurturing process licks all the T’s and bounces on all the i’s. In one of my eight books, Detached Love: Transforming Your Heart Do That You Transform Your Mind, I breakdown the original Replenish Me ™ process through my research, client stories and personal vulnerable shares. And Boy! has it had an upgrade since 2020!

I won Best Podcast Host for her solo show called Free to Be Show twice! and a few others:  Top National Influencer, Sexy Brilliant Leader, and inducted into the Global Library of Female Authors in 2020; and the Brainz Global 500 Award of Influencers and Entrepreneurs for 2021 and won BOOKS for PEACE 2022 award, CREA Award and Podcast of the Year.

Featured on America Meditating Radio, British Muslim TV, Spirituality Podcast, Ultimate Coach Podcast, also featured on South African radio 786, and Fox News.

Melanie Riot

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Melanie Riot is a certified holistic health coach and energy healing practitioner, based in Los Angeles, California. 

Melanie has long had a passion for deeper meaning, exploration and understanding. During her 10+ years working in the corporate world, Melanie used any and all free time to travel the world and explore holistic methods. In 2019, Melanie made a big career shift, leaving her corporate job and turning her attention full time to the work she was most passionate about. Today through nutrition, holistic practices and coaching, Melanie empowers people to establish new health and well-being habits that will support their person at all levels - physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual - allowing them to live healthier, more peaceful lives in line with their values.

Learn more about Melanie and her work at melanieriot.com.

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Bill Kupchin

Bill was raised on a small farm in Troy, Pennsylvania. He finished High School in St Petersburg Florida and went to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. He has played Rugby, Football, Track and Field, and Wrestling. He has been stationed in Miami Beach, Pensacola, Clearwater, Kodiak AK, Anchorage and Fairbanks. He currently resides in The Dalles Oregon. He has flown multiple aircraft for training and search and rescue for the USCG and USAF including T34C, TH57,  HH3F, HH60J and HH60G. He has also deployed many times to The Caribbean, Kuwait, Turkey, and Afghanistan. He retired from military service and has been working in Aviation Safety commercially ever since. He also has a personal training studio TempleTrainingTech.com and enjoys hiking, camping and being outdoors as much as possible.

Bill first experienced yoga through seeking relief from back and hip pain due to arthritis. 22 years of military service had taken its toll on both body and mind.  After moving to the Columbia River Gorge from Alaska, he found relief in restorative yoga.  Feeling brave one day, he entered his first Bikram yoga class and never looked back. Wanting to share what he discovered, he pursued his 200 hour CYT and has a passion for making yoga accessible for all populations.  Bill enjoys practicing outdoors and weaving philosophy into his practice. He is a 200 hr CYT, CPT and Rowing Coach. He teaches online with Tribe, nOMad and in person at Pure Yoga The Dalles. Learn more about Bill at templetrainingtech.com. 

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Jen Piekarz

Jen is a 200 hr nOMad RYT, a Special Education teacher, and a mother of two. She loves yoga because it is as much of a work in as it is a work out. Teaching at various spots in the Hudson Valley. Find more information about Jen and her offerings here.