About Carol

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Carol Neilson is a space holder, writer, facilitator and passionate teacher/guide of Yin Yoga and mind-body practices. 

Over the last decade, Carol has been immersed in her studies, understanding the energetics of space holding, communication, language, trauma and human connection. She has had the opportunity to learn under the guidance of leading-edge shamanic, feminine mystery school, neuroscience & yoga practitioners in New Zealand, Australia, United States & India. 

She founded the successful YinYoga Napier studio, bringing Yin yoga to Hawkes Bay. She also created the Calm Body Calm Mind workshops/coaching for people with stress and anxiety.

Her current adventures have been in publishing a book, having one of her articles hit the front page of the local newspaper, and the news website Stuff. Her poem Haere Mai is featured in an interview on RNZ.

Carol has recently relocated back to Nelson.  She is now based there, grateful for the chance to bring the gifts and teachings she has received into her home community and beyond.