"Coco" is Nicole Daignault
Yoga Teacher Training, Varanasi, India, 1999
Holistic Healthcare Practitioner, 2000
Thai Massage training in Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand, 2003
Coco teaches Yoga, including Modified and Assisted variations, for the
University of Windsor, the Greater Essex County District School Board,
the Italian-Canadian Handi-Capable Association (ICHA), Community Living,
as well as privately both LIVE/in person, as well as Virtual/Online options.
May, 2020 "HandiLink" interview on cjam.fm, about Coco's various
Yoga and Mindfulness programs moving ONLINE, and the benefits of staying physically and mentally calm during the Co-Vid pandemic.
YOGA is for EVERYBODY!!!
From beginner to teacher level, Coco has shared her expertise in Yoga since 1999. In 2012 she began creating classes for people with physical, mental and intellectual disabilities. Private individuals or groups can book today!
Group classes are ongoing:
Coco leads mental health initiatives at the University of Windsor and Maryvale, in Windsor,
Ontario, Canada, combining Yoga and Mindfulness. Click "Educational Programs"
Click below to listen to hear about MODIFIED and ASSISTED YOGA programs on
"HandiLink", an award-winning program on cjam.fm, hosted by Cam Wells.
Released May 13, 2016: "Run Your Life" PODCAST, featuring Coco
During this interview, Coco and "Run Your Life" host, Andy Vasily, cover many topics including Coco's personal journey, compassion, non-judgement, the neuroscience of meditation, yoga and mindfulness in the school system, and much more!
For insight on Coco and her individualized teaching approach have a listen!
Check out this CNN NEWS SPOT on Yoga for disabilities!
In 2005, Coco returned to India to offer support after the Indian Ocean Tsunami. Sunrise and sunset yoga was taught to the devastated Fishermen daily.
This is an exerpt from a class at the University of Windsor. Coco shares various teachings of yoga from subtle and meditative to fiery and powerful. Even in the most powerful of classes, Coco modifies the practice to suit each individual. Unique guidance, suited to each students needs, is shared with students. From teacher-level to beginner, Coco welcomes everybody all the time!