"Coco" is Nicole Daignault

Yoga Teacher Training, Varanasi, India, 1999

Holistic Healthcare Practitioner, 2000

Thai Massage training in Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand, 2003


Coco and her kids have shared KIDS and FAMILY YOGA through the University of Windsor, John McGivney Children's Centre, and W.E. CARE FOR KIDS!

CLICK HERE! To enjoy a short breathing practice with your family now!

We created this video for Children's Mental Health Week, 2021, for


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!

Windsor Star article on YOGA for Girls with Down Syndrome

Dec. 6, 2012

Click button above to read the article by Kelly Steele!

Thank you for your support and continued interest in Modified Yoga, Kelly!

cjam .fm radio interviews by "HandiLink" host Cam Wells!

Cam has followed the Modified Yoga program's development from the beginning and has interviewed me several times. The interviews may help answer some of your questions and please feel free to contact me if you have further inquiries!

The above interview, from winter, 2012, discusses the growing Modified Yoga program, which began with a class for teen girls and women with Down syndrome. It quickly grew into specialized classes for a wider range of disabilities, including cerebral palsy and autism.

Below: another interview in the series, from spring 2013, discussing the growing class sizes of Modified yoga classes, the increased benefit of support workers and family members getting involved, including building a home practice. Physical benefits students have been attaining, including core strength and stress relief.

From Spring, 2015

AS www.cocoyoga.ca gets updated, additional interviews up to the current upcoming broadcast will be uploaded.