Yoga therapist and educator, Nancy Cooke has been teaching and specializing in yoga as a path for personal healing for almost 10 years. Her background is eclectic; it includes over 1,500 hours of direct training in Yoga Therapy, Ayurveda, Vedic Philosophy/ Mythology, Bhakti Yoga & Devotional Lifestyle, Tantra. Nancy is dedicated to providing in-depth understanding and practical tools for embodied learning.
Nancy's mission is to deliver not just the knowledge of yoga, but the experience of union. She has dedicated her life to healing through applying the science of yoga and finding a greater spiritual purpose to fill every day with. She devotes her time to self-development in pursuit of her dream of one day becoming a truly masterful teacher.
500hr Yoga Teacher & CE Provider | IAYT member
Trauma Informed Yoga Therapist
Professional TIYT Clinical Facilitator
Usui Reiki Master
Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy
900-hour Professional Yoga Therapist
Living Mandala School of Yoga
300-hour Tantra Yoga Teacher Training and Wild Woman Spirituality Immersion with Danielle Dulsky
Munay-ki Rites Initiation and Andean Shamanism Immersion with Hetty Dreissen
Usui Reiki Master
Level 3 Master training with Georgy Janiewicz
1,000-hour Bhakti Yoga Lifestyle Immersion with Prahlada-Nrsimha das
Usui Shiki Ryoho
Level 1 & 2 training in the traditional Usui Reiki method with Amy Rowland
Sundara Yoga Therapy
200-hour Integrative Yoga Therapy Training and 50-hour Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy training with Genevieve Yellin
Ayurvedic Fire Ceremony for personal and planetary transmutation training with Gruruji Shree Mohan Jadhav
Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology
Five Body Wellness offers a practical and effective approach to meeting your wellness needs where they are. Specializing in peer support and coaching for those who struggle with anxiety, depression, and other mental health difficulties, FBW focuses on empowering you with education in therapeutic techniques that are accessible in every day life. Your wellness doesn't have to rest entirely in the hands of others. You can help yourself feel better, and that's what FBW was designed to help you do.
Online Program Offered in Affiliation with The Overcome Anxiety Project
Designed for those who experience anxiety, whether situational or long-term/chronic, the Overcome! program threads together neuroscience, body-based (somatic) approaches to mental health, mindfulness practices, and simple lifestyle changes to provide you with an evidence-based protocol that will help you take back control of your lived experience.
FBW Scholarship Fund & Accessibility Initiative
Our Commitment to Making Wellness Inclusive
Nancy provides need-based scholarships for the Overcome Anxiety Clinic, as well as her online yoga therapy programs. We recognize that holistic healing is often exclusionary and are committed to not only keeping this work financially accessible, but also educating other wellness professionals about ways they can sustainably do the same.
Wellness Professionals Workbook
Sustainable Marketing Strategies for Wellness Professionals
It can be difficult to make ends meet when you insist on living in alignment with your value systems. Finding sustainable solutions for doing what you love without having to become someone you don't is what the Wellness Professionals Workbook is all about!
Thrifting for Wellness
Online Wellness Boutique
A curated collection of items I create and find to support your wellness journey. All proceeds from the boutique go toward the FBW Scholarship Fund.
Paramatma School of Yoga & Complementary Healing
Educational Resources for Yoga Teachers
Formerly a residential training program designed and led by Nancy Cooke, we are in the process of re-formatting to offer continuing education courses for yoga teachers and yoga therapists interested in traditional yoga studies and/or applied yoga therapy for mental health.