Love · Balance · Positivity
Our mission at Yoga First and Wellness is to bring love, balance, and positivity into your life. Taking time for yourself is key to health and happiness. Follow the path of finding balance within and your life will change.
Yoga First and Wellness online coaching is right for you if:
You’re going through a major life change such as divorce, separation, loss, or career changes.
You’re looking to manage feelings of stress and anxiety in your life.
You feel overwhelmed or stuck and don't know what your next step is.
You're looking to make a positive change in your life and feel empowered.
You're looking to improve your self-worth and inner connection to self.
You want to reconnect with, or find, your purpose and passion in life.
You are not alone.
I am here to help, support, and welcome you on your journey.
Together we'll create clarity in your life and find a renewed sense of hope. Following a major life change, it's easy to lose your inner connection to self. In my coaching programs, I guide you through stress and anxiety management, help you build a positive mindset, heal relationships with yourself and others, achieve healthy sleep hygiene, find your passion and purpose, create healthy eating habits, bring movement back into your life, create self-care rituals, career exploration and healthy lifestyle choices.
Who am I?
I am Jennifer Nocito, a mentor, motivator and guide that serves clients virtually to help them improve their overall health using a positive, preventative and holistic approach.
Through health issues, divorce, grief, career changes, and the day-to-day of being a single working mom, breathwork and quieting the mind has been my haven and salvation. Following the end of my marriage, I began to really focus on my physical, mental and spiritual self through the practice of yoga and meditation. This made a huge impact on my life. I took time daily for myself and what a difference this made helping my mentality. There was a sense of relief knowing I was on a positive path for both my daughter and me.
I became a certified yoga, pilates, and meditation teacher so I could share and teach these powerful practices to help people heal and bring joy into their lives. It brings me happiness to be part of making a difference for others.
My coaching role includes supporting people through lifestyle changes following a coaching protocol that uses motivational interviewing and client-led methods. I am an IAWP Clarity Wellness Coach with RHC HCA certification.
Making a decision that you are ready to make a change is a huge first step. This takes courage and it is important to me that our sessions together are healing so you feel secure and safe in this inclusive environment. Our sessions will focus on the present and confidently moving forward living your life to the fullest.
I highly recommend Yoga First and Wellness. Jennifer is highly experienced in all the services she provides and she will always do her best to accommodate your schedule. Try one of Jennifer’s yoga classes in an intimate, ‘non-gym’ environment filled with positive energy. She’ll work at your pace to ensure you’re getting what is best for you.
And she never leaves out the Savasana!
Steve B, Canada
Jennifer is literally the best coach because she explains every exercise very perfectly and I love how her voice is so calming. I want to give appreciation to the video editor, Annabella too. I feel so inspired and healthy when I do some exercise with the help of her instructions. It has been the best experience!
Saroshi S, India
Common misconceptions of meditation
I wanted to share some common misconceptions about meditation that might ease your mind. I hope this answers questions you may have that are holding you back creating resistance when it comes to trying meditation or continuing with this practice.
My mind should be empty
Mindfulness does not erase thoughts. The practice focuses on becoming more aware. This includes the thoughts we have.
There is no pressure to control or be without them. The idea is to be accepting of every part of your own unique experience.
I should feel ____
There are many ways you may feel. The power of this practice
is that you will learn how to cultivate that compassion for yourself no matter what may arise. A full range of thinking is welcome. This can be very healing and nourishing for your body and soul.
Is there more than just thinking?
Most people lead with thinking but mindfulness is transformative in helping people open up to other ways of perceiving and knowing. Through feeling, sensation and imagination this can be a very new liberating experience.
I can't do this I'm too distracted
Distraction is 100% part of the practice. There is no reason for feelings of guilt or frustration. It is all about curiosity and building confidence. When the mind wanders, that is ok and just gently make your way back to instruction and begin again.
Meditation is very serious
Think of mindful meditation as opening up to what is naturally there. If we put too much pressure on ourselves, then tension and stress will be the outcome. Meditation is concentration with the mentality of lightness, curiosity and non-judgement.
Find us on youtube
My daughter, Annabella and I created a YouTube channel when Covid kept us all home to help people stay motivated, moving, inspired and healthy. We are thoroughly enjoying making new videos every month with a variety of fitness and healthy lifestyle segments.
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