FIND YOUR BALANCE

About

Nicki Petroulaki Her engagement with gymnastics started from a very young age as an track athlete. Later she went to the gymnastics academy continued her studies abroad, the thirst for learning and evolution is one of her characteristics and for this she has not stopped searching and staying informed.

She has been practicing yoga for about 11 years and her journey started by meeting Eva Rouspol, a great teacher who has been cured of motor problems through her yoga practices.

Since then, she has done 200 hours of yoga works, 200 hours Yandara yoga institute, 200 hours of Power yoga institute and 100 hours of Chakra vinyasa by Shiva Rea, and has worked n workshops with various recognized yoga teachers.

She is a recognized yoga teacher as a “Group & Personal Trainer” and a certified “Power Yoga Instructor” with many years of experience in the field of Fitness through her collaboration with many well-established schools and her active participation in relevant seminars.

She is active, consistent, responsible, cooperative and organizational with specialized knowledge and international certifications in Yoga and Pilates. She is also well-known for her strong practices, the instinctive and emotional understanding of the body, and her creative and immersive ways of teaching.

Her purpose is to lead through the teaching more people on the road to self-knowledge and
well-being. For this reason, and in her capacity as Intructor, she has teamed up with two
other Yoga teachers the “3elements” team. With this group, in the last 5 years, she organizes
educational programs, seminars as well as wellness & detox retreats all over Greece
(Mykonos, Crete, Paros, Aegina, Tinos and elsewhere) and abroad, in exotic places (Kerala ,
Zanzibar, Morocco).

At the same time, she has created the “Power House Project“, a place where you can escape
from the demanding everyday life, aiming at enhancing mental and physical strength. Various events are organized in this area and various seminars and workshops are hosted.

Finally, it should be noted that she promotes her ideology through her contribution to a
monthly column in the journal “Forma”, while she is also known for her participation in
various television shows and her collaboration with her sister, Eleni Petroulaki to write the
book “PowerYoga”.

Professional experience

AsanaHealthClub: (2002-today) She is GroupManager of Asana’s gym while also she
teaches group and personal – personalized fitness classes, aerobics, etc. She has
established detox yoga and anti-aging yoga in conjunction with the face Yoga she
practices in the above-mentioned gyms.

Holmes Place (Glyfada): (04 / 2012-08 / 2012) Collaborate as a Yoga Instructor with
the well-known gym chain in the southern suburbs.

GoGoGym (Holargos) & Champ (Ampelokipi): (1994-1999). Collaboration as Aerobic
Instructor. At the same time, Personal Training took place at home.

Gym “IronBody”: (1992-1994) Instructor of Aerobic and other Fitness programs.

Gym “SportsClub”: (1993-1994) Instructor of Aerobic and other Fitness programs.

Gym “Camp”: (1994) Instructor of Aerobic and Other Fitness Programs.

AlfegaHotel (Crete): (06 / 1993-09 / 1993) Instructor of Aerobic and other Fitness
programs.

StarTV: (10 / 1993-02 / 1994) Presentation of a TV program for aerobics for the
particular TV channel.

SKAI: (1994) A concert of a daily sports program.

Education

London Metropolitan University (Sports & Leisure): (1992-1993).
Supervision of 2 semi-annual courses for Personal Training, Fitness Consultancy, Sport Psychology and Coaching.

Baron Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga Institute: (1994) Watch a specialized Yoga course.

Department of Physical Education and Sport Science (1991): Introduction to the Department of Physical Education and Sports (DEFA) of the University of Athens. The introduction was due to its sporting performance. In particular, in 1987 he held the national record for the long jump (5: 45m) and won the third place in the 400m national competition.

SEMINARS-WORKSHOPS (LABORATORIES)

Aerobics & Fitness Magazine: (10 / 1991-04 / 1993) Surveillance of specialized
seminars with the following topics:

1. “Fitness, Aerobic and Aqua Aerobics Racing” (4 days) (10/1991) 2. “Body Conditioning & Cardio Funk” (lasting 4 days) (11/1991) 3. “Low High Impact and Slide” (01/1992) 4. “Choreography and anatomy” (4 days duration) (02/1992) 5. “Circular training and” interdisciplinary “training (4 days) (03/1992) (4th day) (04/1992) 7. “Choreography, movement and nutrition” (4 days) (12/1992) 8. “Jazzexercise, low impact, stretching” (4 days duration) (01/1993) 9. “Racing Aerobic, Safety and Anatomy” (4 days duration) (02/1993) 10. “Aqua Aerobic, low and high impact step” (duration of 4 days) (03/1993) 11. “Exercises for the lower part of the body and exercises with weights” (duration 4 days) (04/1993).

Hellenic Aerobic Gymnastics & Physical Fitness Association: (11 / 93-05 / 1994) Cycles of Seminars of International Values ​​Instructors 1. “Slide, funk and up combo jump” with Charlotte Williams (27-11 / 1993-28- 11 / 1993) 2. «Step» with David Green (05-03 / 1993-06 / 03/1993) 3. “Powerstepping, Total Body Workout” with Lynne Brick (28/05 / 1993-29 / 05/1993) 4. “Aerobic Exercises” with Mauro Maschkvich (28/05 / 1994-29 / 05/1994)

Panhellenic School of Aerobics and Fitness: (04/1993) Follow-up of a seminar organized by the Pan-Hellenic School of Aerobics and Fitness on the lower body exercises, step and choreography by Philip Grey. Pan Hellenic Aerobic Gymnastics & Physical Fitness Association: 08/05 1993) Follow-up of special aerobic seminars Lynne Brick (theory and practice) organized by Aerobic & Fitness magazine under the supervision of the Hellenic Association of Aerobic Gymnastics and Physical Fitness.

Pan-Hellenic Aerobic Gymnastics & Physical Fitness Association: (10/1993) Graduation observation series of seminars with the following topics: 1. Dancing exercise and kinesiology 2. Equipment-Nutrition- Music-Positive results of HIGH IM. 3. Laboratory of intermittent, circular and plemenometric training. 4. Fat Burning- Diet and Exercise. Simply Stepping.6. Compo Step.

Workshop on Body Conditioning by Sally Brooks in Lancaster: (09/1994)

Training with Rob Bone at London’s Harbor Club: (09/09 / 1994-17 / 09/1994)

Hellenic Association of Aerobics and Physical Fitness: (1994) Follow-up of Aerobic and Fitness Aerobic Seminars organized by Aerobic & Fitness magazine under the supervision of the Hellenic Association of Aerobics and Physical Fitness.

Hatha-Yoga Hellenic Association: (19/09) -21/09/2003) Follow-up of a 3-day seminar with Eva Rouspol.International Aerobic & Fitness Congress: (21-23 / 11/2003) Participation in the training seminar “Thai Yoga Seminar”. This seminar was organized by the Panhellenic Association of Gyms and the Attica Gymnastics Association and the Youth and Sports Organization of the Municipality of Athens.

Training Center for Holistic Exercise & Art: (2005) Follow-up of a training course on
“Prana Vinyasa Flow” by Yoga Master Shiva Rea. Fitness Academy: (2005) Certificate
of participation in the 1st Aerobics Seminar held at the Peace and Friendship Stadium by Fitness Academy. International Aerobic & Fitness Congress: (11-13 / 02/2005) Follow-up training course “Thai Yoga”. This seminar was organized by the Panhellenic Association of Gyms and the Attica Gymnastics Association in the Olympic Stadium.

Life Center: (2006) Course attendance course for 7.5-hour yoga teachers on “Asana for meditation and meditation in Purna Yoga with Aadil and Mirra Palkhivala”.

IDEA (Health & Fitness Association): (2007) Certification of professional recognition by the internationally acclaimed organization, which has included me to its members.

Grand Fitness-Wellness Bootcamp 2010 (Yoga Hall): (06-07 / 03/2010) Watch a seminar organized by Studio One (School of Fitness & Aerobics).

Fitness Grand Prix: (2011) Certificate of participation in Fitness

Gymnastica: (19 & 20/03/2011) Παρακολούθηση ειδικού διήμερου κύκλου σεμιναρίων με εισηγητές τους εργοφυσιολόγους: Γιώργο Μουλίνο, M.Sc. Ph.D. και Γιώργο Σκόλιο, M.Sc. Ο κύκλος σεμιναρίων είχε την εξής θεματολογία:α)Εκπαιδευτικό σεμινάριο «Old Fashion Equipment»β)Επιμορφωτική ημερίδα «New Generation Exercise»γ)Ενημερωτικό σεμινάριο «Elastic Explosive Training»δ) Επιστημονική ημερίδα «Άσκηση και διατροφή: Παράγοντες αντιγήρανσης»

Mat Work Review with Alan Herdmun: (02-04/2011) Παρακολούθηση ειδικού σεμιναρίου που διοργάνωσε ο εκπαιδευτικός φορέας Studio One (School of Fitness & Aerobics).

1o Πανελλήνιο Φεστιβάλ Γιόγκα: (02-03/04/2011) Συμμετοχή στο πρώτο πανελλήνιο φεστιβάλ Γιόγκα που πραγματοποιήθηκε από το Σύλλογο Γιόγκα Ελλάδας.Yandara Yoga Institute: (2011)

Εκπαιδευτικό κύκλο μαθημάτων για καθηγητές Yoga (διάρκεια 200 ωρών). Το συγκεκριμένο σεμινάριο περιελάμβανε εκπαίδευση και πρακτική σε τεχνικές των Asana, Pranayama, Meditation, Chanting, Anatomy & Physiology, Yogic Philosophy, Ethics και Life-Style καθώς και πρακτική εξάσκηση. Mε τη συμπλήρωση των συγκεκριμένων ωρών απέκτησε και την επίσημη πιστοποίηση από τον παγκόσμιο οργανισμό Yoga Alliance για να διδάσκει Yoga.

Athens Trainers:Απόκτηση της επίσημης πιστοποίησης για τη διδασκαλία της μεθόδου Pilates.Η πιστοποίηση αφορά τα επίπεδα 1, 2 και 3. (2012)

Yogacampus: (15-21/09/2012) Βεβαίωση παρακολούθησης προγράμματος με τίτλο «Chakra Vinyasa 2: Living Energy Flow Teacher Training Intensive» και απόκτηση διπλώματος. Εισηγήτρια του προγράμματος, που είχε διάρκεια 40 ώρες, ήταν η Shiva Rea.

Ultimate Pilates of Greece: (10/11/2012) Βεβαίωση παρακολούθησης του «Mat program Level 1» του συστήματος «Ultimate Pilates of Greece».

Conferences

4th Panhellenic Aerobics & Fitness Conference: (15-17 / 04/1994) Certificate of attendance at a seminar held in Thessaloniki by the Greek Aerobics & Fitness Training School and Adonis Athletic Nursery.

International Aerobic & Fitness Association (IAF): (1995) Participation in the 2nd Panhellenic Aerobics-Fitness & Science Conference.

International Aerobic & Fitness Association (IAF): (1996) Participated in the 2nd Panhellenic Aerobics-Fitness & Science Conference with guest Scott Cole.

International Aerobic & Fitness Congress: (21-23 / 2003) Certificate of participation in the scientific meeting on “Mechanisms of mobilization and burning of body fat”. This conference was organized by the Pan-Hellenic Association of Gyms and the Attica Gym Association and the Youth and Sports Organization of the Municipality of Athens.

(15-17 / 04/2005) Diploma of attending the conference and participating in the practical seminar on “Alternative forms of gymnastics” (Power Yoga, Capoeira, Body Sculpting) Choreographic Experiments: Prima- Vista-Synthesis). The seminar was organized by the Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, University of Thessaly, under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism Development of the Hellenic Tourism Organization.

3rd Fitness Meeting: (27-29 / 05/2005) Diploma for participation in the conference organized by the Pan Hellenic Association of Gyms, Attiki Gymnastics Owners Association and the European Fitness Center Association.

International Aerobic & Fitness Congress: (03-05 / 11/2006) Diploma for participation in the conference organized by the Hellenic Association of Gyms, the Association of Athenian Gymnastics Owners, the Youth and Sports Organization of the Municipality of Athens, the Panhellenic Association of Physical Education Graduates European Fitness Center Association.

8th Business Meeting 2010: (01-03 / 10/2010) Participation in the conference organized by the Panhellenic Association of Gyms and the Attica Gymnastics Association.

Collaborations & other activities

“Forma” Magazine and “Pink Woman”: Monthly collaboration with these journals
through columns on Fitness, Yoga and Pilates. In addition, with the magazine “Forma”, she created a series of DVDs bearing her personal signature, while she also participated in the DVD of Eleni Petroulaki, her sister.

Asanatv website (www.asanatv.gr): Collaborate on a regular basis with the specific website that focuses on Yoga, Pilates and Fitness in general. In collaboration with Asana TV, she creates video with the above themes, which can be viewed online. Yoga Alliance, Mind Body Member of Idea-Healthand Fitness Association: Active member of the above internationally recognized Yoga and Fitness organizations.
Create the 3elements group. (2007) Establishment of the team together with other 2 Yoga teachers with the help of which organizes educational programs, seminars as well as wellness & detox retreats all over Greece.

Foreign Languages

Greek: Native language, English: Lower (Cambridge). Spanish: (Medium level)