Nancy L. Bloemer, ThD, E-RYT500, C-IAYT, LMT, Aloha International Alakai has worked professionally in the field of Integrative Medicine since 1986. She started practicing yoga in 1984 and began teaching group yoga classes in 1986. Nancy received her license as a medical massage therapist in 1992, establishing and maintaining a private practice ever since. In 2007, Nancy completed her doctoral dissertation researching the effects of a yoga based program of body awareness and intentional relaxation on adolescent women.
Nancy's studies of Hawaiian Huna began in the early 1990's. In a ceremony on the Big Island of Hawaii in 2015, she became an Alakai of Aloha International, an organization that is dedicated to spreading the spirit of aloha and the knowledge of Huna. Aloha International was founded by her mentor, Serge Kahili King.
Over the years, Nancy has presented workshops, presentations and classes to countless groups regionally, nationally and internationally. She has produced wellness related newsletters, articles, videos, audio recordings and authored a book on practical self care titled "The Now River: Practical Techniques for Living in the Present Moment." She currently maintains a private massage therapy practice and teaches group workshops and yoga classes.
ThD - Doctorate in Theology, Holos University
Dissertation: Assessing the Impact of a Yoga-Based Program of Body Awareness and Intentional Relaxation on Affect and Perceived Stress in Adolescent Girls.
E-RYT500 - Registered Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance
C-IAYT - Certified Yoga Therapist, International Association of Yoga Therapists
LMT - Licensed Massage Therapist (licensed in Kentucky and Ohio; American Massage Therapy Association member since 1992)
Alakai, Aloha International
Yoga and relaxation sessions are eclectic in style including techniques from several disciplines such as medical massage, energy medicine, visualization, a variety of meditation practices, relaxation research, myofascial therapy, Hawaiian Huna, and hatha yoga. Nancy tailors sessions to meet the unique needs of the participants. Classes are open to men and women of all ages and yoga practitioners of any level. Bring an exercise mat or blanket to class. Dress comfortably, and do not have a big meal at least two hours prior to class.
Sessions are virtual at this time.
Practical Wellness presentations and workshops reflect a unique philosophy of sensible self-care that one can easily incorporate into everyday life. Presentations are practical, informational, experiential and entertaining. Tips and techniques are presented and explored that allow participants to put new information into practice before they leave the room. The delivery is personable, effective and inspirational. If you would like information on a Practical Wellness presentation for your organization, business or group, contact Nancy directly at 859-750-6710 or email@example.com.