Krista Peterson


Krista Peterson Nicaragua Yoga Institute


Krista Petersen was born and raised in Western Canada. Krista is a registered yoga teacher and a registered dental hygienist since 2008. Krista first started traveling to Nicaragua in 2011 and has continued to spend half the year here ever since with her husband and 2 boys. Yoga has been a part of Krista’s life for over 15 years, her practise has helped her grow stronger, more flexible and fearless, both on and off the mat. Yoga inspires her to live each moment more mindfully. Krista completed a 200 hr Hatha Hot Yoga teacher training in 2012 and 100 hr teacher training in Bikram inspired Hot Yoga in 2016. Today Krista has a close relationship with Kundalini yoga and enjoys all types of yoga. In Krista’s class, she encourages students to be their true selves and have an open heart. Krista likes to help students build strength, but also bring softness into their practise.

Yoga is the relationship that is built between the body, the mind and the breath. Yoga is creating space free from obstacles in your own body. Yoga is freedom and away to release. Krista is here to Help others find this release, so they can comfortably and competently move their bodies through life. Krista is known for here authentic, non-judgmental teaching style and compassion centered philosophy.

Krista will always be a student of the practise and is deeply grateful for the loving wisdom her teachers have shared with her. Krista loves being on the path of self discovery!

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