Kirsten has a Bachelor of Science degree in Alternative Medicine and has completed all education and ethical standards required by the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) and Yoga Alliance (RYT).  Her yogic studies began at Sivananda Ashrum under Swami Swaroopananda and Swami Brahmananda and continued through Inner Peace Yoga Therapy with training by Nischala Joy Devi, Durga, Maria Mendola, Dr. Marc Halpern, Laura Kupperman, Neil Pearson,Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, Amy Weintraub, and Antonio Sausys.

Kirsten has completed iRest® Yoga Nidra Level 1 Training through Dr. Richard Miller and Associates and the iRest® Institute (IRI).

Yin Yoga Teacher Training through Arhanta Yoga Academy

Bachelor of Science Alternative Medicine


Certificate of Title:  YOGA SIROMANI, Teacher of Yoga



  • Yoga for Cancer

  • Yoga for Heart Disease

  • Functional Yoga Therapy

  • Yoga for Chronic Pain

  • Yoga for Grief Relief

  • Yoga Nidra

  • Introductory into iRest®

  • Yoga for Recovery

  • Yoga for Depression

  • Ayurvedic & Yoga Therapy

  • Yoga for Chronic Pain

  • Yoga for Breast Cancer

  • Sacred Healing 

  • Applied Ayurveda

  • Ayurveda Yoga Therapy 

iRest® Yoga Nidra Level 1 Teacher

Certificate of Yin Yoga Teacher

Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider - YACEP

Yoga Alliance – E-RYT-200

  • Yogic Techniques, Training and Practice

  • Teaching Methodology

  • Anatomy & Physiology

  • Yoga Philosophy/Ethics/Lifestyle

  • Practicum

  • Completed 200 hours of YA accredited Yoga Training

  • Taught over 1,000 hours of Yoga since obtaining RYT-200 Designation


Yoga Alliance – RYT-500

  • Completed 500 hours of YA accredited Yoga Training

  • Taught over 1864 hours

Kirsten Erickson, C-IAYT, YACEP, E-RYT200, RYT500, iRest® Yoga Nidra Level 1 Teacher, Yoga Wellness North