About the program creator.
Ellese Nickles is a Doctor of Physical Therapy specializing in orthopedics and pelvic health, a Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist, as well as a ERYT 200 yoga instructor with almost 15 years of teaching experience.
Ellese earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 2016, and has practiced in outpatient orthopedics, pelvic health physical therapy and early intervention with children 0-3 years old. She is passionate about health and wellness, and founded Bloom Wellness & Yoga as a way to support people in meeting their specific goals through a variety of paths.
Since the birth of her first child, Ellese has become even more aware of the gaps in our healthcare system when it comes to caring for pregnant people and new mothers. She is committed to offering birthing people the right support to reach optimal health and wellbeing as they navigate each transformational stage of the pregnancy, birth and postpartum experience. In addition to her career in physical therapy, Ellese has extensive experience in personal training, group fitness instruction and teaching yoga, and combines these skills to offer various modalities to support each client in accordance with their individual needs.
When not working she enjoys gardening, traveling, and spending time with her partner, Blake, son, Elliott, and sweet pup Violet.