The Mind-Body Connection
Nico De Napoli - Coaching
In-person and online coaching sessions to help you manage stress and gain clarity on how to move forward. Areas I deal with include career and general life transitions, self-identity, self-confidence, mind-body awareness and emotional resilience.
The mind-body connection is often overlooked in talking therapies, the work being done at a "head" level only. In my approach, I aim to integrate existential and somatic coaching. Based on the belief that we all experience anxiety due to the uncertainties of life, existential coaching can assist in the quest for meaning and purpose.
Yoga and Mindfulness
Yoga and mindfulness coaching tailored to suit individual needs. My approach to yoga is non-competitive, therapeutic and non-sectarian.
It's not about being good at something; it's about being good to yourself.
Read one of my articles on the benefits of mindfulness practice.
Experience and training
I've been running a wellbeing practice in London since 2008. I trained in London, India and Thailand and I've taught yoga and mindfulness in various centres and on retreats. Previously, I did translation and teaching work. My background in music performance made me aware of the mind-body connection and the importance of stress management.
Accredited Coaching Diploma (2016-17)
• Cognitive Behavioural Coaching
• Transactional Analysis
• Cert in Mindfulness Coaching
• Cert in Existential Coaching
• Diploma in Yoga Teaching
• Holistic Diploma (2007-8)
• Cert in Thai Massage
• Cert TESOL
• Bachelor of Music (Hons)
• Dip in Piano Performance
Links to other pages
A few of my articles
Some client feedback
My sessions with Nico helped me find a new career that is rewarding and in which I feel confident and happy. Nico has a relaxed and warm manner that makes you feel immediately at ease. From the first session I felt as though I was talking to a friend. I can't recommend him highly enough.
- Alex - London, UK
I started working with Nico at a time when I was very unhappy in a relatively low paid job. Within the span of two months, I found the strength to leave the organisation. I finally moved out of a sector where I had been stuck for seven years and into a new area where I increased my salary by 40%. Nico not only helped me achieve my goal, but also to understand myself better.
- Anne - London, UK
Through my coaching sessions with Nico, I have learnt a great deal about which direction to take my life. Talking about my options, hopes and fears has helped me establish what choices I need to make to create a more fulfilling life for myself and those around me. Nico is warm, disarming and easy to talk to. Importantly, he asks the right questions, encouraging me to dive deeper into my own mind, to seek answers for myself.
- Bhanu - Doha, Qatar
I’ve recently started practising yoga again after a long break and I feel incredibly fortunate to learn from Nico. He has a kind and warm aura while his studio is filled with gentle yet firm positive energies. Practising yoga with Nico helps me greatly to stay positive physically and mentally. At every lesson I learn something new. It can be new movements or more awareness towards mindfulness. This is my personal journey for which I am tremendously grateful.
- Kei - London, UK
Thanks to Nico I finally understand what yoga is about and the practice has had a hugely positive impact on my general wellbeing. My body feels much more relaxed and less achy and mentally I feel calmer and better able to cope with the challenges of a stressful job. Nico has a soothing voice that helps you relax, which is something I normally struggle with, but he also makes you work hard and pay attention to detail.
- Mark - London, UK
Nico is friendly and considerate and his studio is consistently a welcoming place. Above all, Nico is without a doubt the most healing, intuitive therapist who's ever worked on me. He always knows where to focus, sometimes even when I don't realise how much tension I'm holding, and has helped me get to know my body better and how I should be feeling, even when I'm under a lot of pressure.
- Benjamin - London, UK