Nicole Merat

Nicole M.

Seattle, WA

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Nicole delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
June 2015


Nicole is an actor, freelance model, and yoga teacher/practitioner living in Seattle, WA. She graduated from Cornish College of the Arts with a BFA in Theatre/Acting in 2012, and is represented by Topo Swope Talent (Film/Commercial/VoiceOver). Nicole received her 200 HR RYT certification in Baptiste Power Vinyasa from Be Luminous Yoga in Seattle, WA in December 2016, and is excited to start sharing her newfound knowledge and deep passion for this beautiful practice with the global community. Nicole has also been working with Ilisagvik College in Barrow, AK (2015-2017), as an instructor for the Ilisagvik Summer Camp Program. teaching Drama and Acting for film. In her free time, Nicole enjoys traveling, reading, collaborating on creative projects, working out, going to brunch, practicing yoga, spending time with her partner, babying her cat, and learning new skills!

*Personal. Productive. Powerful.*
These are 3 words that describe a typical lesson with Nicole. She believes that everyone learns differently, and that when you are able to learn in a way that best suits YOU, your overall learning experience will not only be enjoyable, but most beneficial. By crafting a personalized curriculum based on your individual needs and goals, Nicole promises to help you develop the confidence and skill you need to achieve success and transform your life!

Lessons are taught online via TakeLessons Classroom, or in the convenience of your own home (travel restrictions apply).

Nicole offers lessons in...

-Acting (stage; film; improvisation; audition technique; monologue coaching; how to get an agent; etc.)

-Yoga (basics for beginners; alignment; breath work; general flexibility; developing a home practice; pose breakdowns; etc.)

-Meditation (technique; how to apply to daily life)

You can follow Nicole and her adventures on Instagram @nicole.merat

"May all beings be happy.
May all beings be safe.
May all beings be healthy.
May all beings live with ease."

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Substitute Yoga Instructor
May 2017 - Present
Soul Fitness

I sub the yoga classes at this gym on an as needed basis!

Substitute Yoga Instructor
Feb 2017 - Present
Cornish College of the Arts

I have the great pleasure of substituting the beginner's Yoga class at Cornish College of the Arts on an as-needed basis!

Summer Camp Instructor
Jun 2015 - Present
Ilisagvik College - Summer Camp Program

Primary instructor and creator of a 5 day Acting camp.
Co-instructor of a 5 day film camp, with a focus on Acting for the camera.


BFA - Theatre/Acting
Aug 2008 - May 2012
Cornish College of the Arts
High School Diploma
Aug 2003 - May 2008
Ben Eielson Jr./Sr. High School


Fluent / Native Proficiency


200 HR RYT
Dec 2016
Be Luminous Yoga

Specialized in Baptiste Power Vinyasa.
Training included:
Baptiste methodology, anatomy, yoga history and philosophy, sequencing, breath work, meditation, alignment, assisting, teaching.

Photos & Videos

Photo by Nicole M.

Acting Resume


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Christine Feb 23, 2017
Acting · In studio

I have known Nicole since 2010, when she was in a production of Speak Truth to Power that I directed at Cornish College of the Arts. She has a bright spirit, she engages meaningfully with the work, and brings both meticulous craft and a generous heart to the process of acting.

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