»Seek first to understand before being understood.«
Yoga became a more integral part of Jessica’s life after experiences with severe depression and anxiety forced her to re-evaluate her mind-body connection through yoga. Yoga is now viewed as tool that she can steadfastly rely on through times of ease and challenge. Jessica’s teachings are rooted in accessibility, sustainability, exploration, and self-inquiry, while fostering a community through yoga that honors the BIPOC experience. She is an E-RYT 500 having led teacher trainings, workshops, and mentorships and continues to study with her teacher Jason Crandell. Jessica also has studied with the creator of restorative yoga, Judith Hanson Lasater, and teaches restorative and yin practices as well.
Pulling from the overarching principle of sustainability, this practice focuses on the body’s alignment within poses alongside the process of observation. You can expect a dynamic, active vinyasa practice incorporating mindfulness towards the entire body to reach, enter, and remain in poses safely while utilizing breath as a guide. Props are often used to build and facilitate awareness.