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Jessica (but please call her Jess), has been teaching yoga and mindfulness for over 15 years. Learning
and expanding the way she teaches movement is so important to Jess, so she is always taking new
workshops, classes, trainings, and reading to push her limits as a teacher and movement maker. She was
born, raised in the Portland area (Go DUCKS!), where she currently resides and teaches. Jess comes
from a lifetime background of dancing, movement, and aerial acrobatics. Although she has retired her
dancing, she still incorporates a combination of athleticism, playfulness, and creativity in her classes,
while providing a continuous and congruent flow; With emphasis on alignment, and anatomy.
Today, in addition to teaching in the Portland area, including Twist Yoga, and Nike WHQ. She teaches
others via online platforms around the United States, mentors new and aspiring teachers, and leads
innovative and connecting retreats and workshops. When she isn’t teaching and building her business,
you will find Jess with one or both of her sons, Nash and Beaux. Both boys keep her on her toes, and she
loves traveling, reading, and exploring and experiencing the world with them.