Training Studio Owner, Director & Teacher
Jenna holds a 200 hr E-RYT with Yoga Alliance and has taught in the US and Abroad since 2010. She has a BA in Eastern Philosophy and Indigenous Education, but her true vedantic lineage comes through 4 + years of study at Arsha Vidya Gurukulam and independently with Teachers of the Swami Dayananda Saraswati Lineage. She has lived in Yoga Centers, Ashrams and Off-grid communities for the majority of her life - studying and applying a true yoga lifestyle. She has two spirited children Adi, 7 and Areya who is almost 2.
Her entry to asana came through a deep immersion in breathwork, meditation and shamanic healing arts. She now specializes in Breathwork, Yoga Teacher Trainings and a few weekly classes for devoted students on Bainbridge Island, Wa.
Outside the studio her life is immersed in writing, outdoor adventuring with kiddos and supporting long-term private clients revitalize their lives through the Art and Science of Yoga. Her sweetest secret is that she is also trained as a doula and LOVES working with women in all stages of life - through embodied birthing seminars, coaching and Womens Programs/Retreats.
Jenna's Classes are vigorous and oscillate between inspirational philosophy and alignment based Asana. As a modern mother, steeped in Ancient Traditions - she strives to offer both a challenging practice & an invitation to step into altered states of consciousness through sadhana (practice with the purpose of liberation).
Devoted Yogi is Jenna’s community offering and home base for teaching.
HOW IS DEVOTED YOGI DIFFERENT?
Devoted Yogi is a Training Studio dedicated to bringing lineage based yoga to progressive students looking for more.
We are devoted to carrying a vedantic lineage into to modern yoga practices.
We are devoted to merging cutting edge science on anatomy and physiology with ancient embodiment practices.
We are devoted to students - who are devoted to their own growth and development.
We are devoted to Restoring Women's Health and Re-wilding the Heart through community, dance, yoga and cognitive healing.
We are the evolution of a western yoga studio into a training studio for true yoga lifestyle.
What does that mean? We train.
THE BODY : Our classes focus on training the body - Strong Progressive Vinyasa, Primal Movement, Dance and contemplative Yin Yoga.
THE MIND: Our classes focus on training the mind - Breathwork, Meditation and study of Vedic Philosophy (true yoga).
THE HEART: Our classes focus on creating a generous, community centered space to re-wild and evolve the HEART.
true yoga lifstyle
Yogic lifestyle practices you may find at the training studio: Ayurveda, Chanting, Kriya, Meditation, Yoga Asana, Pranayama, Anatomy & Physiology, Trance Dance and Women's Focused Yoga/Circle.
Our Instructors are trained and asked to actively work towards embodying a powerful, awareness based yogic lifestyle in accordance with the Vedic Vision of universal values and Ayurveda.