“Jane’s teaching is accessible and absolutely vital to the times in which we are living. Her style is rooted in ancient wisdom and also embodies our relationship to what is happening NOW. Jane’s classes are unique and are recommended for anyone who cares to know themselves and deepen their relationship to the body.”
– Lauren Brown, San Francisco
About Jane

After nearly ten years of teaching yoga and managing a thriving studio in San Francisco, I walked away with an equation born from experience and articulated perfectly by my business partner: Anatomy=Psychology=Spirituality. Simply put, Posture Matters and is also the perfect place to work for change. Yoga practice is nothing more than a CONVERSATION we begin to have with ourselves about waking up, standing up, and taking more responsibility for making our bodies a nice & spacious place to live. For me, it has been the most engaging, inspiring & ongoing conversation of my life.

In the realm of Hatha Yoga, I am thankful to have studied in-depth, for many years, with master teachers Patricia Walden, Barbara Benaugh, Rodney Yee, Angela Farmer, Tony Briggs & Sofia Diaz. I consider myself fortunate to have walked through my twenties and early thirties surrounded by such hard-working lineage-holders. More recently, my best learning has been won by way of two natural childbirths and the day-to-day rearing of little ones.

Another part of what I bring to my yoga classes is a whole-lot of education that I still can’t find a better way to apply than to the awakening of spines. I have an  M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute (the place in SoCal that houses Joseph Campbell’s library) and a B.A. in English Literature & Psychology from Georgetown University. I have also completed a thesis titled “The Yoga of Embodiment” which is available for download on this site, and for free! I currently teach classes & private sessions through Liberation Yoga, Hale Mind & Body & Vanderbilt’s Osher Center for Integrative Health.

 

“Devoted to the life-affirming process of yoga, Jane’s teaching is a rich integration of the classical teachings and disciplines of Hatha Yoga with a more creative exploration of one’s relationship to Self. Jane’s extensive background in body-oriented therapy and classical Hatha Yoga merge to offer a holistic approach to practice that facilitates health and wholeness on all levels of being.”
– Angela Farmer, Master Teacher- Lesvos, Greece