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Jennifer Allen, founder of Jayayoga
by Kara-Leah Grant
Meet Jennifer Allen, a former professional dancer and musical theatre performer, who has been practicing yoga since 1995. Jennifer is now the senior facilitator at Jayayoga where she teaches safe and sustainable yoga classes and teacher trainings.
I was intrigued by that concept, so Jennifer and I sat down to talk about what it means to practice and teach in a sustain manner. I think you’ll find, as I did, how much her passion shines through on this!
Jennifer has just about finished with the latest round of teacher trainees on the Jayayoga course, and next year, will be doing a new round of intakes for the 200 and 300 hour Yoga Teacher Trainings.
Join our conversation about yoga, sustainability, and the inside info on the upcoming Teacher Trainings.
Jennifer Allen on Safe & Sustainable Yoga Practices & Teacher Trainings
On safe and sustainable yoga:
“I can’t stress enough those two big words: safe and sustainable. It has become such an important part of my own practice and now such an integral part of my teaching journey.”
“Why aren’t we looking inward at sustainability in terms of our bodies and our ability to have this experience of yoga? Not only in a way that’s functional and accessible for our daily life… but in a long term sustainability that I means I can do my yoga practice until I’m one hundred years old.”
“I’ve witnessed so many instances, in practice and in teaching. of overuse of the body and injury and taking more than what we should in the moment, rather than just opening ourselves up to receiving whatever is there.”
“I …read more