Jamie is an anthropology professor, environmental educator, professional dancer, capoeirista, and yoga instructor she is living all of her passions! Yoga/mediation and Pilates have been part of her personal wellness routine for over 20 years. She has practiced many styles of yoga but fell in love with hot yoga in 2006 at a small infrared-heated Bikram studio in Hawaii where she trained consistently for over a decade before she started teaching in 2016. In addition to the Bikyasa training, Jamie completed a Hatha yoga and Dynamic Vinyasa Yoga teacher training in Kathmandu, Nepal with World Yoga Alliance.
Jamies yoga classes are inspired and informed by her experiential knowledge and understanding of the human body through her 20 years of dance training, along with her diverse academic background in the life sciences and human biological evolution. She is passionate about guiding students through proper alignment with a strong focus on transitions moving through poses with intention and grace. Her classes inspire students to cultivate patience, self-awareness, and gratitude essential qualities to be taken off the mat and applied to everyday life.