Our Contributors and Collaborators:
Born and raised in Minnesota, nourished in New York City, Megan took her first yoga class is 2003 while studying abroad in Paris and began teaching four years later at Yoga to the People. In 2011, she moved from NYC to Minneapolis to co-found Your Yoga, a studio committed to empowerment, accessibility, and community. An eternal student, Megan is grateful to the teachers who’ve moved and inspired her: Schuyler Grant, Isaac Pena, Elena Brower, Amy Matthews and Tiffany Cruikshank. In addition to a colorful assortment of yoga diplomas, Megan also holds an MA from in Journalism (Cultural Reporting and Criticism) from NYU.
Jessie is an actor & yoga teacher from NYC now based in LA. She is also the star and co-creator of OM CITY the critically acclaimed online series about bringing the humans of New York OM. Jessie has been teaching yoga since 2008. After graduating from NYU Tisch, Jessie received her original Registered Yoga Teacher’s (RYT) certification from Yoga To The People in 2008 and has since studied extensively with her mentor Elena Brower including assisting her advanced training at Virayoga. Jessie continues her passion for studentship, studying with her teachers Elena Brower, Nikki Costello, Amy Matthews & Abbie Galvin. Jessie has mentored new teachers in Yoga Vida NYC's ongoing Teacher Training Program and she's trained extensively in therapeutics, kinesiology and energy work, receiving her Reiki Certification in level I & II from renowned coach and healer Brenda Villa.
Jenn is a yoga teacher and dance artist committed to bringing people into deeper levels of connection - both with their own sense of aliveness, and in relationship to others. Originally from Iowa, Jenn first began practicing yoga at Yoga to the People during a brief stint in NYC. She received her initial certification from James Miller in 2011 and started to teach shortly after. Jenn graduated from the University of Iowa in 2012 with a BA in Dance and International Studies, then moved to Minneapolis to dance and choreograph. Her creative work and yoga practice inform each other, and serve as platforms to cultivate community and dialogue. In 2013, Jenn began to teach at Your Yoga, and is grateful for the ongoing guidance and inspiration of Megan Doll and David Frenk