Jamie's is a life of movement. From a childhood in dance, to an education and career in the arts, Jamie's pursuits embody motion. In her twelth year as a yoga teacher, she works to develop a style focused on breath, alignment and safety.
Jamie travels domestically and internationally working with yoga studios, movement professionals and students alike. In addition to her own series of workshops and trainings, Jamie works with industry leaders at retreats, festivals and teacher trainings.
Jamie holds a BA from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Pilates Teaching Certification from Long Beach Dance Conditioning, nearly a dozen Yoga Teacher Trainings, Gait Therapist Certification from Sherry Brourman, PT and attended Duke University's College of Integrative Medicine to study Therapeutic Yoga for Seniors.
Jamie has attended Teacher Trainings with, and been greatly influenced by, Max Strom, Saul David Raye, Shiva Rea, Erich Schiffman and Annie Carpenter.
Jamie currently participates in the Teacher Trainings offered by both Max Strom and Annie Carpenter as a trainer.
Side standing poses are greatly beneficial for strengthening and opening. How we practice these poses determines whether these poses are helpful and healing or not so much. Today, in this short practice, you'll learn how to practice warrior 2, extended side angle, triangle and half moon so that these poses are helpful, strengthening and truly beneficial for your lower back, SI joints and hips!
Although I'm an anatomy based, technique based teacher, the reality is, what works for us one day may not work for us the next. This practice is me sharing with you what has been working for me lately to remedy low back strain. It involves abdominal strengthening, hip opening and twisting. Try it out. See if it works for you!
In this slow flow practice, you'll first learn the basic alignment principles of Warrior 1. Then, you'll practice these principles in a flow class. Warrior 1 is such a great pose for so many reasons, but if not aligned correctly, can cause harm to your knees, hips and lower back. Learn the basics of this healing posture and apply them in every class you take!
How we breathe greatly influences the health and stability of our spine. In this short tutorial you'll learn how to breathe in order to lengthen your spine, relieve discomfort associated with spinal compression, and strengthen your abdominal muscles. Breathe easy, yogis!
This flow practice gives you the benefits of Vinyasa Flow Yoga, without strain on the wrists, shoulders, neck and lower back. We'll open the thighs and hamstrings with a series of lunges and Warrior I, work on balance and gain the benefits of back bending through standing camel pose. Great for people with carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff injuries, or current low-back pain.
Receive the benefits of flow yoga, with zero strain on your lower back, wrists, neck and shoulders! This practice emphasizes breath and moving slowly for better balance. Leg strength is gained through warrior poses, crescent variations and standing poses.
Receive the benefits of flow yoga, with zero strain on your lower back, wrists, neck and shoulders. This practice emphasizes breath and moving slowly for better balance. Leg strength and hip opening is gained through the emphasis of warrior 2 and extended side angle. This strengthening, slow flow practice is wrapped up with bridge pose and abdominal strengthening.