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without love, all worship is a burden, all dancing is a chore,
all music is mere noise.
- Rumi

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JENNIFER DAVIS

I have been doing yoga since I was twelve years old, standing on my head long before I understood anything about what yoga really was. But somehow it captivated me from a very early age and has been my lifelong companion. I’ve known for a long time that yoga keeps me flexible, sane, peaceful, and happy but it wasn’t until a few years ago that I decided to do more with my yoga practice.

We lived in in London for six years and when we decided to come back to the US in 2008, I heard the president on the radio asking, “what can you give back to your community?” It struck me that yoga was the thing I could give back. Yoga is about transformation, about getting healthy, about becoming more aware, and about finding more joy in life. Yoga had given me all of these things and I want you to have it too. I became certified to teach yoga and then took the next big step of becoming a yoga therapist.

Being a yoga therapist allows me to help you one on one to share the joy and possibilities that yoga has to offer.

Training, Certifications, Memberships

Certifications & Memberships

 

  • Yoga Rx, Advanced Yoga Therapy Course, Loyola Marymont University, awarded October 2014, 2 year program.

  • Certification by International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) as a Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT). December 2016.  iayt.org

  • Certified RYT-500. December 2016.  A 500-hour RYT is a person who has completed both their 200 and 300-hour trainings, along with over 100 hours of hands-on experience teaching yoga classes. 

  • Yoga Teacher’s Training. Yoga At the Village, completed April 2010.

  • Member of International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) since 2013.

Training with the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM) 

Located in Chennai, India, KYM was established in 1976, 

and is a world-renowned premier yoga and yoga therapy center.

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  • Yoga Sutra, Pranayama, Chanting, Meditation-Retreat on Yogi Valli. Rishikesh, India 2016.

  • Prana Samyama, Level 1. V Srinivasan, October -November 2020.

  • Hatha Yoga Pradipika Immersion. Dr. Jayaraman, September - October 2020.

  • Citiskakrama (Yoga Therapy). Topics: Insomnia, Lower Back Pain, Asthma, Migraine, Rheumatological, Neck Pain. Dr Nrithya Jagannathan, December 2020-May 2021.

  • Prana Samyama, Level 2. V Srinivasan, March – May 2021.

  • Eka Sbada, 2 Courses (Study of Sanskrit Meanings). Dr Nrithya Jagannathan, November 2021 to April 2022.

  • Panchamaya – Detailed Study of the Bird Model Yogic Philosophy. KYM, Dr Nrithya Jagannathan, July 2021-August 2021

  • Citiskakrama (Yoga Therapy). Topics: Diabetes, IBS, Sports Injuries, PCOS, Osteoarthritis, Anxiety & Stress. Dr Nrithya Jagannathan,July 2021-November 2021.

  • Gitārtha Dhyānam | A Reflective Immersion Into The Teachings Of The Bhagavadgitā. Dr Nrithya Jagannathan, February 2022-December 2022

  • Citiskakrama (Yoga Therapy). Topics: Cardiac Wellness, Obesity, Pregnancy, Menopause, Gastro-Intestinal Disorders. Dr Nrithya Jagannathan, June-November 2022.

  • A Case Study Approach to Understanding Yoga Therapy, “Samiksa.” May 2022-April 2023.

Training with Svastha Yoga & Ayurveda

 founded by AG Mohan & Indra Mohan as a holistic approach to wellbeing based on their

extensive knowledge of yoga, ayurveda, and allied disciplines.  

AG and Indra Mohan studied personally with Krishnamacharya. 

Their son, Dr Ganesh Mohan and their daughter, Nitya Mohan are also profoundly gifted teachers.

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  • Yoga for Lower Back. Svastha Yoga & Ayurveda, Dr. Ganesh Mohan, 2022.

  • Empowerment through Devotion, Svastha Yoga & Ayurveda, 10 Day Course in Chennai, India, January 2020.

  • Lahari and Nadishodhana Pranayama, July 2020.

  • Ujjayi, Kapalabhati, & Bhastirka Pranayama. November 2020.

  • Yoga Therapy, Module 7 (Case Studies), Dr Ganesh Mohan, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2019.

  • Yoga Therapy, Modules 5 & 6 (Depression & Anxiety). Dr Ganesh Mohan, Bali, Indonesia 2018.

  • Yoga Therapy, Modules 3 & 4 (Respiratory & Neurological). Dr Ganesh Mohan, Bali, Indonesia 2017.

Other Training

  • Yoga of Sound – Mantra Meditation. Indica Courses, Dr Nrithya Jagannathan, December 2021-April 2022.

  • Meditative Practices from the Yoga Sutras. Saraswathi Vasudevan, January to February 2021.

  • Yoga Sutra Ashtangam. Intensive study into the Yoga Sutras.  Dr Ananada Bhavani from Chennai, India, 2021.

  • Deepening Your Practice Workshop, Tias Little, Yoga House, 2017.

  • Case Study work with Amy Wheeler, Yoga Therapist, Optimal State of Living, Los Angeles: 2017-2019.

  • Yoga Sutra Chanting with Colleen Carroll, 2017 to 2018.

  • Yoga Teacher Training for Traumatic Brain Injury. Love Your Brain Foundation, Philadelphia, 2018.

  • Anxiety & Depression; Autoimmune & Neurological; Purusa & Prana; Samkyha Philosophy workshops with Amy Wheeler, Yoga Therapist, Optimal State of Living. Los Angeles: 2018-2019.

  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Beginner and Intermediate - 8 week Courses. InsightLA, 2011.

  • Study of the Yoga Sutras and Mentorship with Robert Birnberg, Los Angeles: 2014-2019.

  • Vedic Chanting with Sonia Nelson Workshop. Ojai: April 2015.

  • Lessons & Lectures in Ayurveda. The Ayurvedic Institute, Albuquerque, NM, 2015.

  • Specific Workshops Training in Multiple Sclerosis (Eric Small), Hamstrings, Parkinson’s, Pranayama Techniques. Various Instructors, Yoga House, 2010-2014.

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