2018 Yogathon Teacher
Jacqui Bonwell is a 500hr Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT-500), Motivational Speaker, Level 2 Balanced Athlete ™ Certified coach, Yin Yoga & Meditation certified, Level 1 FMS Functional Movement Systems certified, Reiki Master, Director of the Sacred Seeds Yoga School (RYS-200hr level, RYS-500hr level) in Greater Boston and New England, as well as the Owner of the Canton Yoga Shala in Canton, MA. She has been an 8 time lead New England presenter for Yoga Reaches Out (YRO) at Gillette Stadium annually for Children's Hospital Boston, a 6 time headliner for the Maine Yoga Festival and regular presenter at Kripalu Retreat Center in Lenox, MA. Her philanthropy efforts have been extensive in the Yoga field with her "team" personally responsible for rallying over $400,000 towards all sorts of charities through Yoga benefit classes & fundraising efforts in the great Boston & New England area. She got her degree from the University of Rhode Island with a specialty in Social Worker & Family Violence. Today she works primarily with Yoga studios in their teacher trainings, her Advance Training Apprenticeship at Kripalu (Om'School) every fall and through her own 200hr & 300hr Yoga Teacher Training certification programs. She continues to do a considerable amount of philanthropy for families in need & Children's Hospital Yoga Reaches Out yearly benefit, as well as extensive work for MGH Veterans Homebase Program. For this she has been dubbed "The Spiritual Mother of New England." She feels her most important credential and greatest training has been Motherhood.