Jen teaches weekly Sea Change Yoga trauma-informed classes at Grace Street Recovery Services and Ginger's House, facilities that support people in helping people recover from substance use disorder.
Jen is a Sea Change board member and a licensed clinical mental health counselor in private practice in Portland, Maine. Jen brings wisdom and presence, cultivated by over two decades of yoga teaching and dedicated yoga studentship, to everything she does. Certified to teach in the Kripalu lineage in 1997, Jen also studied with Louisa Sear in Bali, and spent continuous years back and forth between India and the U.S. where she has studied with master teacher’s in the Astanga, Anusara, and Jivamukti lineages. Jen is committed to integrating and applying ancient wisdom to contemporary challenges. She has a particular affinity for sharing meditation and yoga with those who struggle with mental health and substance use disorders. Jen is pleased to be serving on the board of Sea Change Yoga where she actively supports the mission of bringing trauma-informed yoga to students who might not otherwise have access. In addition to being the proud mother of a 12-year-old son, Jen is a certified holistic health coach, and runs her own health and wellness business alongside her therapeutic counseling practice.