Jen Carlin
Teaching Crew

My Teaching Style
Yoga is a celebration of the self. Treat your body with love and breathe deeply. My classes combine athletic sequencing with inner focus and breath-work as a means to quiet the mind and center in the present moment. This awareness allows students to find their individual freedom in a flow of dynamic movement and compassionate self-acceptance.

About me
I took my first yoga class in college at Rutgers University. Majoring in Dance, my teachers encouraged me to incorporate yoga as a way to build strength and balance. I immediately loved how yoga created my place for inner connection and acceptance. After graduation I launched into a career of corporate sales and over time began to feel disconnected physically, emotionally and spiritually. Questioning my path in life, I quit my job and I began teacher training at Kripalu. The philosophy of the practice transformed my understanding of myself and how I flow through life. Swami Kripalu’s teaching of self-observation without judgment continues to be my anchor to mindful living. I would love to teach from this space of compassionate awareness and skillful living.

Pose that you hope is possible in this lifetime
Utthan Eka Pada Sirsasana (Standing foot behind head)

Favorite quote
“The way we do anything is the way we do everything” 

Favorite Destination
The kitchen!