Instructor

Jill Minneman

Jill, E-RYT 500, has practiced yoga for almost 25 years and has taught yoga and meditation for ten years. A stressful career brought Jill to yoga. She kept coming back for the way it made her feel: calmer, stronger, and more in touch with her true self. in her classes, Jill creates a compassionate, supportive, and friendly space where students can challenge themselves, increase self-awareness, and find balance on the mat and in their lives. Her main teacher is Rod Stryker, the founder of ParaYoga. She is also influenced by her many years as an Iyengar Yoga student. Jill is a certified Level 1 ParaYoga teacher and is in the process of becoming certified as a Four Desires trainer, having recently assisted Rod Stryker at a Four Desires workshop in San Francisco.

Off the mat, Jill is a leadership coach, working with senior executives, nonprofit leaders, and anyone looking to live with greater ease and fulfillment. She is a member of the International Coaching Federation. She is also a community leader advocating for social change and empowerment through active involvement with the Tikkun Olam Women’s Foundation, Sitar Arts Center, and American Jewish World Service.

What to expect in class
Expect a challenging practice that meets you where you are. Jill's classes emphasize a balance between dynamic and static poses coupled with awareness of breath and mind. The classes feature intelligent sequencing so that you will experience periods of challenge and end with a sense of stillness and ease. Jill's expertise includes alignment, modifying poses for injuries and conditions, pranayama (breath and energy regulation), meditation, and yogic and tantric philosophy.

Jill's Winter 2018 Classes

Yoga Level 2Tuesdays9:00am-10:15am
Yoga Level 1-2Tuesdays10:30am-11:45am