JennyO has been on spiritual path most of her life, and a yoga practitioner for over 25 years. A Yoga Therapist at Seton Shoal Creek, she brings the healing path of yoga to clients recovering from substance abuse, trauma and mental illness.
JennyO turned to yoga when an accident caused a debilitating spinal injury. Her yoga practice gave her relief from physical pain, as well as mental and emotional clarity. Her teaching comes from this in-depth understanding and she has a unique ability to find a practice for every “body.” She is well-known for incorporating movement, breath, meditation and sound into her classes, making them accessible to clients and students of every level.
A voice for social change, she is the founder of CarryOM, a nonprofit that offers donation-based trauma sensitive classes and partners with local social service organizations to bring yoga and meditation to caregivers throughout Austin.
JennyO is a Yoga Teacher Trainer, and a Yoga Therapist Trainer and holds certifications as a Yoga Therapist- (C-IAYT), E-RYT 500 in Hatha Yoga, a RYT 500 hour in Kundalini Yoga.
She holds advanced certifications in specialized modalities of iRest Yoga with Richard Miller, Restorative Yoga with Judith Hanson Lasater, Pre and Postnatal training with Leslie Lytle, Radiant Child with Shakta Kaur Khalsa, Yoga for Cancer Survivors with Tari Prinster and Trauma-Informed Yoga with David Emerson. She continues her studies with Indigenous groups in Shamanism with Maria Elaina. She holds a Masters in Human Resources and continues her yoga studies as a personal student of Chase Bossart and studies Ayurveda under the personal tutelage of Elizabeth Cunningham Bossart. In October 2017 she completed a two week internship in Chennai, India at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram.