Jessica has been practicing yoga since 2000 and received her 200 hr. teaching certification in 2006 at the Yandara Yoga Institute in Todo Santos, Mexico.  Later that same year Jessica traveled to Koh Phangan, Thailand to advance her yoga training and studied at Pyramid Yoga Center. 

She continued her yogic path by completing her 500 hr. certification in 2015 with  Cloud Nine Yoga, in conjunction with the non-profit Breathe for Change, the latter for which Jessica currently serves as the Director of Yoga and Lead Trainer.  In 2016 Jessica completed her Children's Yoga certification with Global Family Yoga. 

In addition to yoga, Jessica has deep roots in the Vipassana Meditation tradition and volunteers at the Illinois Vipassana Meditation Center.  She is an ESL teacher in the Sun Prairie School District where she integrates yoga techniques with the students she works with.  Jessica abundantly loves art, literature, language, cultural studies and travel.