Yoga for Life

Ever since I took my first Integral Yoga and Transcendental Meditation classes in 1971 at the East West Center in the University of Hawaii, I have been practicing and teaching.  I knew immediately that yoga was necessary in my life, and it has been my guiding star. My practice and teaching continue to expand and evolve.  Yoga has woven around and into my social work and massage professions to create a tapestry of human potential work.

I was also given Swami Satchidananda’s book, Integral Yoga Hatha as a gift that year, and it has been on my shelf ever since. Although I have studied many styles and with many learned teachers, I recognize Swami Satchidananda as my first and foremost teacher.  His belief in the importance of practicing peace within oneself to contribute to peace in the world continues to resonate with my social worker soul.  Read More…

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My Students Say It Best

“In yoga, Janice continues to take me into new places with the same poses. I marvel at that. I love that “Janice Yoga” is spiritual and not just about the body, but also the mind and the spaces in between.”  Nancy W., Basalt, CO

“Janice is an amazingly generous, patient and brilliant yoga teacher.  Her insights on meditation, healing and yoga were always on target, her attention to form, particularly with our individual bodies, combined with her natural humor and ease and her generosity of spirit, made for a rich and rewarding experience.”  Jennifer B, NY, NY

“You can tell Janice lives and breathes the yoga lifestyle.  She is so calm and centered and her classes are fun and original.”  Karla G, Sarasota, FL