ABOUT

VINYASA | POWERFLOW | GENTLEFLOW | RESTORATIVE | ALL LEVELS
800-HOUR JIVAMUKTI YOGA CERTIFIED

Julie Jensen has been practicing and studying the teachings of yoga for fifteen years. She has extensive training in yoga asana, anatomy, meditation, Sanskrit and the texts of both the ancient Indian Vedanta and Buddhist traditions. Her closest teachers include Sharon Gannon and David Life, the gurus and founders of the Jivamukti Yoga method. Julie began studying with David and Sharon intently in 2003.

Other notable teachers include Manorama D’Alvia, the founder of both Luminous Soul™ and Sanskrit Studies™, Yogeswari, one of the most senior teachers of the Jivamukti Yoga method, and Dr. Lori Zucker, PT, DPT, yoga anatomy instructor. She completed her Jivamukti Yoga Apprenticeship with Senior Teacher Tamar Samir.

Julie blends a special enthusiasm for the practice with a vinyasa flow, a clear eye for the alignment of every student, carefully chosen music to enhance the experience of each sequence, humor and an impassioned interest in the needs and progress of each student in every class. Julie invites her students to experience all aspects of the practice, breath, meditation, mantra, deep listening and personal attention to physical alignment.
​​PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Jivamukti Yoga Center - Jersey City
300-hour Certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher - 10/15 to 5/16
800-hour Certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher - 5/16 to present

Teaches Open, Basics and Spiritual Warrior classes
​Weekly Schedule:
Tuesdays, 12pm Open Class
Fridays, 9:15am Open Class



NY Loves Yoga - New York, NY
800-hour Certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher - 3/17 to present
Teaches Vinyasa, Powerflow, Gentleflow, Restorative, all levels

Weekly Schedule:
Saturdays, 12:30pm Classic Vinyasa


BigToe Yoga - New York, NY
800-hour Certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher - 6/17 to present
​Teaches Vinyasa, Powerflow, Gentleflow, Restorative, all levels

Weekly Schedule:
Mondays, 6:30pm Vinyasa Flow
Wednesdays, 5:10pm Vinyasa Flow


Private and Duet Classes - New York, NY
300-hour Certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher - 10/15 - 5/16
800-hour Certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher - 5/16 to present
Teaches Vinyasa, Powerflow, Gentleflow, Restorative, all levels

Dramatists Play Service, Inc. – New York, NY
Publications and IT Coordinator – 12/09 to 10/14
Managed company website. In charge of designing layout and increasing online presence to potential customers.


Publications Associate – 9/03 to 12/09
Maintained production of reprints, including replacement pages, front and back cover updates, text corrections and printing.


Stages of Learning – New York, NY
Program Director - 7/02 to 6/03
Facilitated team of theatre artists for after-school drama classes in elementary schools throughout the five boroughs.


Collegiate School – New York, NY
Theatre Arts Teacher - 10/01 to 3/02
Contracted to teach during tenured teacher’s maternity leave, including acting classes for third, seventh and eighth graders.


Hazelwood Central High School – St. Louis, MO
Theatre Arts Teacher - 8/94 to 5/01

Developed and taught comprehensive theatre arts program, including Theatre History, Stage Movement, Acting I and II, Directing, Improvisation and StageCraft.


EDUCATION

University of Missouri at Columbia
Master of Education - Theatre Curriculum and Instruction


Saint Mary University
Bachelor of Arts- Theatre and English Literature, Dance Minor
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