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Meet Jamie

I started practicing Hatha Yoga in 2008, and after a cross-country move, found my community at Yoga Bird in Fort Myers, FL. Interested in science and healing from an early age, my life path directed me toward the more natural, empowering, holistic, and comprehensive approaches for wellness, mental health support and life balance accomplished through Yoga, Yoga Nidra, and Ayurveda. It brings me great joy to share this passion with family, friends, and students. 

I teach yoga with focus on positive body awareness, functional stability, empowering education, deep relaxation, and a good dose of humor. I also offer private Yoga, Yoga Nidra, and Ayurveda sessions, and host regular Ayurveda workshops to bring a simple understanding of the science to a wider audience. I am available for online and in-person private sessions, classes, workshops, and consulting, and for group, business, and medical collaboration, functions, classes, and workshops.

I am blessed with four funny and brilliant adult children, 1 handsome dog, 3 sassy cats, and 4 backyard chickens, and live in Fort Myers, FL with my high school sweetheart and best friend, Jason.

I hold tremendous love and gratitude for my teachers and their teachers

and for the beautiful Indian culture, and am honored to carry

forward the Light of these living traditions.

Training

  • E-RYT 200, Yoga Bird

  • E-RYT 500, Yoga Bird

  • Meditation Teacher Certification, Yoga Bird

  • NAMA-recognized Ayurveda Yoga Specialist training (125 hours) with Kathryn Templeton and Laurie Dean  through the Himalayan Institute

  • Three Wisdoms Training and certification (3WT), which incorporates the sciences of Yoga, Ayurveda,  Eastern and Western Psychology

  • Ayurveda Health Counselor Certification with Kathryn Templeton through the Himalayan Institute (660 hours)

  • July 2019, studied with Dr. Vasant Lad at the Ayurveda Institute

  • September/October 2019, ParaYoga Master class trainings with Yogarupa Rod Stryker

  • July 2023, ParaYoga Nidra Certification

About AyurYoga Alchemy

AyurYoga Alchemy aims to combine the ancient sister-sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda and offer them as a resource and complement to modern science, spirituality, psychology, and medicine. By empowering individuals to manage and understand true health, wellness, connection, and their own Divine natures, we can utilize the powerful alchemy of Grace, wisdom, and effort to transform ourselves and the world. 

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Mission and Values

The vision of Ayuryoga Alchemy is to spark Inspired change in individuals and the community through compassion, interconnectedness, empowerment, belonging, and joy, and by making accessible and available the wisdom of the ancient Indian systems of Yoga and Ayurveda. 

My mission is to teach, nurture, uplift, and empower by sharing an accessible, transformative path to whole, modern wellness through Yoga and Ayurveda, and to carry forward the Light of these living traditions.

 

This is accomplished by upholding and fostering the values of compassion, inclusiveness, accessibility, community, authenticity, equanimity, integrity, gratitude, and dedication in thought, word, and deed.

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