Jessica Robertson has been teaching for over 15 years. She has led workshops on Human Rights for people with disabilities across Panama, taught English in Japan and Spain and spent many years teaching to youth in Algonquin Park, Canada. Her incredibly forward thinking parents planted the first yoga seed in her life. She went on to study annually for 7 years with Baba Hari Das, a silent monk from India, and the Ashtanga Yoga Fellowship. After years of practicing mostly Pranayama (breathing exercises). Jessica completed the Bikram yoga teacher training with the hopes of addressing chronic joint pain. She was astounded with the effects of combining heat with yoga and since then hot yoga has been home.
Furthering her studies, Jessica completed the Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training at both beginner and Advanced levels, Bhakti Yoga with Jai Uttal and Nubia Texeira, Restorative Yoga with Judith Hansen Lasater, Yoga Therapy with Phoenix Rising, Sanskrit through the Himalayan Institute and Pranayama with TKV Desikachar and family. Jessica’s continued learning also comes from practicing yoga every day…even when she doesn’t feel like it!
Jessica is the co-founder of Moksha Yoga, as well as Moksha Yoga Danforth, Moksha Yoga London and The New Leaf Yoga Foundation.
Jessica also plays the bass flute, harmonium and guitar and leads kirtan, with much gratitude to her teacher Jai Uttal.