Myrtle Beach, SC
Womb Healer. Late Bloomer. Truth-Teller. Shape Shifter. Shame Slayer. Provocateur of Soul
What is stirring her in this moment: Teaching Qoya, Womb Yoga, and Yoga Nidra. Creating Inclusive Spaces and Women's Gatherings/Circles. Being an Ally, Dismantling Oppressive Systems.
Jessica lives for connection. She's sought that connection in many different arenas over the last 20 years from massage therapy and yoga teaching to running a start-up business, hosting a podcast, working for corporate America, founding a non-profit, mentoring, speaking, writing, and consulting. She's traveled the world teaching, sharing and exploring the dynamics of connection.
Her passion to explore and connect with the emerging feminine in her own life is redefining a new threshold to which she is an apprentice to the Great Mystery which surrounds all of us. Life in this moment is sweet, simple and the only accolade that feels important to share is that she is learning to trust herself, the wisdom that lives in her body and her wise, wild and free essence.
Her humorous, relatable and nourishing approach to spiritual life, relationships, motherhood and the challenges we all face on the path are what draws students to her classes. Her writing has been featured in Elephant Journal, Medium, Mantra Yoga & Health, Origin Magazine, Rebelle Society, The Urban Howl, and Intent.com.
I teach a weekly Qoya class every Saturday at Yoga in Common in Myrtle Beach, SC from 5:00-6:30pm.
I am also the founder of Evoke the Possible, which hosts small group events/salons designed to unleash your creativity, embody your unique authenticity, and experience a weekend surrounded by women who desire to live fully switched on, sacred and ensouled lives.
When did you take your first Qoya class? I took my first "in person" Qoya class at my Teacher Training with Sara Ballard. Before that, I was practicing Qoya online with Rochelle and of course during my online initiation. The moment Sara invited us to drop into the class, I started bawling like a baby! I had followed the calling this far and I could not believe I was actually there!
What does it mean for me to teach Qoya? For me, teaching Qoya is about holding space and supporting women to not only return home to their bodies but to then journey through the land of their body and connect with SOUL. As a Provocateur of Soul, I feel that each class is an opportunity to defy convention and become swept away in the current of possibility.
What is your favorite song to dance to right now? Song: Rebel Heart
Artist: Lauren Daigle
What book has inspired you on the path to embodying the feminine? Yoni Shakti by Uma Dinsmore Tuli
What would you tell someone who is thinking of taking a Qoya class? DO IT. And then, do it again and again and again.