Senior Teacher of ISHTA Yoga Jean Koerner joins the show.
Jean Koerner began practicing yoga in New York City in 1988 and is now a senior teacher of ISHTA (integrated sciences of hatha, tantra, and ayurveda) Yoga. Jean has used yoga to recover from a back injury, and avoided a second surgery in 1993 with the help of her daily yoga practice. Formerly a co-owner of Be Yoga Studios in Manhattan with her teacher Alan Finger, Jean has been exposed to every aspect of running a yoga business as well as teaching yoga. Jean developed and implemented a teacher training program for 2 major yoga studios in New York (Be Yoga and Yoga Works) which both gained a solid reputation among yoga teacher trainings. She is a teacher of teachers. Jean is currently director of the Workshop Program at ISHTA Yoga, teaches in NYC ,and has been featured in many magazines highlighting her yoga career and in over 30 television episodes called Yoga Zone which were broadcast nationally and are currently available as retail dvds (see link below). Jean is featured on iyoga Life as a “yoga authority” & Jean is featured in The Happiness Series.
Jean Koerner discusses & answers the following:
- What are the mental health benefits of a yoga practice? And ideally how long & how often should one practice?
- Does a 5 min yoga practice at home make a difference?
- How did you connect with Happiness Series & what is it that you did with Happiness Series?
- What is your favorite thing about teaching yoga?
- Does yoga keep you thin?