Creative Director + Chief Wellness Officer + Fine Artist
Hi. I’m Jen. I have always believed yoga and mindful practices are like the art I create: a boundless expression of passion, grace, imagination and strength. I am a certified yoga instructor, E-RYT, and continuing education provider with Yoga Alliance. As a Mindful teacher, I emphasize the physical, intellectual and emotional benefits of creativity, yoga and mindfulness both in personal practice and integrated into our daily lives. My styles include: vinyasa, hatha, yin, Iyengar, restorative, prenatal, zazen, vipassana, and a variety of meditation practices.
As a professional artist/designer, I create to inspire others - often spiritual imagery and abstract expressionism through mixed media printmaking and graphic design. My work is used in home décor, product design, licensing and exhibitions. I have been juried into many acclaimed exhibitions nationwide.
The CV stuff: I have a BFA in Graphic Design and a Master’s Degree in the Business of Art and Design and was one of twenty students nationwide chosen to pioneer an MBA focused program for entrepreneurial artists at The Maryland Institute College of Art. I am a certified yoga and meditation instructor, E-RYT and have studied with Cyndi Lee, David Nichtern, Gina Norman, Jack Kornfield, Tara Brach, and Jillian Pransky among many others.
Mix all the above in a tall, frosted glass and today I am the director of Majestic Hudson Lifestyle Experiences, Reflectjen® Style, teach yoga, mindfulness and art and design regularly, as well as consult for spiritual entrepreneurs and organizations I believe in. You can view my creative portfolio here.
I have lived in Manhattan, in the mountains, and by the sea... and now pretty much spend all of my time gallivanting around the Hudson Valley, Berkshires, and beyond. I would like to be the next spiritual Martha Stewart but I tend to act more like Tinker Bell at a Grateful Dead Concert - Singing Songs, casting Lovingkindness spells and always equipped with glitter and glue and ink. I’m basically a chic nomad following her bliss.
It makes my day, when I make someone else’s day.
Current favorites places in the New York Hudson Valley:
My NEW BRICK + MORTAR in Katonah! AH!!!!
located at The Courtyard and Allen Place within the Golden Prana Yoga Studio
Olana, Hudson – The historic home and art studio of Fredric Edwin Church
Bonicou Crag, New Paltz – Forever a rock scrambler!
Millbrook Winery, Milbrook – Can you say Vinefera?
The Elmendorph Inn, Red Hook – a historical project of mine back in the day