Jacky began her studies of Iyengar yoga in January 1999. In October 2005 she qualified as an Iyengar yoga teacher at the Introductory level and gained her Intermediate Junior level 3 teaching certificate in March 2010. Jacky continues to study at the Manchester and District Institute of Iyengar Yoga () and attends workshops nationally and internationally.
Jacky served on the MDIIY Executive Committee and was Chairman between November 2010 and November 2016.
Jacky has travelled to the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI, the home of Iyengar yoga) in Pune, India to study with the Iyengar family for a month of intensive study in October 2010, February 2013 and September 2016. She enjoys teaching yoga to all levels and abilities, helping practitioners feel the many benefits of Iyengar yoga.