Jan has taught yoga since 1986 and is the founder and director of the Yoga Center in Nashville where she now teaches a full schedule of classes each week. Jan, born in 1933, is an inspiration to many. An enthusiastic and inspirational teacher, she encourages her students to understand and go beyond their limitations. Her joy and skills as a teacher come from her evolving personal work and practice which reflect in her teaching and her life. Her classes build strength as well as flexibility and focus on stress reduction and deep relaxation techniques.