Jessica received her 200 hour Yoga Alliance Certification in 2010 from Naturally Yoga in Glen Rock, NJ where she studied with Sheryl & Neil Edsall and upon graduation, was given the spiritual name Suvali which means “Full of Grace”. She also completed certifications in Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga (2011), Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga with Sadie Nardini (2013) and in March 2014 she completed a weekend Yin Yoga teacher training intensive with Josh Summers. In May 2020, Jessica completed her 500 hour Yoga Alliance Certification with Jason Crandell. In April 2021 she completed the required teaching hours to achieve the designation of Experienced 500 hour Yoga Alliance Teacher.
In the 12+ years since graduating from her 200 hour program, she has amassed over 7,600+ hours of teaching experience via group classes, private lessons, workshops and retreats. She has had the opportunity to work with people of all shapes, sizes, ages and abilities including High School students, the elderly, those with severe health issues and everything in between. Throughout her teaching career, Jessica has continued to deepen her studies with various workshops with people such as Leslie Kaminoff, Manorama, Marc St. Pierre, Ma Bhaskarananda, Ram Dass, Krishna Das, Judith Hansen Lasater and others.