Hi, I'm Jessamyn. I'm in love with yoga.

People usually ask me how I started practicing yoga- you can read about that here.


Jessamyn Stanley is a yoga teacher, body positive advocate, and writer based in Durham, North Carolina. Jessamyn uses high energy vinyasa flow as a way to move past mental and emotional barriers. Her classes provide a body positive approach to yoga which celebrates students’ bodies and encourages them to ask “How do I feel?” rather than “How do I look?” when practicing yoga.

Jessamyn studied with Kimberley Puryear of Asheville Yoga Center’s 230-hour Teacher Training Program and her eponymous yoga lifestyle blog and Instagram attract thousands of followers daily, offering tips and advice for other yoga practitioners while documenting her home yoga practice. Jessamyn contributes to Elephant Journal, and has been featured in a variety of print and online publications including People, Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan, New York Magazine, Fitness Magazine, Plus Model Magazine, Yoga International, and Buzzfeed.