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About Jessamyn Stanley

Yoga Teacher. Writer. Body Positivity Advocate.

Jessamyn Stanley is a yoga teacher, body positivity 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.

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Classes & Events

May 25-26

Saint Louis, MO

Workshop Weekend in St. Louis, MO

Dates: Saturday, May 25th – Sunday, May 26th

Locations: Shanti Yoga South City

2601 S Kingshighway Blvd

St. Louis, MO 63139

Events: detailed schedule below!

June 6-9

Snowshoe, WV

Wanderlust Festival at Snowshoe, WV

Dates: Thursday, June 6th – Sunday, June 9th

At Wanderlust, our mission is to help you find your true north— to lead a healthy & inspired life. Wanderlust Snowshoe, set in the heart of West Virginia’s famed Pocahontas County is a step down that path. Choose your own adventure with multi-level yoga and meditation sessions, mouthwatering local organic dinners, heart-pumping music, inspiring lectures and workshops, and outdoor activities from SUP to scenic hiking with views of the Allegheny Trail.


June 23

New York, NY

Popsugar Playground New York, NY

Dates: Sunday, June 23rd

POPSUGAR Play/Ground is BACK for a second year! Come Play: Shop new brands, eat, drink, work out, and make new friends. Get Grounded: Learn from our kick-ass lineup of powerful women from actors to entrepreneurs to activists. Join us for our 2-day event, packed with experiences that will inspire, motivate, and feed your creativity.


July 13-14

Savannah, GA

Workshop Weekend in Savannah, GA

Dates: Saturday, July 14th – Sunday, July 15th

Locations: Savannah Yoga Center

1319 Bull St.

Savannah, GA 31401

Events: detailed schedule below!

Sept 7-8

Brooklyn, NY

Wanderlust Festival at Brooklyn, NY

Dates: Saturday, September 7th – Sunday, September 8th

Prospect Park is the best loved green space in the borough and is nearly always packed with locals picnicking, runners, and cyclists when the weather’s warm. Bordered by neighborhoods known for diversity in culture, food, and residents, it’s the perfect place for our ALL NEW 2-day festival tour.

Join us in one of the city’s many treasures, Prospect Park. Lauded for its expansive spaces, calming forest paths, and Zoo(!), step into the park and you’ll forget you’re in the heart of a major city. Whether you call Brooklyn home, or it’s your “om away from home” for the weekend, it’s the ideal backdrop for a transformative experience.

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