Jesse would “do yoga” with her grandma in the backyard as a kid, along with gymnastics and cheerleading. She kept with the cheerleading competitively through college and started to get serious about yoga in 2011 after realizing the benefits of the breathing exercises which forced her busy mind to slow down and focus. After being diagnosed with celiac disease and dealing with the symptoms that came with it, yoga was the only form of exercise she could manage some days and it really helped with some significant anxiety that had developed. After 12 years of teaching cheerleading camps she realized she could take those same skills to teach yoga to a much broader demographic.
Jesse loves heights (see cheerleading) and is eager to learn how to be a better and more efficient climber. You can usually find Jesse with #rosathedog on various adventures throughout KC.