Jen is a Midwestern transplant; born and raised in WI, educated in Minnesota. It was in Minneapolis, MN that she first discovered Modo in 2012 after working in the theater and performing arts for years. Jen participated in her Level One Modo teacher training July 2015 in Kelowna, immediately prior to relocating to Seattle for warmer winters and new adventures. Jen completed Modo Flow training in May 2016 and Yin training with Bernie Clark in February 2017. She has advanced her training studying inversions and vinyasa. Jen is a RYT® 500 with Yoga Alliance.
Inside the studio Jen has a mindfulness focus to her guidance coming from Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and the teachings of Jon Kabat-Zinn as well as the awareness and integration practices of Dr. Daniel Siegel. Outside of the studio, you will likely find Jen on an adventure in the woods and/or on a mountain. Adding to her passion for wellness and whole health, Jen has recently completed her doula training through DONA and Bastyr University.
You may follow her @shortrand or tap into her wellness adventures blending mindfulness with nature @conspireadventures – all on Instagram!