About Jen Mullholand

Hi. I’m Jen. I ‘m a movement junkie, a body nerd and a lover of yoga. I’m also a Crossfit Level 1 trainer, an athlete and a yoga teacher mentor, which means I bring the best of both strength and flexibility into my classes and training. I empower fellow movement-loving body nerds to balance their bodies and minds through an innovative blend of yoga and strength. I’m also a devout student of yoga with 13 years of teaching experience and a passion to help new teachers become their best selves.

Ashtanga Opening Mantra

March 20th, 2014|Categories: Thoughts on the practice|

Ashtanga Invocation For those of you who come to my Ashtanga classes, here's a little cheat sheet for the invocation we have been chanting at the beginning of class. It is my intention to create

2013..the good, the bad and everything in between

January 1st, 2014|Categories: My journey|

Ah, the last day of the year. A good time to reflect and recap the year. 2013 was a year of ups and downs, of tragedy and triumph. As I sit here in our home

The Power of Tapas in Practice and Life

November 18th, 2013|Categories: My journey|

I was inspired this morning by an article I received in an email newsletter from Yoga International. It had a link to an article on Yoga Philosophy Basics: The 5 Niyamas, which I highly recommend

The Fine Art of Procrastination

September 6th, 2013|Categories: Musings on yoga|

When we arrived for module 4 of my 300 hour teacher training in LA, our teacher, Noah, asked us all where we had been procrastinating over the seven weeks between modules. I was not in

My summer (The Practice of Life)

August 27th, 2013|Categories: My journey|

While in yoga school this past week, our teacher Noah decided to have a "Yogis Got Talent" evening. It was not mandatory to participate, but I really wanted to prove to my school mates that

The Plight of the (somewhat) seasoned yoga teacher

August 16th, 2013|Categories: My journey|

I am, in corporate terms, a mid-level management yoga teacher. I have 10 years of experience teaching yoga. I have 15 years of practice under my belt. I have spent hundreds of hours and thousands

Yoga School – Part 3 of 6

June 17th, 2013|Categories: My journey|

Well, I am procrastinating yet again. I could be fiendishly pumping out more Pose Research Sheets in preparation for my week in LA at yoga school. Or panicking. Instead, I am sitting on my living

The practice of studentship

June 11th, 2013|Categories: Thoughts on the practice|

I have been in Seattle, teaching yoga for one year now. As I establish myself and build a student base, this means a lot of subbing. A lot of it. And in the course of

The (not-so-glamorous) reality of being a yoga teacher

April 5th, 2013|Categories: Musings on yoga|

So you want to be a yoga teacher? Well, let me tell you a thing or two. And it ain't too pretty. In the past year, I have been asked by several newly minted teachers

Playing the edge of my practice

March 19th, 2013|Categories: Thoughts on the practice|

It's been a little over a week since my return from San Marcos, Texas.  I was in San Marcos for a four-day intensive with one of my teacher, Christina Sell. It was intense. I am

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