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.

Me, myself and I – A self-love (and loathe) affair

February 14th, 2013|Categories: My journey|

On the eve of my first Valentine’s day as a married woman, I reflect back on an amazing year with a wonderful man who became my husband 10 months ago. It was not love at

The yoga of mentoring

February 12th, 2013|Categories: My journey|

Last night, I was Facebook chatting with a woman I have gotten to be friends with here in Seattle. She's about a decade younger than me,  has been teaching yoga for about a year or

Crotch Biscuits (and other random thoughts and glimpses from a Bikram Yoga class)

January 30th, 2013|Categories: Thoughts on the practice|

Crotch biscuits, as termed by Tina Fey in her book Bossypants (which I clearly need to read), are the wobbly triangles on one's inner thighs. They are a part of the (typically) female anatomy that

The Myth of Yoga

December 5th, 2012|Categories: Thoughts on the practice|

Lately, I have been bombarded by (primarily on Facebook) this huge myth about how fantastic yoga is. About how it's all sunshine and rainbows and unicorns and handstands. Or arm balances. Or whatever extreme backbend

Developing a Self-Practice

November 13th, 2012|Categories: Thoughts on the practice|

The dreaded self-practice. You know how I talk about homework, and doing some of the stuff we do in class on your own? Well yes, I am talking to each and every ONE of you

Yoga – A Practice in Self-Inquiry

September 19th, 2012|Categories: Thoughts on the practice|

I arrived to the practice space this morning, only to discover that my lovely monthly lady friend had come a few days early (which would explain why I was bemoaning how fat I felt and

It’s OKAY to have a bad day

July 31st, 2012|Categories: My journey|

I had a bad day yesterday. Not epic bad, just not so good. Just one of those days, when I was starting to get really frustrated. With the fact that no one returns my emails

Taking yoga to the “extreme”

July 23rd, 2012|Categories: Thoughts on the practice|

Oh my, here we go again. More controversy in the yoga world. Or so it seems to be controversial, to me at the very least. (Yes, I am one little person, but I think I've

Fight for it. You might just nail it.

July 13th, 2012|Categories: My journey|

It's been an interesting week, one filled with triumph on some levels, and not quite tragedy (well, it seemed tragic at the time, but really  was just in my head) on another level. I came

Starting over in a new land

May 31st, 2012|Categories: My journey|

Leaving Chicago was not my idea. My husband decided he wanted a new job in a place very far away from our friends and family. In Seattle, a place where it is rumored it is

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