Jessamyn Stanley is a yoga teacher, body-positivity advocate, and writer based in Durham, North Carolina, who teaches high-energy vinyasa flow as a way to overcome mental and emotional barriers. She provides 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?”
Jessamyn studied with Kimberley Puryear and Stephanie Keach of Asheville Yoga Center and her eponymous yoga lifestyle blog and Instagram attract thousands of followers daily, offering tips and advice for other yoga practitioners while documenting her home yoga practice.
Jessamyn teaches throughout the country and has contributed to a number of print and online publications including BUST, Bustle, Lenny Letter, Gaia, and MindBodyGreen. She has been featured on a wide range of international and national media outlets, including Good Morning America, Al Jazeera English, New York magazine, and the Huffington Post.