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In these monthly entries, I share reflections, remembrances, musings, contemplations, observations, practices, and random thoughts and ideas. ​Perhaps you’ll find a bit of your own story between the lines, consider a new or alternate approach or viewpoint, or even discover or rediscover something about yourself.  Feel free to contact me …

Heart Rocks

If you were to take a walk in and around my home, you might notice that I am a collector. In the garden, next to the entryway, on windowsills, shelves and the tops of bureaus, and vases – you will see scores of rocks – to be specific heart rocks. …

Training

JP CENTRE YOGA, Jamaica Plain, MA November 2019 Restorative Teacher Training, 25 hours (planned) Alex Bauermeister and Brenna Matthews, Instructors Boston Yoga School/JP Centre Yoga, Jamaica Plain, MA September 2018-June 2019 Advanced Yoga Teacher Training, 300 hours Ame Wren, Daniel Max, Instructors Prajna Yoga Immersion, Orleans, MA Lungs and the …

Life off the mat

The way you do anything, is the way you do everything. The benefits of a regular yoga practice extend to life off-the-mat. I credit yoga for ​discovering my own inner strength and peace-of-mind, ​leading to greater balance in all aspects of my life. For nearly 30 years, my first and …

About

What’s in a name? Merriam-Webster defines Jeanne as “Joan of Arc” (French: Jeanne d’Arc). However, I am not French. I was named after my father, Gene (aka Eugene), with the same pronunciation. I appreciate being my dad’s namesake; it keeps him close in heart. That heart has taken me on …

Testimonials

“Jeanne won my appreciation from the first session! I had been away from my practice and joined Jeanne for a “Gentle Yoga Series” at Newton Whole Health (NWH). I immediately registered for the next session. The group is small and Jeanne is compassionate and attentive to individual needs. During our …