Jacqueline Johnson

Jacque (EdD, RYT-500) has been practicing yoga since 1976, and after much coaxing began teaching in 1992. She teaches several styles of yoga, primarily Sivananda and more recently Viniyoga. She also teaches vinyasa flow, restorative, Vipassana meditation, guided imagery meditation, and yoga therapy. She has been an academic in health behavior, health psychology, and health promotion for 15 years. As an academic, Jacque has collaborated on research investigating the changes in brain activity during specific elements of yoga. She was also one of the developers of a 200hr yoga teacher training of a university curriculum as a minor. She has recently moved to NC from DC, and is excited to inspire others on their journey towards a fulfilling life.


Jacqueline Johnson instructs the following:
  • Flow Level 1-2
  • This class is a bridge between the Yoga Basics class and Flow Level 2. Creative sequencing and a focus on alignment will help student to move their practice forward. Although we don’t practice advanced poses, you will likely still be challenged. This class is appropriate for beginning students. More advanced students are always welcome.

  • Yoga for a Healthy Back
  • This class focuses on gentle strengthening and stretching exercises with the aim of improving mobility and stability of the vertebral column and back muscles. It is appropriate for all levels of students. Those with existing back problems are encouraged to attend with consent from their physician.

  • Hands-Free Yoga
  • Experience the connection between breath and movement from a new perspective, with minimal weight-bearing stress on hands and wrists. This hands-free flow preserves the spirit of vinyasa yoga characterized by postures carefully sequenced with breath with emphasis on standing leg strengthening postures, standing balances and core strengthening postures. Appropriate for all levels, including beginners.

  • Express Flow
  • Yoga Express is a one-hour flow class for folks with limited yoga time! All levels are welcome.

  • Hands-Free Yoga
  • Experience the connection between breath and movement from a new perspective, with minimal weight-bearing stress on hands and wrists. This hands-free flow preserves the spirit of vinyasa yoga characterized by postures carefully sequenced with breath with emphasis on standing leg strengthening postures, standing balances and core strengthening postures. Appropriate for all levels, including beginners.

  • Postnatal Yoga
  • Postnatal yoga provides an opportunity to restore your mind, body and spirit, while strengthening your bond with your baby and meeting other new moms. This class will focus on all the needs of new mothers, including but not limited to mindful movement, light core work and restorative postures. This is a safe space for healing and community. Whether you are 6 weeks, 6 months, or 6 years post-partum, you are welcome! Non-crawling babies, breastfeeding, changing and napping are also welcome!