Jessica YoungTeacher and Artist
Jessica Young started practicing yoga in 2000, to help her deal with the trials and stresses of being college student. Now, more than ten years later, she continues to enjoy a rich and rewarding practice, informed by the vinyasa and Para Yoga traditions. Off the mat, Jessica teaches at Columbia College Chicago, and is a company member of Chicago’s live storytelling and music event, 2nd Story. She’s performed at the Mixed Roots Literary and Film Festival in LA, and been a featured essayist in various programming on Chicago’s NPR affiliate, WBEZ. She lives with her husband in Chicago.