Learn the skills to take your yoga practice to new heights of strength, balance and resiliency on and off the mat
for years to come
You’re a yoga student, teacher, or practitioner and you want to practice regularly but...
Aren't feeling very motivated.
Have an injury and don’t know how to practice.
Experiencing changes in your body due to injury or age.
Can't find the time.
You don’t know what postures to practice.
You need support and guidance.
You are ready to commit to yourself
Keep reading if you...
✔ Want to get to your mat regularly (but you know you need motivation and support).
✔ Need to change the way you are practicing (but you don’t know how!).
✔ Don’t want to give into aging (instead, you want energy for years to come!)
✔ Know you want to improve and maintain good posture.
✔ Want to strengthen the connection to yourself and have peace of mind.
✔ Want to learn a method of practice for complete integration of mind, body and soul.
✔ Want to ignite and inspire your practice and teaching.
Your Yoga Your Life
Learn how to maintain a yoga practice you LOVE — for decades to come.
This is a 5-week interactive online yoga program with personal support to empower you to relieve pain, establish a deeper connection with yourself, foster ease of mind and develop a healthy relationship with your body.
Establish a consistent practice that fits your schedule.
Build strength and increase flexibility.
Detangle physical knots and unwind mental stress
Ease back, shoulder, neck, knee pain.
Develop balance in your body and mind
Learn how to release stress and become more resilient.
Increase your skills to help your students (if you are a yoga teacher).
How the program works
2 live classes per week that are recorded and can be repeated and adjusted in length to suit to your schedule.
Support and Accountability
Guided support and community to keep you on track! Live Q and A and email support throughout the entire program - your own yoga coach!
Set a plan for success to suit your schedule, meditations to enhance the heart of your practice and pre-recorded tutorials to support you.
What you will love about this program
A Practice That Fits Your Schedule
Using my unique template, you will create a schedule of practice that suits your life and experience the benefits without having to leave your home.
Clear, Intelligent Instruction
Postures sequenced to build your strength, stamina, flexibility and balance. Clear demonstration of postures with progressive and precise instruction.
Attain a Quiet and Peaceful Mind
When you are 100% focused on your body your mind chatter stops and you experience a true sense of peace.
You are going to learn what to practice and how to therapeutically use props so you can keep practicing for years to come.
You Are Not Alone
We will work together to face arising challenges by approaching a pose progressively so that you will know what you need to keep moving forward.
Inspire Your Teaching
You will look at the asana and pranayama through a new lens and recover the drive that inspires your motivation to support, help and teach others.
This course is for you if you are
A student of yoga craving deeper immersion into your study
Able to commit at least three times a week to practice
Able or willing to learn simple technology
I got to know my body again and slow down the aging process
I’m never bored in class because the specific focus on the body takes you on a journey and there is just so much voyaging to do!!! The mind is fully connected with the body and the body is working and activated because of it. I have met few teachers with this talent and Jen has it.”
Amy Torello, yoga student and jewelry designer
Cost of the program
Extend and Expand
Unique template to create a plan for success
Why the arms and legs are so important for the spine
- Atha (now) is the beginning of your future
- Extend for attention and expand for awareness
Stability and Mobility
Create balance of action in the body
Mindful movement - dynamic meditation
Maintain and build strength. Sublime Savasana
Purusha and Prakruti
Balance and Equanimity
Solutions for back, hip and knee pain
Steadiess and happiness from head to toe in asana
Cultivate the strenth for strong sense of stability and will.
Cease the tug and pull of dvesha (aversion) and raga (attachment)
Resilience and Confidence
How to practice backbends - even for back pain
How to create a sequence for your home practice
The secret to learning any pose
Cultivate maitri (kindness) and upeksha (indifference)
Restore and Relax
How to truly restore the nervous system
How to create a sequence plan for practicing at home.
Why restorative poses are important for your overall health and well-being
How to strengthen the immune system
Pranayama - the regulation of breath
The essential poses for women's health
10+ extra tutorials and classes
3 Downloads for neck pain, menstrual sequence, immunity strengthening
Audio instruction of immune building sequence
Bonus classes on Sundays for backs, knees and shoulder
Audio of a transcribed Savasana instruction from BKS Iyengar
Here’s everything you get when you join
Ten 90 minute live asana classes recorded for your convenience with adjustable practice lengths
Personalized worksheet to schedule your practice
Group coaching calls
Individual instruction to customize your practice
Downloadable and video sequences for specific conditions, women's health, and surya namaskar alternatives
Tutorials and shorter practice videos
Email access to Jen during the program
Access to the program once completed for up to 1 year
4-5 Bonus classes live and recorded
Through practice and intensive sessions with Jen, I had the opportunity to quiet my mind and connect with my body. I felt prepared and refreshed with tools to take on a new chapter in my life.
Veronica Emilia Reyes Apostolas
About your Guide
"I love this course. It is a life line for me.....Your desire to make it work and your willingness to be in a dialogue with your students is so inspiring. Your teaching is great. And you are a delight. I am so grateful for this program!!!! - Christine
Hi! I'm Jen Kagan
A yoga practice should adapt to your body and keep you healthy for the rest of your life.
20 years ago I came to yoga because of an injury, like many of us do. When my practice cured my knee and I was able to cancel the scheduled surgery, I stayed. I realized that the benefits were not just physical. Those deeper benefits of yoga have helped me face the curveballs of life (divorce and loss) and put me on a path of deeper connection.
Over time, I had to adapt my practice. I was no longer living in NYC where I had a lot of classes to go to and I had to figure it out on my own. What at first seemed a disadvantage, not having a community or access to teachers, actually evolved my practice from something I did - to something I lived.
I have created a program so you don’t have to figure it all out on your own or be on your own. This program specifically gets you to practice regularly and gets you strong, flexible and more confident now and for years to come— so that you can weather all the curveballs with ease. You also get the expert guidance you deserve right by your side.
I invited a friend to practice virtually before online was popular and necessary as it is now. I discovered the potential of this platform. I myself have been a student online for years and also see the deep value. I am looking foward to teaching and developing a supporting community online.
I have been practicing yoga for more than 27 years and teaching yoga for 15 years. I hold a Jr 3 Iyengar yoga certificate and am a Certified Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists. I also studied 2 years of cranial sacral, somatic-emotional therapy with Amanda Garcia in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. My love of language and comes from years as a theater director and more than 20 years as a certified sign lanuguage interpreter.
I have had the fortune of studying yoga directly under BKS Iyengar, Geeta Iyengar and currently with Prashant Iyengar every two years in Pune, India. I am first and foremost a student and my teachers include Devki Desai, Gulnaaz Dashti, Carrie Owerko and Mary Obendorfer. I am grateful to study with them all online and in person .
I want to share yoga with enthusiastic learners because when learned and practiced properly, there is no greater tool for profound transformation and personal growth.
What is Iyengar Yoga
When you enter an Iyengar yoga class, you’re connecting to a rich method developed by BKS Iyengar over 75 years of teaching that is deeply connected to philosophy.
Students increase their strength, stamina, flexibility, balance via systematic, steady progress from class to class. Focus and concentration create moving meditation for tranquility, emotional clarity and spiritual well-being. In an Iyengar class you will learn and this will improve your life off the mat. Students experience a sharp focus of their attention and this leads to profound self awareness and also makes classes very challenging.
Iyengar yoga is a transformative practice, accessible and challenging for every age, body type and fitness level. BKS Iyengar designed the therapeutic application of asana using his own invention of props, therefore students with injuries or special considerations find an Iyengar class empowering. Teachers are rigorously trained and highly dedicated. Learn more about the certification levels.
An Iyengar yoga class is desiged to empower self-awareness and an understanding of the needs of your body, mind, and spirit.
She is an excellent teacher who knows the body and how to do the postures correctly! I came with a worsening back, hip and sciatic problem! Five months later I am 90% better ! Best teacher ever and she has a great sense of humor too!
With her seemingly endless knowledge and experience, she can create ANY kind of yoga class that is appropriate for that student. She teaches with authenticity in a bright, optimistic manner but never loses sight of the origin and roots of Yoga and transmits the deeper meaning of Yoga to her students.
Usha Leason, Yoga teacher and Ayurvedic Lifestyle Coach
Frequently Asked Questions
Cost of the Program
What are the benefits of this program?
Live session and coaching bring the teacher to you without having to leave home. This online platform with a perfect blend of guidance and empowerment will help you to progress and transform your practice.
Do I have to have a yoga practice? What if i'm not flexible? What do I need?
You can be an advanced practitioner or a keen beginner with a desire to pracice at home. I welcome students from all methods. Flexibility is not a requirement of practicing yoga.
You need: a space to practice, a yoga mat, a chair, a wall and some blankets or towels. If you want to purchase yoga props, I can help you get just what you need.
I am a teacher, what will I learn?
Your personal practice will improve and this will enrich your teaching. You will learn or deepen your understanding of the foundational principles, alignment, how to adjust for conditions, use of language and props all of which will improve your teaching.
What if I miss the live classes? When are the classes? When do they start?
The beauty of online platform is that classes are available in a recorded format so you can do them whenver you want. Repetition is the most effective way to learn, so these recordings are meant to be repeated during the week. I show how to adjust the class so that you can get a full practice in the length of time your schedule allows.
You can start the course immediately. There is material to begin planning, scheduling and practicng.
Live classes begin on Oct 26. All classes are recorded so you can practice at the time convenient to you! Sunday 11am, Monday 10am, Thursday 10am (all in Central time zone)
How much time will this program take me? How much do I have to put in on a weekly basis?
Each week there are 2 classes per week. You can join the live classes or watch them recorded. These classes are intended to be repeated during the week and for duration of the program. At the start of the program, you get support and guidance in planning your weekly schedule of practice.
How much support is available?
I'm available via email throughout the entire program and Live Q and A after classes. I look forward to your questions,
Cost for Your Yoga Your Life
I feel so much more expansion in my body and my mind. And I feel much more stable and aware in every part of my life. And my heart is more open. I started with back pain and after the first few weeks it was gone. Jen breaks down the poses into steps that no matter where you are you can do some part of it. I had almost given up and now I have a new perspective of my body. I didn’t think I could practice regularly. And now I am motivated to do something everyday because it feels so good.