• Yoga

    Private Yoga Sessions Available Tailored to Individual Needs


    Group or Corporate Yoga Classes Available


    Styles include:

    Foundations/Introduction to Yoga

    Vinyasa Flow & Power Vinyasa Yoga

    Yin, Deep Stretching & Relaxation Yoga

    Jennifer teaches on
    Tuesday & Wednesday mornings
    at 6:00AM
    CorePower Yoga - Ballston
    4201 Wilson Blvd Suite 0140, Arlington, VA 22203
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  • Yoga Experience

    Expand Yoga / Registered Yoga School (RYS®), Tacoma, WA

    Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) - March 2015


    Yoga Instructor

    • Teaches yoga at Core Power Yoga in Ballston (Arlington), VA - November 2022 - present
    • Taught yoga at Karma Yoga in Falls Church, VA - May 2022-September 2022
    • Taught Yoga Foundations and substitute taught at Edge Yoga in Arlington, VA - January 2019-March 2020
    • Taught “Yang Yin” Yoga Workshops at the Bechtel International Center - September 2016-June 2017
    • Taught donation based yoga classes on Stanford University Campus -July 2016-June 2017
    • Mentored in Hot Yoga methods and substitute taught at Hot Yoga Ocean Ave in San Francisco, CA - June 2016- June 2017
    • Taught introduction to yoga with a Tacoma, WA based psychologist for mental health patients - Spring 2016
    • Taught vinyasa yoga for active duty Soldiers of the US Army on Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA - Spring 2016


    Research Volunteer, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, CA - July 2016 – June 2017

    • Volunteer Hours: approximately 150 total hours (Without Compensation / WOC)
    • Taught chair yoga and yoga for special populations with disabilities
    • Collected Measure Yourself Medical Outcome Profile (MYMOP) data from veterans referred to yoga for proposed paper:
      • Health-Related Links Between Chronic Symptoms and Yoga Program Attendance
    • Assisted in War Related Injury and Illness Study Center (WRIISC) Research Studies
      • Yoga and Group Treatment for Chronic Pain in Gulf War Veterans
      • Breathing Meditation for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (https://www.warrelatedillness.va.gov/ptsd/
    • Danielle C. Mathersul, R. Jay Schulz-Heik, Timothy J. Avery, Santiago Allende, Jamie M. Zeitzer, Peter J. Bayley, "US Veterans Show Improvements in Subjective but Not Objective Sleep following Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Secondary Analyses from a Randomised Controlled Trial", Depression and Anxiety, vol. 2023, Article ID 7001667, 13 pages, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1155/2023/7001667
    • Avery, T. J., Schulz-Heik, R. J., Friedman, M., Mahoney, L., Ahmed, N., & Bayley, P. J. (2021). Clinical yoga program utilization in a large health care system. Psychological Services, 18(3), 389–397. https://doi.org/10.1037/ser0000420
  • Contact Jennifer

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    Arlington, Virginia
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    Disclaimer: Jennifer Hanft MS RD LDN is a registered dietitian. The information provided by Jennifer, including on this site and in the Starting Solids workshop, should NOT be used for diagnosing or treating medical conditions. Consult a licensed physician for personal medical advice and/or emergencies.