Green Festival Speakers
Jessica Premsangha Prakasha
Jessica Premsangha Prakasha is a certified yoga instructor, modern dancer, certified massage therapist, somatic educator, birth doula and mama. She has been practicing meditation and Hatha yoga since childhood and began teaching yoga classes in 1999. Jessica received her formal yoga teacher training from Greenpath Yoga in S.F., and studied with David Life, John Berlinsky, Lea Watkins and Peggy Orr. Jessica lived and studied at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY. Jessica graduated from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, and completed the Certified Massage Therapist as Somatic Educator training at Moving on Center in Oakland, the Whole Birth Yoga Teacher training with Robin Sale, and Prenatal massage training with Alive and Well. She received birth doula training from Nicki Tilner. Jessica's passion for working with pregnant women has grown since she started teaching prenatal yoga classes in 2007, and was greatly fueled by her own experience with pregnancy and the home birth of her son, Jai, in 2009.