Jennifer Chiarelli

About The Teacher

Jenn Chiarelli, E-RYT 500, has over 10,000 hours of yoga teaching and training experience. She is the creator and founder of Anahata Soul and its 200 and 300 hour Yoga Teacher Programs in Phoenix, Arizona & Playa Grande, Costa Rica. Jenn has recently taught at Wanderlust and Yoga Journal Live! conferences. She teaches yoga and meditation workshops, teacher trainings, classes, and retreats nationally and internationally.

Jenn's journey began through the art of dance. She attained her dream of becoming a professional ballerina when she joined the Cleveland San Jose Ballet as one of its youngest members. During her 11 year career with the company, Jenn danced various soloist and principal roles in works by renowned choreographers including George Balanchine, Martha Graham, Donald McKayle, and Dennis Nahat. She received critical acclaim for her role as the Pioneer Woman in Martha Graham’s Appalachian Spring.

Jenn has a deep spiritual practice rooted in Kundalini Sadhana and is currently in training to become an Acharya ( spiritual teacher). She has overflowing gratitude for her teacher of 17 years, Swami Khecaranatha for his guidance along her journey. As a Master teacher, Jenn encourages her students to explore their own internal rhythms, their own personal practice through the postures, breath, meditation, music, and a wide-open heart.


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