Jessica is a chemical dependency counselor assistant with over 2 years of clinical work experience combined with years of lived experience helping others, including herself, overcome addiction. A Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance, she formed Rise Yoga and Wellness with over 250 hours of education, four years of teaching, and six years of practice experience. She completed continuing education with The Trini Foundation in Columbus, Oh, using Ashtanga Yoga as an adjunct treatment for addiction. She is certified in The Trauma Conscious Yoga Method (TCYM) and Transcending Sexual Trauma Through Yoga. These methods focus on the evidence-based use of yoga to treat trauma and related disorders. Jessica teaches yoga from a trauma-conscious lens accessible to all. As a Bachelor of Psychology Student, she continues to pursue somatic psychoeducation to help overcome trauma and addiction.