Tess began her journey into teaching yoga in 2009 when she studied under her mentor Laura Patterson at Vibe in Bloomington. Once she moved back to Indy and began teaching at Invoke she wanted to expand her knowledge of the practice and got her 200 YTT in 2013. Since then she has committed herself to education and has a Level 1 Peak Pilates certification and Barre training. After her first pregnancy she realized she had a desire to learn Prenatal Yoga and has completed over 90 hours of training under Jane Austin and is a Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher. Tess’ work with pregnant people has come full circle over the years and works as a doula and is a Certified Lactation Counselor working towards her IBCLC. If you’re pregnant, or hoping to be one day, reach out to Tess! https://attendindy.com
In this hour long class, Tess will guide you through a practice meant to strengthen, open, and ease the common discomforts of pregnancy. Be prepared to build some heat with standing and balancing postures, modified push ups, squats, and breath work specific for your body. One to two blocks are re...
In this quick prenatal flow, Tess will guide you through a grounding practice to help ease you out of discomfort and into your strength. Perfect before bed time or those days when your energy isn't quite at its best. (30 minutes)
Good Morning, Spine! Join Tess this morning as we unlock the thoracic spine. We got all the circles, spirals, and twists in this one so get ready to have your spine feeling fine. A bolster or pillow might be helpful for this practice. (32 minutes)
Join Tess for another wonderful prenatal flow. Today we will work out tension in the upper back, open through the hips and stretch the lower body. Any props that you use will be useful, but any mama to be will be able to do this flow. (32 minutes)