Jennifer Stephens

Jennifer Stephens
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Jennifer was born in England and moved to Cape Town in 1990. Her journey with yoga began in 1995 at Ananda Kutir Ashram, where she found solace from corporate life. She pursued her study of Integral Hatha Yoga at Ananda Kutir and completed the Yoga Teacher Training Course in 1999. Under the guidance of Sri Yogeshwari Mataji and Swami Parvathiananda, she qualified as a Yoga Therapist and Ayurveda Practitioner in 2003, becoming a certified Yoga Therapist registered with the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT).

In 2007, Jennifer ended her corporate career to follow her lifelong passion for yoga. She has since taught group classes, Pre & Post Natal Yoga, Baby Yoga, and Children’s Yoga. She is also renowned for her expertise in training yoga teachers on the Integral Yoga Teachers Training Course. Jennifer conducts workshops and retreats, providing Yoga Therapy to aid the recovery and wellbeing of both adults and children.

Jennifer founded Shambhavi, an Ayurveda products company in 2011. Its purpose was to fund her community outreach with children, educators, and informal settlement residents. Jennifer currently coordinates outreach programs with three organizations, including the Ananda Kutir Outreach Project.