Claudia Jasper is a New York City based Yoga Instructor at Earth Yoga, The Yoga Room and Exhale Spa. Claudia found the practice of yoga 15 years ago following a thyroid surgery in 2004. Her practice of yoga stems from her need to heal and still the body and mind from the fast pace and stressful environments which surround our ever changing world. Claudia, a native New Yorker, had worked previously in the highly competitive and intense Fashion industry for 20 years, dedicating much of her time to the industry, including obtaining her Masters in Fashion Merchandising from Parsons, The New School in 2011. Specializing in Retail Management, Claudia found that the practice of yoga helped to balance the demanding and stressful nature of her career, especially through her concentration in breath work. Beginning her yoga journey as a student at Bikram NYC which spanned 8 years, followed by her first Hot Vinyasa class at The Yoga Room of Queens in 2012, which is where her interest grew deeper for the practice. The combination of movement and breath to music was an instant connection for her, having a love for dance, specifically ballet, throughout her childhood. Her yoga journey changed quickly thereafter, transforming how she sees herself and the world around her. Claudia is certified E-RYT 200hr Yoga Certified by The Yoga Alliance, studying under Kay Kay Clivio and Adam Vitolo of Pure Yoga NYC in 2016. She later obtained her 100 hr RYT Mentorship certificate in Hot Power Yoga and Hot Vinyasa from Julia Stephens of Pure Yoga NYC in 2017.
Claudia teaches an athletic flow, while accentuating strength, mindfulness, flexibility and balance within every pose, using empowering music, which is an important element to her classes. She attends continuing education workshops and study groups, and is devoted to the on-going learning experience of being a teacher and student.
Claudia continues to reside in New York City with her English Cocker Spaniel, Jake.
200 HR RYT
Pure Yoga NYC with the renowned Kay Kay Clivio and Adam Vitolo
100 HR RYT
Hot Power Vinyasa Mentorship Certificate from Pure Yoga NYC from the renowned Julia Stephens
Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher