Jamie heartily believes life's better when we take ourselves less seriously and that our bodies are here to love and be loved! Using yoga, Jamie recovered from an eating disorder in her teens and went on to compete in the 2006 Olympics. Jamie is known for her intelligent, inspiring, and tell-it-like-it-is teaching style, and for weaving together profound personal experiences with her psychology background to deliver deeply moving insights. Jamie is a US Olympian, Cornell University graduate, E-RYT 500 and Owner / Director of The Grinning Yogi. Jamie regularly writes and travels sharing her stories through speaking engagements and yoga workshops.