Jody has been a long-time advocate of YogAutism. She is a registered yoga teacher and body work professional. She is trained in Alignment Yoga and has both her 200 hr. and 500 hr. Yoga Teacher Training certification. She is also a licensed massage therapist, a certified Zero Balancing practitioner and is a TRE Provider for trauma prevention. She has a long history of supporting individuals with autism through her volunteer service with such programs as Gi Gi's Playhouse and the Special Olympics, and has worked with MSCR, the MARC Center and Madison Metropolitan School District.
She has a lifetime of personal and professional experience with developmentally disabled people. From growing up with a sibling with a disability to working among diverse populations throughout her adulthood and participating in activities like meditation and yoga, Jody’s experiences have shaped her into a patient and compassionate person. She is full of creativity and playfulness, and is committed to "thinking outside the box."
Jody enjoys serving all ages and populations. In her spare time you can find her cooking, reading, hiking, and enjoying other outdoor activities.