"Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self" -The Bhagavad Gita
Jade Alexis is passionate about yoga, health and fitness. She has an innate and deep-felt desire to help individuals transform their bodies, calm their minds and enhance their lives.
Jade is a leading instructor and fitness trainer based in New York City. Jade's passion for yoga, health and fitness along with her extensive experience makes her highly sought-after. She has worked with several television and film personalities as well as athletes, including: Brandy Norwood, Brooklyn Decker, Jennifer Garner, Alicia Keys, Steven Lang and Jordin Sparks. Over the years, Jade has built a reputation for safely & effectively pushing her clients to new heights. Her training and knowledge along with her charismatic personality and ability to relate to people allows Jade to get the most out of her students and clients, allowing them to heal and grow in health and fitness.
Jade is an avid "yogi" (Jade's yoga journey). In addition to private yoga instruction, she teaches several classes throughout the week and maintains a daily yoga practice.
Jade incorporates flexibility training and yoga into all training sessions, she is an advocate of functional movement training; primarily using body weight for resistance as well as general sports conditioning and boxing instruction.
Jade is registered with The Yoga Alliance 200RYT and Certified through the National Association of Sports Medicine.
You can find Jade's audio led Sun Salutations on iTunes & Spotify, perfect for intermediate guidance through a daily yoga practice. Jade is also an instructor with Aaptiv teaching yoga, spinning & meditation classes.
Jade has been published in WebMD, Shape, Marie Claire, as well as several online publications. You may have seen Jade on Dr. Oz, Exercise TV, Good Morning America, The CBS Early Show, and NY1. She is a former Fitness Magazine Advisory Board member & Reebok Global Ambassador.
Jade's athletic prowess began early, beginning with ballet as a toddler to high school basketball and competitive tennis in Canada. She then played Division 1 basketball at Duquesne University, where she completed her MBA. An interest in boxing led Jade to train as an unattached fighter for three years, competing in the NYC Golden Gloves.