"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 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 teaching for Pure Yoga, Equinox, Aaptiv and Mercedes House.
Jade has over 15 years of experience working with individuals to help them grow, heal and evolve in health, fitness and life. Jade 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.
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 is an avid "yogi" (Jade's yoga journey), leading audio yoga and meditation classes with Aaptiv and Audible, as well as offering yoga and meditation classes on iTunes, YouTube, Spotify and Amazon. Jade also leads a children yoga program helping our future leaders evolve into magnificent beings.
Jade is a certified Yoga Instructor registered with The Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500HR and Certified through the National Association of Sports Medicine. She is an advocate of functional movement, primarily using body weight for resistance and offering general sports conditioning, boxing, yoga and meditation instruction.
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.