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Jenne Sluder MA C-IAYT is a certified yoga therapist and mind-body specialist. A native of Asheville, North Carolina, Jenne holds a Masters in Transpersonal Psychology from Naropa University with specialized training in mind-body approaches to improving mental health and physical well-being.

Jenne is certified through the International Association of Yoga Therapists as a trauma-informed and body-positive therapeutic yoga instructor. Yoga therapists undergo extensive training in neuropsychology, structural anatomy, and evidence-based therapeutic mind-body techniques. With this expertise, a yoga therapist can prescribe specific practices and exercises that address specific health challenges, practice aspirations, and wellness goals.

As a long-time meditation practitioner, Jenne has trained under several skilled meditation teachers including WonGong So, Larry Ward, Shinzen Young, Lama Rod Owens, and Repa Dorje Odzer, in addition to her meditation studies with direct students of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche during her time at Naropa University.

Jenne works one-on-one with individuals and with groups using mindfulness-based, somatic, and compassion-focused mind-body practices.

Jenne’s clients progress toward improved health and well-being through safe, relevant, and accessible practices adapted to each individual’s needs and goals. 

Jenne Sluder Yoga Therapy is based in Asheville, Hendersonville, and Weaverville North Carolina in addition to online programming accessible from anywhere in the world.

Examples of Conditions Addressed by Jenne Sluder Yoga Therapy

Chronic Pain

Injury Recovery

Long Covid (PASC)

Memory Loss / Brain Fog / Concentration Issues

Generalized Anxiety

PTSD / Complex PTSD

Shallow Breathing / Improving Respiratory Capacity

Asthma & other reactive airway conditions

PVFM & Vocal Cord Dysfunction

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Back Pain / Neck Pain

Surgery Recovery

Social Anxiety Disorder


Bipolar Disorder

Major Life Transition

Stress Reduction


Substance Abuse / Addiction / Recovery

Disordered Eating / ED

Domestic Abuse Recovery

Harsh Self-Judgment

Building New Habits


Grief Work

Anger Management


Osteopenia / Osteoporosis

Difficulty with Balance

Improve Flexibility / Range of Motion

Improve Coordination / Ease of Movement

Piriformis Syndrome

Joint Pain

Parkinson’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease

Attention Deficit Disorder & ADHD


Nervous System Health

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Acute Illness Recovery

Chronic Illness Management

RSD & Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Mindful Fitness / Strength-Building / Core Strength

Posture / Structural Alignment

Improve Circulation / Heart Health

Blood Pressure Management


Sciatica pain

Sacroiliac Joint pain

Spinal Fusion


Hip / Knee / Shoulder Replacement Recovery

The body benefits from movement and the mind benefits from stillness.

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