JadeYoga Ambassador Program

Thank you for your interest in the JadeYoga Ambassador Program. Through this program we hope to build community and make connections - working together to help us help your practice and help make the world a little better place. JadeYoga would not exist without yogis who are passionate about our mats and our company philosophy. We appreciate your input, support and ideas. The Jade Ambassador Program is designed for professional yoga teachers and students.

If you want to join the Jade Ambassador Program, please choose the Ambassador Program below that is right for you.* And then complete our online application.

Jade Pro Ambassadors

Melissa Corwin

Studio: Atmananda Yoga NYC

Style: Power Vinyasa

Teaching Philosophy: Someone very wise once told me: It's my yoga practice, not my yoga perfect. So I'm passing along the message.

Caroline Gronowski

Studio: Yoga Bliss, Akron OH

Style: Hot Power Vinyasa

Teaching Philosophy: My joyful and energetic classes provide an opportunity for students to come up to their edge and grow in their practice. My students have taught me that the most authentic yogi in the room may be the one who was in child's pose for most of the class. My student's and my practice have taught me to withhold judgment and assume the best in every situation.

Wendy Melville

Studio: Wendy's Gentle Yoga, 1050 Grandview Street North Oshawa. TruBliss, Courtice and also Glow Yoga, Whitby

Style: Hatha, Restorative, Therapuetic

Teaching Philosophy: Everyone can practice yoga. All you need to do is breathe and get to class.

Paula Tapia

Studio: Samata Yoga International in Marina Del Ray, Yoga Works in Santa Monica

Style: Yoga Therapy

Teaching Philosophy: Yoga is about cultivating a better relationship with ourselves, our life and with others. As a yoga therapist, my goal is to adapt the practice and the teachings to the individual to empower and progress collectively towards improved health and well being.

Audra Wick

Studio: Movement Center Pewaukee

Style: Vinyasa

Teaching Philosophy: Yoga keeps me sane and joyful. I teach to others ability levels in order for them to one day reach and find what I have found from yoga. I love you and that is all there is to it. I want to share my love with the world and hope they find what I have.

Rachel Wilson

Studio: Om My Yoga, Camp Hill, PA

Style: Vinyasa, Aerial and Acro Yoga

Teaching Philosophy: I believe that yoga is for everyone and my job as a teacher is to give them the options and coaching they need to empower and inspire them to keep the practice. I often tell people that if they say they don't like yoga, they just haven't found the right style or teacher for them, or haven't taken enough classes.

Katie Campbell

Studio: Down Under Yoga Boston

Style: blended style of Kripalu Yoga with Samudra school's Prana Flow Yoga founded by Shiva Rea

Teaching Philosophy: My classes are designed not only to nourish & inspire each individual student's potential, but also allow the student to find their edge in a healthy, life-affirming way.

If you want to join the Jade Ambassador Program, please choose the Ambassador Program below that is right for you.*

And then complete our online application.

Sandy Bechard

Studio: Greener Postures Yoga (GPY)

Style: Iyengar Yoga and Vinyasa Flow

Teaching Philosophy: I teach under my own LLC Bonafide Yoga. Bonafide meaning tried and true, words I try to live by.

Katie Collins

Studio: Hot Yoga Zone  in Albany, NY

Style:  Vinyasa

Teaching Philosophy: Using the gifts of Forrest Yoga, I encourage students to go deep inside and remove the blocks that may be preventing them from feeling truly beautiful. I also love for people to feel walls around their hearts and minds come down.

Patty Dobson

Studio: Allum Community Centre (Elstree & Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England)

Style: Hatha Yoga

Teaching Philosophy: There’s a yoga practice for everyone. My intention in every class is to be of use to my students and hold the space for them, providing a supportive, compassionate, lighthearted environment in which they can explore their own organic experiences and reconnect with their inner wisdom.

Fernanda Grisetti

Studio: Loosloo Yoga Basel

Style: Vinyasa and Yin Yoga
Teaching Philosophy: As a yoga teacher, I recognize that yoga is a life-long practice, not a destination, and as such, I view my role as a guide for students to delve inward and connect to their deep center. My personal practice is inspired daily by my husband, son, and dog, who remind me every day what it means to live a life full of love and joy.

Elaine Vancoughnett

Studio: Perfect Balance, Prince Albert

Style: Core Vinyasa

Teaching Philosophy: Yoga is the key to happiness and acceptance to whatever life has to offer with grace. It provides balance in everyone's life.

Nadine McNeil

Studios: Yoga on Montrose, Afya Yoga Studio, Core Fitness, Jamaica Yoga Association

Style: Vinyasa Flow

Teaching Philosophy:  Whenever students inquire as to the level of my classes; i.e., whether or not they are beginners, I choose to remind them that each time we step on the mat, we are always at the beginning. Each experience is a new one, that provides an opportunity to re-discover whom we already are, intrinsically.

Julie Bergfeld

Studio: Metro Power Yoga Kirkwood, MO

Style: Baptiste Power Vinyasa

Teaching Philosophy: I believe in empowering my students to move beyond what they know.

Willow Ryan

Studio: Inner Elements Yoga

Style: Forrest Yoga

If you want to join the Jade Ambassador Program, please choose the Ambassador Program below that is right for you.*

And then complete our online application.

Christine O'Donnell

Studio: Sukha Arts Center  Harrington Park NJ

Style: Vinyasa

Teaching Philosophy: My practice is soulful and spontaneous-- influenced by the energy of my students, my music, and even the weather.  I teach because I love to move.  I love to inspire.  I love expanding…growing…learning.  Trying new things.  Putting myself out there.  I teach to evoke this passion in the world around me

Kristen O'Toole

Studio: Little Yoga House, Wantagh, NY

Style: Ashtanga

Teaching Philosophy: Practice, 24/7. Always practicing yoga, on and off the mat, guides what & how I share what I learn with my students.

Katia Grodecki

Studio: SOL Pilates and Yoga, Markham, Ontario

Style: Vinyasa

Teaching Philosophy: My goal is to make everyone who walks into the studio feel welcome and cared for. I love to provide individual attention while focusing on careful alignment in all postures and emphasizing the importance of listening to our intuitive voice in everything we do, on and off the mat

Kristina Serna

Studio: Core Club LA  Eagle Rock

Style: Hatha Blend

Teaching Philosophy: As a student of yoga I am given the opportunity to learn about myself with compassionate awareness. As a yoga instructor and artist I believe in serving my community to freely explore their bodies with breath intelligence and awareness. I intend to open a sense of wild peace that resonates beyond the yoga mat. Spread Love by Shining in your Light and Dancing in your Shadow!

Tricia Ptak

Studio: Balance Mind Body Therapies
Plymouth, MI

Style: Vinyasa and yoga therapy

Teaching Philosophy: Each individual possesses within them the capacity to find their truth, strength and brilliance. By listening closely, we unfold this truth through our breath and bodies. Leading others to their light and self acceptance is my joy

Paula Paluch

Studio: Shanti Yoga and Fitness Rehoboth, MA

Style: Vinyasa Flow

Teaching Philosophy: Yoga is transformative; change your body, mind and soul!

Ame Cardelli

Studio: On Track Yoga Mount Holly, NC

Style: Vinyasa Flow

Dan Horowitz

Style: Vinyasa

Teaching Philosophy: Go with the flow

If you want to join the Jade Ambassador Program, please choose the Ambassador Program below that is right for you.*

And then complete our online application.

Emily Wilson

Studio: Spark Yoga, San Luis Obispo, CA

Style: Vinyasa

Teaching Philosophy: I believe what we deal with what happens on the mat is how we deal with life. I teach students to deal with challenges through self acceptance and compassion. My yoga practice reminds me each day to accept where I am and continue to grow.

Kat Robinson

Studio: Active Kat Yoga, Doniphan, MO

Style: Hatha

Teaching Philosophy: Yoga is for everybody and every body. I am the only teacher for several miles so I have to be quite diverse. I believe in teaching the students that are in front of me at the time rather than stick to a certain format.

Lauren Peterson

Studio: MiraCosta College, Oceanside, CA

Style: Hatha and Stand UP Paddle Yoga

Teaching Philosophy: My objective as a yoga instructor is for my students to be able to feel safe and comfortable enough to let go of any drama or stress they might have had, the moment their souls/soles touch their mat...that my students leave my class with their mind body, and soul replenished and strengthened to take on the rest of their day or week.

Marcy Covert

Studio: Broad Street Yoga, Grove City, PA

Style: Ashtanga / Vinyasa

Teaching Philosophy: Yoga is my lifestyle, my touchstone; sharing yoga is my dharma. We live in a culture that celebrates trends and change, and the practice of yoga has been a part of that evolution, which has brought many new people through the studio doors, and it love that!

Nicole D'Andrea

Studio: Garden State Yoga (Bloomfield, NJ)

Style: Vinyasa, Yoga Alignment

Teaching Philosophy: Vibrant, creative flow set to music that moves the soul. Careful attention to safe anatomical alignment. Encouragement to move from the heart in every way.

Debra O'Bryan

Studio: Joyful Breath Yoga, online yoga studio

Style: Enjoys all styles

Teaching Philosophy: I Believe in the power of One and that each of us can be the beginning of the change we want to see in the world.

Cazoshay Ward

Studio: Yoga By Divine Intervention Design (Anchorage, Alaska)

Style: Hatha, Christjan Style, & Vinyasa Flow

Teaching Philosophy: As a teacher, I try to guide my students into opening their hearts and being in the present moment. Yoga is a way of life that carries over to social and environmental responsibility & consciousness, which is all incorporated into my teaching philosophy; all brought together with a little humor because I truly believe that laughter is a crucial and necessary part of life!

Annie Sicard

Studio: YMCA Mapleton Boulder, CO

Style: Ashtanga/ Vinyasa Flow

Teaching Philosophy: Yoga is the tool that enables us to access realms within ourselves that were previously unknown. By balancing body, breath, and movement we open the inner channels of the body uncovering a hidden treasure chest full of expanded awareness, inner strength, happiness, peace and Love!

If you want to join the Jade Ambassador Program, please choose the Ambassador Program below that is right for you.*

And then complete our online application.

Jessica Amendola

Studio: Kaya Yoga Studio - Wilmington, NC

Style: Heated Vinyasa

Teaching Philosophy: I believe that any time yoga is practiced, be it in a studio, on the beach or in your bedroom, it is a sacred space. I want my students to feel that they have entered that sacred space and feel that their asana practice is an offering. I strive to teach classes that are lighthearted and fun for my students, but also bring them closer to their higher self.

Kim Michelle

Studio: The Yoga Mat, Lake Zurich, IL

Style: Hot Yoga, Vinyasa Flow

Teaching Philosophy: My motto in class is that yoga is like life - if we fall, we get right back up.

Chae Yang Bullock

Studio: Yoga Garden Philly

Style: Prana Flow (vinyasa), Anusara

Teaching Philosophy: To offer service towards empowerment by mirroring the practice on the mat with life, relationships and yogic philosophies. Often the classes, workshops and training sessions are led with linking alignment with heart theme.

Melissa DeVries

Studio: Be Fitness and Wellness Center, Delafield, WI

Style: Vinyasa

Michelle DeNicola

Studio: Fuel the Soul  Merrick, NY

Style: Vinyasa Flow

Teaching Philosophy: When you take my class you can expect an energetic flow, it should be fun, not an ordeal. Cheat, skip things, take a break and just breathe . With my fun music mixes you are sure to get a class that will not only make you sweat, but make you feel safe, welcome and relaxed.

Marylou Webb

Studio: Karma Center, Springfield MO

Style: Vinyasa and Hatha

Teaching Philosophy: I teach with empathy, love, understanding, forgiveness and peace.

Steph Wall

Studio: Neumovement and Karma Yoga & Fitness Kelowna, CA

Style: Power Yoga

Teaching Philosophy: To pass on my knowledge of yoga to students so they can stoke the fire within oneself to live empowered and inspired.

Ling Beisecker

Studio: William and Mary Campus Recreation, Williamsburg, VA

Style: Vinyasa or Hatha

Teaching Philosophy: My yoga philosophy is constantly changing and evolving because every day, every practice, every moment I change.

Amelia Havanec

Studio: Barre Bee Fit, Ann Arbor, MI

Style: Ashtanga

Teaching Philosophy: You get what you put in. In yoga, your career, in relationships, and in life. You have to ask questions along the way. Be creative and challenge yourself, mentally and physically.


Yogi Ambassador


The Jade Yogi Ambassador level is designed for the person who practices yoga, but doesn't teach professionally. Whether you do yoga twice a day or once a month, we are interested in your thoughts and happy to have you on board.

Yogi Ambassador Requirements

  • Practice yoga
  • Believe in Jade's mission to make eco-friendly yoga products and give back to the earth with every product
  • Use Jade products
  • Like JadeYoga on Facebook (
  • Follow JadeYoga on Twitter (@jadeyoga)
  • Follow JadeYoga on Instagram (jadeyogamats)
  • Provide name, address and email address
  • Share your love of Jade with your friends

Yogi Ambassador Benefits

  • Be among the first people to be notified about new products
  • Be listed as an Ambassador on the JadeYoga website with up to a 12 word message and link to cause that is important to you
  • A free jade sticker
  • 40% off retail on all "Jade goodies" including t shirts, water bottles, poster, calendars etc (US orders only; not including mats, props and other items not listed on goodies page.)
  • Occasional surprises

To join, complete our online application.

Pro Ambassador

The Jade Pro Ambassador level is designed for yoga teachers who teach yoga professionally and regularly. We know that good teachers are why yoga has become so popular today and are needed to keep our community strong. We are looking for teachers who are still learning and who recognize that you are not just teaching yoga but you are teaching students.

Pro Ambassador Requirements

  • Practice yoga
  • Believe in Jade's mission to make eco-friendly yoga products and give back to the earth with every product
  • Use Jade products
  • Like JadeYoga on Facebook (
  • Follow JadeYoga on Twitter (@jadeyoga)
  • Provide name, address, email address and facebook, twitter and instagram handles
  • Share your love of Jade with your friends through your social media network at least twice/year
  • Teach in regularly scheduled classes or own, manage or work in a yoga studio for remuneration
  • Submit photo with your Jade mat for website and/or 10-60 second video with your Jade mat to be posted on Jade's Youtube channel in which you state your name, where you teach, what you are passionate about and what kind of mat you use
  • Provide release to use video

Pro Ambassador Benefits

  • Opportunity to provide new input on new products
  • Be among the first people to be notified about new products
  • Be listed as an Ambassador on the JadeYoga website with photo (and maybe video) with up to a 50 word message and link to cause that is important to you
  • A free jade bumper sticker
  • 40% off retail on all Jade Products (US orders only)
  • Opportunity to earn rewards
  • Opportunity to have your events promoted
  • Opportunity to write guest blogs
  • Occasional surprises
  • Option to join Jade affiliate program and earn commissions on sales on referrals (this is not available for teachers working a studios where Jade mats are retailed without consent of studio owner or manager).

To join, complete our online application.

*Please be aware that the Jade Ambassador program is subject to change at any time.

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