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Washington, DC, 20003
United States


Jessica Woodburn is a yoga instructor, certified personal trainer and mom in Washington, DC.  She is passionate about sharing yoga’s Mind, Body, Spirit benefits. Her dynamic teaching style, sense of humor and deep sense of caring keep students coming back to the mat.



Jessica Woodburn is a natural-born teacher with  love of learning.  She's taught foreign languages, including French, Spanish and English and PE, yoga and mindfulness to students of all ages, infants to seniors. Her dynamic teaching style and keen interpersonal skills are interwoven with humor, patience, personal anecdotes and compassion.   It's a privilege and honor to share so many of her passions and skills with a broad spectrum of people. Bringing light, healing, self-confidence and knowledge to so many who share her passion for learning and growth is a joy.  Jessica practices radical self-care including daily meditation, yoga and energy medicine.  You may see her biking around DC!  She also loves to connect with other people through French, dancing, the arts, exercise, non-violent communication, mindful self-compassion, mindful meditation and nature.   She lives on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC with her teenage son.  

Degrees and Certifications:

MA, French Literature, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

BA, French, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA

Semester abroad @ Université de Rennes, II, Rennes, France through Beloit College

Certificat de Langue et Civilisation Françaises, Université Jean Monet, Saint-Étienne, France 

Spanish - A Whole Brain Accelerated Learning Approach, Omega Instiute, Rhineback, NY 

Curso de Español para Extranjeros, Elemadrid, Madrid, Spain.   

Yoga District 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Certification

 YOGAFIT® Teacher Level I Certification

 Mindful Self-Compassion Core Skills Training

 Mindful Self-Compassion 8-Week Course

 Mindful Schools Mindful Communication

Mindful Schools Curriculum

Mindful Schools Fundamentals

Mindful Schools Difficult Emotions

Enhance Fitness for Seniors Certification

YMCA Healthy Lifestyles Principles Certification

 YMCA Group Exercise Instructor Certification

Childlight Yoga Level I

Childlight Baby and Toddler Yoga, Kids and Teens

Itsy Bitsy Yoga® Facilitator

CPR & AED certifications