A Brief History of Jana Roemer

Current Obsessions: Freddie Wilde, the four year old hilarious, self-elected vegan of a star child who came through my womb ~ organic, plant focused, high vibration home crafted nourishment and superfoods ~ astrology ~ daily meditation + yoga nidra.

 

Vices: Copious amounts of high quality, organic dark chocolateonline courses from teachers I love and respect + Instagram

 

Main Teachers:  Hands down, number one teacher is our Solar System. Every student who has sat in front of me on their mat or cushion. Nature. My daily meditation practice, the vast field of consciousness and this wild ride of a human experience. Dr. Joe Dispenza, Venerable Robina Courtin, Ally Bogard, Tanis Fishman + all my sisters. Thank the good Goddess for Soul Sisters.

 

Facilitation Experience: over 3000 hours of 200 + 300 hour yoga teacher trainings, 450 hours of yoga nidra trainings, workshops, sacred circles & transformational retreats. Guided thousands of hours of yoga classes, meditations and yoga nidras.  Co-created + co-facilitated trainings and retreats with Sasha Bahador, Elena Brower, Ally Bogard, Christine Price Clark, Kristin Campbell, Meghan Currie, Sarah Zandbeek, Kat Villain and more. 

Education + Experiences:

2018

taught Yoga Nidra at the inaugural Wellspring, by Wanderlust

Advanced Follow-up: DreamTime with Dr. Joe Dispenza

ParaYoga Nidra: Enlightened Sleep Master Immersion w/ Rod Stryker

published a 10-day meditation course on Insight Timer

taught at Lightening in a Bottle

Advanced Retreat with Dr. Joe Dispenza

wrote the Yoga Nidra manual for the school: Practices of Self Love + facilitated 3 yoga nidra trainings in three countries

2017

Progressive Workshop with Dr. Joe Dispenza

co-created + co-facilitated a 300 hr YTT w/ Sasha Bahador

published my first Astrology Calendar

taught at Oregon Eclipse Fest

published on Insight Timer

facilitated a 200hr YTT in my living room in Venice

Kundalini as taught by Yogi Bhajan ~ Yoga West with Guru Singh 

 

2016
Kundalini Prenatal YTT ~ Golden Bridge with GurMukh + Sarah Kamrath

80 hour Yoga Nidra YTT ~ Tanis Fishman

 

2015

thai massage course~ Koh Phangan, Thailand

co-facilitated a 200hr YTT in Thailand with Sarah Zandbeek

registered my own yoga school with Yoga Alliance

80 hour ~ Sequencing YTT at Wanderlust Hollywood, LA 

initiated in Trancendental Meditation (TM)

 

2014

gave birth to Freddie Wilde who birthed me as a Mama

taught at Unify Fest in Edmonton, AB

co-facilitated 2 x 200hr YTT's

 

2013

married :: changed from Jana Derges to Jana Roemer

moved from Canada to Los Angeles

taught at the inaugural Bloom Festival in Edmonton, AB

co-facilitated 2 x 200hr YTT's with Gaiatri Yoga

my father transitioned out of his body

 

2012

traveled to Nicaragua

first experience with plant medicine in Shamanic Ceremonies

co-facilitated 2 x 200 hour YTT's with Gaiatri Yoga

participated in Landmark Forum

2011

attended my first Burningman (went four consecutive years)

assisted a 80 hour ~ Energetic Body Advanced YTT in Bali

with Ally Bogard

sat on the facilitation team of 2 x 200 hr YTT's with Gaiatri Yoga

sat for hours with an Ayurvedic Doctor while he took patients & schooled me in the ancient practices of Ayuruveda + Astrology in Rishikesh, India 

110 hour Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism Meditation course ~ with Venerable Robina Courtin at the Tushita, McLeod Ganj, Northern India 

Tantric Sexuality, Rishikesh, India

 

2010

served at a Vipassana meditation retreat

sat in to assist my first 200 hr YTT with Gaiatri Yoga

2010 - 2014 ~ Lululemon Ambassador

 

2009

Bhagavad Gita Intensive with John Friend + Ram Dass

backpacked Peru

500 hour E-RYT ~ Anusara Yoga, mainly with John Friend + Karen Sprute-Francovich (independant of each other)

10 day Silent Vipassana Retreat ~ over 100 hours of meditation in 10 days

2nd back surgery to have metal screws + rods removed

 

2008

200 hour YTT ~ Gaiatri Yoga Teacher Trainings and Beyond with Trevor Yelich + Ally Bogard

broke my back snowboarding that lead to surgery

 

2007

unintentially taught my first yoga class under the full moon light. Some participants might have been naked.

 

2006

traveled and lived in New Zealand

 

2004

worked part time as a flight attendant with WestJet from 2004 - 2012 which allowed me to travel to some of the most amazing teachers in the world

first asana class with Trevor Yelich

B.Comm, with many electives in Psychology ~ University of Saskatchewan, Canada

 

2002

backpacked Thailand

 

2001

first known formal notebook with yoga philosophy

 introduced to the teachings of Abraham's Law of Attraction as shared by Ester + Jerry Hicks.

backpacked Malaysia + Australia

 

1997 - 2001

let myself be young, wild and free 

attended the University of Saskatchewan

1997

 traveled to Sweden and into Europe

 

1993 - 1997

first teaching job as a figure skating coach

 

1979 - 1997

grew up on an acreage outside Craven, Saskatchewan :: Population: 150 people. Total. Raised by hippies - the real kind, not the new age kind, they came by it naturally through their farming roots and life philosophies. Spent time as a kid / teenager meditating, doing visualization work, competitively figure skating + gardening.

Practices of Self Love       Learning to Love it All

Jana Roemer