Jaclyn Long, MFT, RYT graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University in 1998 with a degree in Psychology and a specialization in Neuroscience, and went on to receive her Master’s Degree in Transpersonal Psychology in 2003 and in Counseling Psychology in 2004. She has been teaching yoga and mindfulness meditation since 2001.
From the beaches of Bali, to the jungles of Costa Rica, to the heart of Hawaii, Jaclyn has been facilitating international yoga and mindfulness retreats since 2004. She loves inviting people to step out of their habitual patterns and move into deeper states of presence with themselves and with the natural world. Through thoughtful themes, intention setting and the skilled use of poetry, Jaclyn guides participants on a journey of reconnecting with themselves. She cares deeply about helping people to cultivate a more compassionate relationship with the unique unfolding of their internal experiences, such as thoughts, feelings and sensations.
Jaclyn is Founder & Director of Mind Body Moms, which provides mindfulness-based wellness programs and international retreats. Through this work, she brings mindfulness-based wellness programs to low-income mothers and families. She is also Founder & Director of Mindful Child & Family Therapy, Inc and serves as a mindfulness-based Marriage & Family Therapist blending eastern and western wisdom.
Jaclyn is also a mom. She draws from the stress-reduction practices that she teaches to sustain, ground and resource herself as a mom. She makes a living offering therapy, facilitating moms groups, leading international retreats and directing two organizations. She makes a life by hanging out with her husband and son, walking on the beach, surfing and practicing yoga and mindfulness. Jaclyn is on a mission to support people on their journey of wellness, and is passionate about introducing people to yoga, mindfulness meditation and self-compassion practices.