Jean-Jacques is a Haitian-born artist, father, and teacher living in Philadelphia. He found yoga while at art school more than a dozen years ago, and has delighted in consistent practice and study since. In both art making and asana, he honors the power and potential of rituals and inspired creativity. Jean-Jacques studied Ashtanga in Southern India, receiving his first yoga teacher certification in 2007, and became a certified AcroYoga teacher in 2008. He completed an Anusara teacher training in 2011, and recently studied YogaHour with Darren Rhodes. He is a Level 2 AcroYoga instructor, and teaches immersions, workshops and classes that foster play, power, pliability and presence.