Meet Our Facilitator


Jessica Prem Premsangha PrakashaPremsangha Jessica Prakasha

Prem Prakasha is a certified yoga instructor, doula, certified massage therapist, somatic educator, and mama. She has been practicing meditation and various Hatha yoga forms since childhood and began teaching yoga classes in 1999. Premsangha received her formal yoga teacher training from Greenpath Yoga in San Francisco, and has continued to study with various teachers in the bay area and beyond ever since.

Prem prenatal and mama and baby yoga, new moms groupWhile in residence at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY, she had the opportunity to study with renowned teachers from around the world and be immersed in community, service, and personal growth. Premsangha taught dance for many years and graduated from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center in NYC in 1998. She completed the Certified Massage Therapist as Somatic Educator training at Moving on Center in Oakland, the Whole Birth Yoga Teacher teacher training with Robin Sale, Prenatal massage training with Alive and Well, and Cornerstone Doula Training.

Premsangha’s passion for working with pregnant women around birth has grown yelp-5-star-read-write-smalltremendously since she started teaching pre and postnatal yoga classes in 2007, and was greatly fueled by her own experience with pregnancy and the homebirth of her son in January of 2009 and her daughter in September of 2014. She has been an organizer for community and resources for new and expecting women and families in the East Bay for the last 8+ years.