Jill Abelson is a nationally-recognized yoga instructor, teacher trainer and author known for her expertise in alignment, injury prevention and the art of assisting. Teaching since 1999, her recent work has focused on supporting the "next generation" of yoga teachers. Her primary teachers are Sharon Gannon and David Life of the Jivamukti Yoga Method; she has also studied with American yoga pioneers David Swenson, Shiva Rea, Bryan Kest, Stephan Cope and Michael Carroll of Kripalu Yoga.
Jill has been featured on WABC-NYC, WFAS-NYC, KFWB-Los Angeles, WHNZ- Tampa, KKNW-Seattle, WTOP-Washington DC, AM New York, Women's Movement, Yoganonymous, Elephant Journal, Yogi Times, Washington Post Express, Yoga Journal, Everyday Health, Spry Living, My Menopause Magazine, JivamuktiYoga.com, and Common Ground.
EXTRA LOVE, published in 2011 and 2012, has earned widespread praise from teachers and students around the U.S. and Europe.
She is based in San Francisco and in Washington, DC.