biography

J’aime Blakely, a Yoga Psychologist, has been practicing and studying Classical Yoga Darshana for the last 14 years. J’aime has received her undergraduate degree in Music, and a master’s degree in Psychology with a specialization in Consciousness, Spirituality, and Integrative Health focusing on Yoga Psychology and the application of Ashtanga Yoga, detailed by Sage Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras, as an adjunct treatment for PTSD and complex trauma. J’aime has also received a doctorate from a religious institution in Metaphysical Sciences, where her thesis and dissertation were on the subtle body systems of Hatha and Tantra Yoga as a psychological framework for life transformation.

J’aime’s present project has been co-founding the Yoga and Mindfulness School at the incredibly beautiful La Buena Vibra compound in Tepoztlán, Morelos, Mexico. Here, she has been developing a traditional Yoga and meditation program for serious students of Classic and Ashtanga Yoga including daily classes, retreats, teacher training programs, continuing education for Yoga teachers, and international level Yoga festivals and events.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

Master’s Degree in Psychology

Saybrook University – San Francisco CA. Specialization in Consciousness, Spirituality, and Integrative Health with thesis focus on Yoga Therapy for Post-Trauma Resilience

Doctorate of Metaphysical Ministries

University of Metaphysics – Sedona, AZ. Dissertation focus on the Subtle Body systems of Hatha and Classic Tantra Yoga as a psychological system.

100hr Yoga Therapy Training 2019

Rishikesh Yog Sansthan. Rishikesh, India

300hr Yoga Teacher Training 2017

World Peace Yoga School. Rishikesh, India

200hr Yoga Teacher Training 2014

Shiva Yoga Peeth. Rishikesh, India

200hr Yoga Teacher Training 2012

Om Yoga Ayurveda. Dharamsala, India/Tepoztlán, MX

Master Level Reiki Certification with Gail Thackray

Los Angeles, CA

Himalayan Iyengar Center 5-day Intensive Training

Dharamkot, India

Progressive Sequencing with Betsy Downing

Tepoztlán, MX

Swami Vivekananda Yoga and Meditation School 2x 15-day Intensives

Rishikesh, India

Om Shanti Om Yoga 10-day Intensive

Rishikesh, India

Principals of Anusara Yoga Alignment Intensive with Gaby Zermeño

Tepoztlán, MX

Therapeutic Yoga Intensive with Gaby Zermeño

Cuernavaca, MX

Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga Online Training Course & Asanarte Program – Trauma Sensitive Yoga for Women

Tepoztlán, MX

Advanced Yogic Studies Program

with Dr. Seth Powell and guest scholars at YogicStudies.com

Chakras Illuminated Course and Classical Tantric Yoga Retreat with Hareesh Wallis

Tepoztlán, MX

Functional movement and anatomy with Adam Ballenger

Cuernavaca, MX

Continuing education and ongoing training

via Yoga and Meditation workshops and masterclasses on a constant basis