Jana Johnson

Jana Johnson

Founder & Owner of The Tree Yoga Cooperative


Fall 2022

Jana Johnson is an enthusiastic yogi whose classes tend to have a relaxing & rejuvenating feel as she sets the tone for authentically & intentionally connecting with oneself. Her intention is for her students to allow the benefits garnered in the class to extend "off the mat" for positive influence in everyday life that go well beyond the formal practice. 

She loves the idea of living out, moment by moment, the expression of “Namaste” where we recognize the Love, Divine, and Light in ourselves, and thus recognize it in others, and allowing that to be the basis in which we acknowledge all forms of life.

Jana is a 500-RYT with Yoga Alliance. She received her 200-hr yoga teaching certification from The Tree (formerly known as Green Tree Yoga & Meditation) with Raja Michelle, her 300-hr teaching certification with Melanin Yoga Project with Davina Davidson, and has completed her Ganja Yoga certification with Dee Dussault as well as several continuing education courses with Annie Carpenter

We would love to hear your story. Please share your journey on what inspired you to do the work you are doing and anything you've learned along the way.

Since I discovered yoga, it has been a grounding and empowering perspective towards life that has inspired me to embody it more and more, as well as teach it with others. All the work I do with The Tree is an outpour from that inner feeling of groundedness, stability, balance, harmony, and empowerment. Living in and spreading this goodness is all I want to continue to do.

How has having a physical wellness space impacted your wellbeing and/or your community's wellbeing?

It has allowed us to show up for ourselves in new ways, to commit to ourselves in new ways, and therefore to discover new and greater capacities within ourselves.

How can people best support your work?

Become a Tree Tribe member at thetreeyogacoop.org. This directly supports the sustainability of our business, directly supports the Black & Latinx yoga teachers & wellness leaders that provide the amazing service we provide, and this is the most convenient way to enjoy your choice from over 100 yoga classes each month. This unlimited access to the daily classes at 

The Tree is the best way to receive the greatest benefits of the yoga practice by having a consistent returning to nurturing yourself in this way, communing with yourself in this way, and being in greater harmony and ease with yourself in this way.

How can people access your space, attend classes or workshops, etc.?

Visit us at 918 E. 60th St, Los Angeles, CA 90001 and online at thetreeyogacoop.org

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