Sue Jones is founder and executive director of yogaHOPE, a nonprofit outreach organization dedicated to establishing rehabilitative yoga programs in residential facilities for underserved women. She has trained, inspired, and lead hundreds of volunteer yoga teachers, who have donated their time in substance abuse rehabilitation centers, domestic abuse safe houses, and homeless shelters for women.
Jones has been practicing yoga since 1997 and is a leading voice on the subject of mind-body practices for self-regulation and personal empowerment. A trained associate Baptiste yoga instructor, she combines her knowledge of Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga with her keen sense of intuition to craft classes that are cleansing, playful, and inspirational, and help her students to access a deeper understanding of themselves.
Sue Jones dedicates much of her time to researching the effects of yoga and mindfulness practices on survivors of trauma and those suffering from traumatic stress response. Her life and work have been profiled on CNN and in numerous publications, including Yoga Journal, the New York Times, Shape, and Whole Living.