Janel is a NYC-based mindfulness curriculum developer and yoga instructor specializing in prenatal and postpartum wellness. Janel differentiates herself among wellness professionals in her structured mindfulness-based approach. She integrates her decade of experience studying and working in clinical medicine and neuroscience into her precise and centered method to teaching yoga and meditation. She has been awarded both national and international accolades in medical education and women’s health, and channels her passion for health into her advocacy work for prenatal and postpartum wellness education.
In 2018, she and artist Abbie Groff created the Milk Moon community which centers on prenatal and Postnatal wellness support in Brooklyn Heights, and offers a unique mind-body approach to postpartum recovery. In 2019, Janel founded the JOY PROJECT l, a series of vinyasa-flow yoga pop-ups in various communities in Brooklyn including Cobble Hill and Park Slope, with her partner Jen Nigro.