Jess Gruber | Founder + Director
Jess has been teaching children’s yoga since 2011. After traveling the world teaching both yoga and English as a Second Language, she settled in Washington, DC in 2014 to teach pre-school and kindergarten. Jess founded Little Moon Yoga as a means to synchronize her passions of yoga and education. Her mission is to guide children to cultivate tools of body awareness and mindfulness that they can take with them as they grow and navigate the world. She has trained with Mindful Schools and is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Yoga Therapy.
“To me, life is about discovery and exploration: discovering and exploring the new, or simply altering your perspective so that you can see old things in a totally new way. This is what my yoga classes are about: discovering the magic in everything.“
Lexy Jamison | Manager + Educator
Lexy completed her 200hr yoga teacher training in DC. A lifelong athlete, she has an extensive background in coaching children’s field hockey teams both in the DC area and in Massachusetts. She is excited to be involved with Little Moon and help provide children with the tools to carry the lessons of yoga and mindfulness through their lives. Lexy is passionate about teaching children the life skills of yoga, mindfulness, and compassion. She is a public health researcher at National Institutes of Health.
Jen Munroe | Educator
Jen is an avid martial artist, rock climber, and yogi. She’s been teaching kids yoga since 2014 through other organizations like YoKid, Kids in Motion, and Yoga Monkey Kid. She shares the Little Moon philosophy of child-led instruction, joyful movement, and heart-centered lessons that engage and grow the whole child.
‘Absorb what is useful… and add what is uniquely your own’ – Bruce Lee.
“This quote has been an inspiration since I started doing martial arts in college and continues to inspire me in yoga. Yoga is for every body. I strive to help people feel empowered and confident in themselves so that they can find their own truth in yoga.”
Sarah Legros | Educator
Sarah is a writer and avid reader who’s passion involves learning the body’s language through movement and meditation. She wants to help children cultivate a strong awareness of themselves and learn how to trust their own instincts. Sarah is overjoyed to be joining Little Moon in hopes to create a safe space of compassion, laughter and playfulness.
She is a Manager at a Pilates & Yoga Studio and completed her 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training in D.C.