Jenny Smith

Gecko Yoga

Jenny is Hong Kong’s first children’s yoga teacher registered with the Yoga Alliance. Having trained directly with Shakta Kaur Khalsa and Sonia Sumar, the ‘grandmothers’ of children’s yoga, she is also a certified facilitator of the Radiant Child Yoga Program® and Basic Yoga Therapy “Yoga for the Special Child”. Additionally, Jenny is a certified kids and teens yoga teacher by Next Generation Yoga, since hosting Jodi Komitor in Hong Kong. A registered yoga teacher E-RYT 200, pre/postnatal and baby yoga teacher. Jenny is a member of the Yoga Alliance, the International Association of Yoga Therapists, & Birthlight – a world pioneer in the research and development of Pregnancy and Baby Yoga. Currently completing her studies to become a Birthlight Tutor in Perinatal and Baby Yoga as well as her Advanced 500hr Hatha Yoga Teacher Training. Jenny is also an advanced practitioner of TTYMA (Traditional Thai Yoga Massage).

Founded in 2009, Gecko Yoga came about when Jenny decided to combine her passion for yoga with her love of children. Described by Shakta Kaur Khalsa as “a creative and dynamic woman who is deeply dedicated to the heart and soul of children and to the practice of yoga for personal transformation”, Jenny herself says simply: “I want children to reap the benefits of yoga whilst having fun”.