Jerry Givens is an Internal Family Systems Level 2 Therapy Practitioner & Coach, Yoga & Meditation Educator, and Published Author. His unique approach to mental wellness blends foundational IFS principles with ancient yogic philosophy and interventions, including breathwork, meditation, and connection to spirituality. He completed the IFS Level 1 training in 2019 and Level 2 in 2022.
As a renowned Corporate Wellness Speaker, Jerry has presented mindfulness teachings and practices to organizations all over the world, including Meta, Cisco, Uber, Microsoft, TaskRabbit, Eli Lilly, Pfizer and more. Since 2012, he has presented approachable mindfulness concepts to thousands of people through corporate wellness workshops and guided classes.
Jerry began teaching yoga and meditation in 2008, completing his 200-hour certificate in 2009 and his advanced certification in 2014. Since then, he’s facilitated and assisted dozens of yoga teacher trainings, workshops, and retreats.
Jerry is the author of the bestselling book Essential Pranayama: Breathing Techniques for Balance, Healing, and Peace (2020). He also writes adventure fantasy books, including the Diluvians series and Seven Devils.
As the Program Coordinator and a Lead Trainer for Yoga Mindset Coaching, Jerry trains mental health coaches and therapists to facilitate 1-on-1 coaching sessions using the teachings of Classical Yoga and Internal Family Systems.
Jerry's feature on The Authentic Dad Podcast
I'm happy to share with everyone my feature on the Authentic Dad podcast, where I discuss my journey with yoga, my work with Internal Family Systems, and my most recent book. Give it a listen here or wherever you listen to podcasts.