Jenny Ward, MFA, RYT
Jenny is the Founder & Director of Peace & Play
– a mindfulness-based interactive curriculum that promotes empathy, compassion, creativity, emotional intelligence and a connection to ourselves, each other and the world around us. As a renowned speaker and author, Jenny has crossed the continent, bringing play, work/life balance, and work/life workshops to Visa, Google, You Tube, Merrill Lynch, the Girl Scouts, YMCA, Stanford, Dove, Nickelodeon, the Bowman School, the Palo Alto Unified School District, Toronto School District, and many other corporations and nonprofits organizations. Her individual clients have enjoyed working with Jenny on parenting and play, stress eradication, meditation, and play-based living for more than a decade. Her work has been recognized in many media outlets. A graduate of the State University of New York, New Paltz, where she majored in psychology, Jenny received her MFA in dance education, choreography, and performance/ education from New York University. She is a licensed yoga educator (over 500 hours, specializing in yoga therapy and family yoga), wellness coach and the author of Who Said So, 101 Ways to Play, and Who Said So about Parenting. Jenny will be leading Family Time activities as well as working with elementary school kids ages 5 to 12.