Jessica Matthews, M.S., E-RYT500, is an award-winning fitness and wellness educator. She serves as assistant professor of kinesiology and integrative wellness at Point Loma Nazarene University where she developed the Master of Kinesiology in Integrative Wellness program. She also serves as professor of yoga studies at MiraCosta College where she co-created the 300-hour yoga teacher certificate program. As a national board-certified health and wellness coach and longtime yoga teacher and fitness professional, Jessica is a sought after and trusted media resource, regularly contributing to numerous publications and media outlets, including CNN, The New York Times and Women’s Health on a wide range of health and wellness topics. Jessica is currently completing her doctorate in behavioral health with a focus on clinical integrated care, working within the Center for Integrative Medicine at UC San Diego.