Jane Reed Henson
Director TMFR South Region
Jane Henson is a therapeutic yoga instructor and a Christian Yoga Association Master Trainer. She has been a yoga practitioner for 18 years. She began her career in law enforcement as a Probation Officer and TCIC/NCIC trainer where she traveled the state teaching Law Enforcement personnel. Eventually she was drawn to the healthcare field where she began her career as an EMT. Like most first responders Jane was consistently faced with trauma after trauma. That is where she found the many benefits of a yoga practice. Seeing the benefits, Jane entered into a year long study of yoga therapy, trauma focused yoga and Chinese Medicine. She attended Liberty University and where she studied Psychology with a focus on PTSD. During her studies she learned the correlation between yoga and its benefits for those who suffer from PTSD and the foundation for TMFR began. Jane is a certified therapeutic and trauma focused yoga instructor with specialties in Yin and Chair. It is through these specialties that Jane has learned how to target specific areas of the body to increase health and wellness through movement and tactical breathing techniques as well as adapt her programs to the needs of each specific group or client. She is known for her expertise in hip and lower back flexibility.
Director TMFR North Region
Areas of focus: Trauma, YFFR, Therapeutic Yoga
Member: Christian Yoga Association
Karen is a career paramedic of 34 years which included six as a flight paramedic. Karen is also a member of the Northwest Minnesota CISM team and has training in this area as a CISM provider. Karen, was taught yoga by her mother, a practice she soon forgot as she grew older. Later in life, her cousin mentioned becoming a yoga instructor through a Christian based yoga program. Karen completed her training in 2015. In October of 2017, she completed her Yoga For First Responder teacher training. She currently owns and operates Northern Prairie Yoga, Northern Prairie Aromatherapy, and Northern Prairie Holistic Services. She is married to Mike, a Sergeant with the Polk County Sheriff’s office, has a nine year old son, 2 cats and 2 dogs. She is currently teaching the deputies of Polk County yoga for stress management, resiliency and flexibility. Karen is currently working with mental health providers on a program for PTSD prevention and treatment for First Responders through yoga and aromatherapy. Karen is also a formerly trained aromatherapist and the MN director for the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy.