Jeanne Ricci is the former managing editor of Yoga Journal and author of Yoga Escapes (Celestial Arts, 2003). She first started practicing yoga in the early 1990s at Integral Yoga in Manhattan. She went on to study Iyengar Yoga with various teachers in the Bay Area after moving there in 1994. She returned to Manhattan in 2000 and resides there with her husband, Don, and daughter Sofia. Currently, her practice revolves around Mommy and Me classes that don't conflict with her daughter's nap schedule.