Floyo Paddleboard Yoga

Meet The Team!

Jessie Benson

FloYo Instructor SUP Yoga Instructor

Jessie is the Founder of FloYo and although she prefers to be traveling and leading FloYo trainings and classes all over the world, when she is home you can find her on her board teaching in Baltimore, MD at Baltimore SUP. As a pioneer in the stand up paddle fitness world, Jessie was one of the first people on the East Coast to offer a SUP fitness certification and training curriculum. Since creating FloYo in 2012, Jessie has presented at a number of international fitness conferences, been featured to some of the top Yoga and SUP publications and taught at the most exclusive resorts in the world ranging from Watamu, Kenya to Ipanema Beach, Brazil.

Jessie has been teaching group fitness classes for over a decade and is a power vinyasa yoga instructor (RYT 200). She received her first yoga certifications in New York City with YogaFit and then traveled to Kenya with the Africa Yoga Project to receive her Baptiste Power Yoga certification. Over the past 10 years Jessie has lead fitness vacations and paddle retreats on remote islands and at some of the top resorts all over the globe.

Jessie is a Master Trainer for ASI (Academy of Surfing Instructors) and leads their Water Rescue and SUP Level 1 courses around the globe. She is also PaddleFit Level 2, WPA Class 1, CPR and Wilderness First-Aid certified. Jessie is a Yolo Board Ambassador and is active in the SUP race scene. She brings her excitement for life, passion for teaching group fitness and love of being on the water to her FloYo classes, workshops and teacher trainings.  Jessie also teaches a variety of fitness classes at the Under Armour headquarters in Baltimore, MD. 



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