Jane Lanza began to devotedly study yoga and Buddhism in 2003 following a trip to Northern India. She was asked to teach yoga and meditation by one of her teachers in 2005. She was certified by Kripalu Center in 2006. Jane served as a TA at Kripalu Center for various YTT programs. In 2011, Jane was initiated into the Babaji’s Kriya Yoga lineage.
Two of Jane’s beloved teachers gave her yoga names. Yogiraj Prem Prakash gave her the Sanskrit name Moksha Devi, which translates as Goddess of Liberation. Lama Migmar Tseten, gave her the Tibetan name Khanga Lhamo, which translates to Goddess Beloved by All.
Jane is a celebrant for ceremonies including weddings, baby blessings and services at the time of people passing. She speaks from the heart, intuitively deeply understands how to read and respond to a person, crowd, and situation.
Jane co-founded Burlington Yoga Conference (BYC), Liberate Festival, Liberate School of Yoga and Laughing River Yoga (LRY) studio in Vermont. Jane serves as Marketing Director and Studio Manager at LRY, regularly voted “Burlington’s Best Yoga Studio.” Along with Ben Lanza, Jane’s responsible for the programming and production of BYC and Liberate. Jane directs the Liberate School of Yoga and serves as primary faculty in the 200-hour RYS track and retreats