Jennifer C. Schelter is a professional yoga teacher, life coach, actress, writer, painter, photographer, and model.
She is the founder and director of Yoga Schelter studio in Philadelphia and Yoga Unites a non-profit, anti-violence Out Reach program that promotes yoga as a tool for health, partnership and transformation. She is known for leading over 500 people at the annual Yoga Unite for Living Beyond Breast Cancer on the Philadelphia Art Museum steps. She is the producer of AM Awake audio CD and a yoga DVD, The Art of Vinyasa Yoga.
As an actress she has performed in New York City Off-Broadway in her one-woman show Lingerie at Surf Reality and at the Clurman Theatre. In 1998 she founded the role of Cordelia in the World Premier of Taking Leave by Nagle Jackson at the Denver Center Theatre Company where she shared in receiving the Tony Award for best regional theatre. She has traveled to Europe, the Balkans, Asia, Southeast Asia, South America and the Caribbean photographing and painting watercolors of landscapes, architecture, animals and people. In the summer of 1997, she was selected for Art Retreat Week on the Island of Great Spruce Head, Maine, at the home of American Artist Fairfield Porter. She sells her work by word of mouth.