About Jen Pastiloff.

Jennifer Pastiloff, Beauty Hunter, is the founder of The Manifest-Station. She is a writer living on an airplane. Her work has been featured on The Rumpus, The Nervous Breakdown, Jezebel, Salon, among others. Jen’s leading one of her signature retreats to Ojai, Calif over New Years in Ojai, Calif and she and bestselling author Emily Rapp will be leading another writing retreat to Vermont in October. She is also leading a Writing + The Body retreat with author Lidia Yuknavitch. Check out jenniferpastiloff.com for all retreat listings and workshops to attend one in a city near you. Next up:  SeattleLondon, Atlanta, South Dakota, NYC, Dallas, Tucson. She tweets/instagrams at @jenpastiloff. Join a retreat by emailing barbara@jenniferpastiloff.com.

Jen is the guest speaker at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, Massachusetts twice a year and once a year at the Tucson location. She also does an annual retreat at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in The Berkshires of Mass.

When she is not traveling she teaches yoga in Santa Monica and Marina Del Rey at Equinox. 

Click here for workshops! 

All retreats are a combo of yoga/writing for all levels. Visit me at JenniferPastiloff.com or on Facebook.

“Thank you Jennifer, for shining your light on mine.” ~ Christy Turlington. 

You’re a beautiful force for good in the world, Jen. I’m proud to know you.” Dani Shapiro 

I am a fan of Jennifer Pastiloff and her blog! ~ Naomi Shihab Nye


Angela Giles Patel has had her work appear in The Healing Muse as well as on The Nervous Breakdown and The Manifest-Station. She tweets as @domesticmuse, and when inspired updates her blog, Air Hunger. She lives in Massachusetts where she conquers the world, one day at a time and is unapologetically working hard to make kindness and grace sexy again. Angela is one of the editors of The Manifest-Station.

photo by Jenni Young

photo by Jenni Young

As well as working on my first book, I also have been featured in or write for:



Cameron Diaz’s Our Body Book

Modern Loss

Mutha Magazine



The Rumpus

Positively Positive


Origin Magazine


The Nervous Breakdown

Owning Pink

Emily Rapp’s Our Little Seal

Tiny Buddha

Intent Blog

Mantra Yoga & Health Magazine

New York Magazine




As featured on Good Morning America!

Jennifer Pastiloff is a writer and retreat leader based in Los Angeles. She travels around the world leading her signature Manifestation Yoga® workshops and retreats (a combination of yoga and writing.) She is also the creator of Karaoke Yoga. Jen has been featured on Oprah.com, Good Morning America, New York Magazine, The Rumpus, Origin Magazine, as well as many other TV shows and publications. She is currently working on her first book: a memoir. Jen encourages people to live their best lives by being authentic and honest, and most of all, by having  sense of humor. You can join her tribe on Facebook facebook.com/jenniferpastiloff or Twitter/instagram @jenpastiloff. She also has a weekly column on Positively Positive and in the wellness/inspiration expert for Reimagine.

Jennifer is partially deaf and wears hearing aids. After spending 13 years working in the same restaurant she believes that everyone should have a job in the service industry at least once in their life. “It’s good for the soul” she says.

What does manifesting even mean, anyway?


You can send an email to Jen at melissa@jenniferpastiloff.com. Be patient with responses please.

Join Jen’s Mailing List here.

Find Jen on Facebook here  & Twitter here & Instagram here.

My retreat in Mexico jumping for joy. It’s what we do!

During one of my Italy yoga retreats we had a beach day to the Mediterranean Sea.

26 thoughts on “About Jen Pastiloff.”

  1. I’ve seen your name so many times in all the PWS stuff. So nice to have a face with the name. And it’s a truely lovely face. I am Amma (grandma) to Kiera who is seven now, with PWS. She is first of four grandblessings for me and she couldn’t be any sweeter!! If ever you are near the Chicago or Northwest Indiana area, I’d love to take a class with Kiera and just say HI. God’s many continued blessing to you.
    Peace and Love,
    Teri Wolford

    p.s. I curse too…and I sometimes love that about me 😉

  2. So nice to meet you Teri. What an honor!~

  3. Yay! Congrats Jennifer! I took your class last night and was amazed… I laughed, I sweated, I sang and I felt incredible. Looking forward to more Manifestation yoga classes in my near future!

  4. What a great show – Congrates!

  5. Love the work you are doing Jenny.

  6. Such an awesome pic of you guys jumping for joy in Mexico…..

  7. I’ve nominated you for a Very Inspiring Blogger Award! Check out the details here: http://sahbinahvioletflynn.wordpress.com/2012/07/16/be-inspired/

  8. I’ve nominated you for the Blog of the Year 2012 Award! You can see your nomination and pay if forward here:

  9. jolynproject said:

    Hi Jen! I nominated you for the Tell Me About Yourself Award. 🙂 http://thejolynproject.com/2012/12/18/give-the-gifts-that-keep-on-giving-awards/ Thanks for spreading positive energy through your blog.

  10. Wow that is amazing. Thank you for nominating her.

  11. awesome energy sister. you’re power packed with vitality and I’m sure your students just love that about you… it’s brilliant to meet you… we’re walking similar paths and I look forward to getting to know you. Om Shanti..

  12. Jen! I love you! You are so raw and real, and I love how you aren’t afraid to share all of your experiences, lessons, and even traumas with us all….I wish that at some point, you and I could meet in person, instead of our occasional FB chats, for I would just like to hug you. You are such a beautiful soul.

    I hope that you don’t mind….I nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blog Award. Your posts touch me, and inspire me on so many levels….it’s weird how you always seem to say the very things I need to hear at any given moment. Thank you for that…


  13. I’m checking in with my important blogging friends since I started a new blog–the old (Writing through the monsters of our childhood) is gone) and I hope you’ll follow this one so we don’t lose touch!

  14. The Owning Pink link above has the wrong URL. Would love to see it!

  15. Hi, I nominated you for the “Very Inspiring Blogger Award”
    Check link at http://genohopealivefoundation.wordpress.com/2014/06/20/very-inspiring-blogger-award/

  16. Hi I’ve nominated you for a very inspiring blogger award – your work deserves it!
    If you will accept it, these are the rules…
    1) The nominee shall display the Very Inspiring Blogger Award logo on her/his blog, and link to the blog they got nominated from.
    2) The nominee shall nominate fifteen (15) bloggers she/he admires, by linking to their blogs and informing them about it.
    If you’re too busy to do all that I don’t blame you, and I hope you will just take it as a compliment to your efforts . See here: Life’s Journeys Unfolding http://meaningunfolding.wordpress.com/?p=976&preview=true

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