Jessica Kolbe is a Senior Trainer for The Institute of Qigong and Tai Chi, (IIQTC). She is on the faculties of The Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA and Santa Barbara City College’s Center for Lifelong Learning. Jessica began practicing Qigong and Tai Chi 20 years ago. In her prior life Jessica was a professional windsurfer and an interior designer. She has traveled extensively all over the world. Jessica is based in the Santa Barbara area, where she leads classes, workshops, corporate wellness programs, certification trainings and private healing sessions.
Jessica’s TV show, "Qigong with Jessica Kolbe" has won several awards in the 2.5 years it has been airing. She has been recognized by both the US Senate and the US Congress for her “outstanding service and commitment” for providing media that matters. In 2016 The show won the “Community Choice Award. Her show airs/streams on TVSB and on demand. Jessica has been a featured presenter for the National Qigong Association annual conferences. In addition, Jessica has led classes on cruises for Semester at Sea Enrichment Voyages and for study groups in Bali for Spirit Tours. Jessica traveled to China in 2013 to further her studies and was thrilled to co-lead with Solala Towler a trip to China in May 2017.