Jude Byrnes

has been studying and practicing Jin Shin Jyutsu for more than 20 years. Beginning in Hawaii, and now  in Charleston, SC she has an active human practice, teaches self-help classes and works with several local animal rescue organizations, providing sessions for the animals and introducing the Art to staff, volunteers and compassionate pet owners. Over the course of her Jin Shin Jyutsu career Jude has taken more than 15 five day and special topic classes, along with 5 animal classes .Jude is a certified practitioner, self-help instructor, and recently was invited to join the faculty of Jin Shin Jyutsu for your Animal Companions. Together, with her husband John, she will be teaching the Art of Jin Shin Jyutsu both, in person and online.

John Byrnes

was introduced to Jin Shin Jyutsu by his wife Jude in 2013 and attended his first human class immediately preceding a bilateral hip replacement. Shortly, after receiving his certification to practice JSJ in 2015, he began studying with Adele Leas, and has attended six of her animal classes. John’s focus has been working with shelter animals at three rescue organizations in the Charleston area. He is a certified practitioner and self-help instructor and has been invited to join the faculty of Jin Shin Jyutsu for your Animal Companions. During an incredibly challenging 2020, John and Jude offered an Introduction to Jin Shin Jyutsu for Animals online, using the Zoom platform, to reach students around the globe. They will continue to offer classes online and in person where possible.

Amy A. Ehn and Alfred Tait Duus

Amy A. Ehn and A. Tait Duus have been studying and practicing the Art of Jin Shin Jyutsu together since 2005. Their energy, empathy, and intuitive healing sessions highlight their connection on many levels.

They reside in Eugene, Oregon where they have a private wellness practice based in Jin Shin Jyutsu.  Lovers of the arts, and animals of all species, Amy and Tait have been studying and practicing JSJ for Animals under the tutelage of Adele Leas since 2013.  In this time, both Amy and Tait have organized classes for Adele.  Tait also translated Adele’s book, Jin Shin Jyutsu for your Animal Companions, into Spanish, and has interpreted class for her from English to Spanish in Argentina.  Amy and Tait are excited and honored to share this timeless art of living with you and your animal companions.

Jennifer Bradley

A native of California, began her Jin Shin Jyutsu journey in 2003. In 2006 she opened her private practice and became a Jin Shin Jyutsu animal practitioner in 2008. Prior to joining our faculty, Jennifer spent 10 years sharing Jin Shin Jyutsu for trauma, cancer, chronic illness and palliative care with humans from infants to adults as a founding staff member of a university medical center integrative program in Lexington, Kentucky. Jennifer’s experience transferred seamlessly to her work with animals. Jennifer resides in Lexington, Kentucky.

 Kelly Mount

Kelly Mount lives in the Louisville Metro area with her family, and has lived in Kentucky her entire life.  Kelly has been a Jin Shin Jyutsu practitioner since 2007 and is a certified JSJ Animal practitioner.  In 2020 she became endorsed as a faculty member by Adele Leas to teach Jin Shin Jyutsu For Your Animal Companions. Her love of animals began at an early age when her grandmother and aunt Linda started Kelly riding horses as a young child.  While growing up, she began showing horses in 4H, county fairs and became a lifelong equestrienne and World Champion showing American Saddlebred horses.  Since 1997, Kelly and her husband, David own Mount Saddlebreds, where they breed, raise and show American Saddlebred horses.  She is a JSJ Class Organizer in KY, teaches JSJ Self Help classes to the community, monthly at Gilda’s Club, and leads a weekly JSJ global study group.  Sharing the Cosmic Artless Art of Jin Shin Jyutsu with ALL creatures is her life’s passion.