Yoga Gives Back Team

Julie Choi Trepkau, MSc, MA, AMFT
Ambassador Program Manager

A psychotherapist, teacher, and mother of two children and three pets living in Encinitas, California. Julie started sharing yoga 21 years ago, after completing undergraduate and graduate degrees in Art History, Anthropology, and Development Studies, and then working in the art and corporate marketing communications fields in New York, London, and Hong Kong. In addition to serving as YGB’s Ambassador Program Manager, Julie is an active Global Ambassador herself.

Jaycie Schenone
Marketing & Communications Manager

With an honors degree in documentary storytelling and a minor in women gender studies, Jaycie succeeded a career in the sports entertainment industry, earning an Emmy for ESPN, before transitioning to the non-profit sector. She’s practiced yoga in various states since she was eighteen years old. Shortly after introduction to Yoga Gives Back, Jaycie interned for the Founder and Executive Director, Kayoko Mitsumatsu. Jaycie’s niche passions and driving purpose intersect every day in her role. 

David Yunesian
Book Keeper

David Younesian offers his bookkeeping work as well as volunteering for Annual Gala. He believes in Yoga Gives Back’s core mission of helping underserved women and children.

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