Josefina Varas Montero
Korean violist Jenni Seo is the Minnesota Orchestra's acting associate principal viola, joining the ensemble after performing in the viola section of the Baltimore Symphony during its 2017-18 season. She is a frequent substitute with the New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic and New York City Ballet orchestras, and makes reoccurring appearances at the Music at Menlo, Montecito, Bad Leonfelden, Keuka Lake and Perlman Music Program festivals.
Josefina Varas Montero has 20 years of international teaching experience and currently works at Life Time. She has guided yoga, meditation, Pranayama and other workshops—including yoga for youth sports teams.
Her style combines and balances Hatha and Yin. Hatha bringing muscle strength, stamina and mental focus; Yin bringing awareness while releasing connective tissue and cultivating calm.