Jane Taylor Hardy

Biography

Jane Taylor Hardy is a filmmaker, screenwriter, author, actor, vocal
performer, presenter, marathoner, poet, photographer, song writer, life coach, licensed social worker, and mother. Jane obtained a Bachelor’s Degree of Integrated Studies in Communications/Spanish/Psychology from Weber State University and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Utah, graduating summa cum laude. She is a member of The National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi by election of the Chapter at The University of Utah. At one point, Jane found herself as a single mother working four jobs, singing with the Utah Symphony, volunteering in her community and often running a race a week – literally racing day and night to try to accomplish everything she felt she needed to. She came down with a serious case of acute Epstein-Barr virus that put her flat on her back for four months and triggered the onset of debilitating intestinal and neuropathic symptoms leading to the commencement of celiac dis-ease. Jane went through six years
of misdiagnoses before finally receiving a correct diagnosis. She shares the abundance of information she garnered through her journey with others to help raise awareness. Jane is an author and a screenwriter and has written Singularity – an original screenplay based on a true story, Singularity – From Victim Consciousness to Personal Peace, and Gluten Freedom – A Journey Through Celiac Dis-ease. She also writes poetry and has written several songs. Jane is a presenter and an accomplished vocal performer. She has numerous interests including acting and enjoyed performing in her first feature-length film role in “Chasing Home.” Jane is a filmmaker and has written, produced, and been featured in a short film and several iReports aired on CNN and HLN networks. She created an iReport for CNN and entered it in the addiction iReport contest for the Jane Velez- Mitchell show Issues. It was chosen amongst thousands as a winner and aired on national television. Her iReport “The Riverman” was featured on the front page of CNN.com and CNN Mobile. As well, she has done true/comic video sketches on FunnyOrDie.com (“Video Justice,” “Utah’s Scarlet Letter”). Jane is an avid long distance runner. She has competed in numerous 5k and 10k races and has run seven marathons. Jane motivates people to turn stumbling blocks into stepping-stones and uses the analogy of a marathon to inspire them to keep going no matter what life throws in their path. She enthuses others by doing the same for herself and although Jane has experienced single motherhood, financial woes, autoimmune disease and other seeming dilemmas, she turns those challenges around and faces them the way she always does: full-on, enthusiastic, and indefatigable. Jane additionally enjoys laughing at life through cartooning. She is also a yoga and qigong practitioner, a photographer, and mother of four.

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Books

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