Beth Rigby, Founder of Yoga Meets Dance, has been a student of yoga, wellness and the holistic healing arts for 34 years, and is also a long-time student of Soto Zen meditation.
Beth previously served as a well-loved Staff Instructor and Program Director at the world-renowned Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, and has been teaching for 21 years throughout the U.S., Canada and New Zealand.
Beth was certified to teach Kripalu Yoga and Kripalu DansKinetics in 1995. With over 10,000 hours of teaching experience leading instructor trainings, wellness retreats and yoga, movement and meditation classes for all levels, Beth is joyfully dedicated to helping others reduce stress. Beth was authorized to teach Zen meditation by Roshi Pat Hawk in 2011.
Beth received Swedish, Sports and Neuromuscular massage therapy certifications in 1992 from the Academy of Somatic Healing Arts in Atlanta. Beth has 2,300 hours of massage therapy experience and indepth knowledge of anatomy and physiology to help inform her practice of teaching yoga.
Beth has shared yoga, movement and meditation classes with a wide variety of populutions including office environments, cruiseships, high schools, seniors, wheelchair patients and PTSD survivors and in yoga, dance and fitness studios throughout the world.
Beth is available to travel internationally to bring a retreat or training to your location.