Beth Rigby, Founder of Yoga Meets Dance, is an expert in the holistic healing arts and has been a student of multiple forms of yoga for 32 years. An international leader in the fast-growing movement to combine yoga and dance for holistic fitness and transformational healing, Beth is gifted with natural healing and teaching abilities, and she has been teaching throughout the world for 19 years. Beth served as a well-loved Staff Instructor and top-rated Program Director at the world-renowned Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health where she directed filled-to-capacity programs. Beth is also a long-time student of Soto Zen meditation, former gymnast, spiritual mystic, awarded artist, and has 7,000 hours of teaching experience leading instructor trainings, wellness retreats and classes. Beth is highly experienced in working with adults of all fitness levels, children, teens, seniors, wheelchair patients, and trauma survivors with PTSD. Beth previously worked as a stressed out legal secretary in the 1980s. Observing and experiencing work-related stress inspired Beth to joyously study many paths of stress reduction which then became her life’s work. Her additional training in Buddhist mindfulness, energy healing, and massage therapy adds a gentle sensitivity in her classes.
Kripalu Hatha Yoga Teacher, Kripalu DansKinetics Teacher, YogaRhythmics Teacher, Body-Mind Centering with Gayle Turner, Massage Therapy, Therapeutic Touch Energy Healing Levels I & II, Jonathan Goldman’s Sound Healing, Tree of Life in Patagonia, AZ Raw Foods Nutrition, Art of Living Breathwork in Bangalore, India, Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA Human Potential work-study programs, Eastern Philosophy at Yogaville in VA, Soto Zen Meditation since 1994, 30-year Independent Astrology studies.
Beth is available to travel internationally to bring a retreat or training to your location.
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