Beth Rigby, Founder of Yoga Meets Dance, is a nationally-renowned yoga, movement, and meditation instructor and a holistic health and stress management expert. A former gymnast, Beth has been a student of many forms of yoga, nutrition and the holistic healing arts for 33 years. She is also 21-year student of mindfulness meditation and highly trained neuromuscular massage therapist with indepth knowledge of anatomy, body mechanics and yoga philosophy, and has been teaching since 1995.
Beth previously served as a well-loved Staff Instructor and Program Director at the world-renowned Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health where she directed filled-to-capacity programs. Trained and certified to teach Kripalu Yoga and Kripalu DansKinetics in 1995, Beth has over 10,000 hours of teaching experience leading instructor trainings, wellness retreats and yoga, movement and meditation classes. She was additionally authorized to teach Zen meditation by Zen Roshi Pat Hawk in 2011.
Beth has succesfully adapted Kripalu yoga, mindfulness meditation and Yoga Meets Dance classes for office environments, teens, seniors, wheelchair patients, PTSD survivors and for mainstream populations, and is very welcoming of beginners.
Beth has both studied and taught at the Esalen Institute, Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Tree of Life, Upaya Zen Center, Art of Living, and Academy of Somatic Healing Arts, as a partial listing.
Beth is available to travel internationally to bring a retreat or training to your location.