Beth Rigby, Founder of Yoga Meets Dance, has been teaching for 21 years and is an internationally-renowned Yoga, Movement, and Meditation Instructor and Holistic Health and Stress Management Expert. A former gymnast, Beth began her study and practice of yoga and the holistic healing arts in 1982. She 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 retreat programs. She was trained and certified to teach Kripalu Yoga & Kripalu DansKinetics in 1995. Beth is also a long-time student of Soto Zen meditation, awarded watercolor artist, professional astrologer, and certified neuromuscular massage therapist.
A gentle and highly creative teacher, Beth adapts classes for office employees, teens, seniors, wheelchair patients, and PTSD survivors as well as mainstream populations in yoga, dance and fitness centers and corporations. She has over 9,000 hours of national and international teaching experience leading instructor trainings, wellness retreats and yoga, movement and meditation classes.
Beth has attended Zen meditation and mindfulness studies throughout the U.S. since 1994 at the Atlanta Soto Zen Center in Atlanta, Zen Desert Sangha in Tucson, the Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe, Hokoji in Taos, Center for Zen Studies in California, and Cambridge Insight Meditation Center in Boston as a partial listing.
Beth is available to travel internationally to bring a retreat or training to your location.