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. She is an international leader in the fast-growing movement to combine yoga and dance for holistic fitness and transformational healing, and has been teaching since 1995. Beth has studied at yoga ashrams and Buddhist centers in the U.S., Canada and India, and is gifted with natural teaching and healing abilitiess. Also a long-time student of Soto Zen meditation and former gymnast, Beth has additionally been involved in the movement arts for 43 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 retreat programs. She was certified to teach Kripalu Yoga in 1995. With 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 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 Certifications, Kripalu DansKinetics Teacher Certification, YogaRhythmics Teacher Certification, Body-Mind Centering studies with Gayle Turner, Massage Therapy Certifications, Therapeutic Touch Energy Healing Levels I & II Certifications, Sound Healing with Jonathan Goldman, Raw Foods Nutrition at Tree of Life, Breathwork studies at Art of Living ashrams in Canada and India, Soto Zen Meditation 1994-2014, Esalen Institute work-study programs (5 Rhythms dance participation), Eastern Philosophy & Yoga Sutra studies at Yogaville in VA, 30-year Independent Astrology studies.
Invite Beth to create a personalized class for your group.
Beth is available to travel internationally to bring a retreat or training to your location.
More offerings with Beth: Insight Astrology * Massage Therapy * Poem
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