Beth Rigby, Founder of Yoga Meets Dance, has been a student of yoga and the holistic healing arts for 32 years. A former gymnast and long-time student of Soto Zen meditation, Beth has studied at yoga ashrams and Buddhist centers in India, Canada and the U.S, has been teaching internationally for 19 years. She is a master at combining yoga, dance and meditation for transformational healing and holistic fitness for non-dancers and dancers alike. She previously served as a well-loved Staff Instructor and top-rated Program Director at the world-renowned Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health where she was trained and certified teach in 1995, and directed filled-to-capacity Kripalu retreats. An expert instructor, trainer and retreat leader, Beth has shared 5,000 classes for adults of all fitness levels, and adapted classes for children, teens, seniors, wheelchair patients, and trauma survivors with PTSD; and has directed dozens of self-discovery retreats in Sedona, .
A partial listing of Beth’s studies include Swedish, Sports and Neuromuscular Massage Therapy certifications at the Academy of Somatic Healing Arts 1992-1993; Therapeutic Touch Energy Healing Levels I & II 1993; Sound Healing with Jonathan Goldman 1997; Raw Foods Nutrition at Tree of Life 2006-2007; Breathwork at Art of Living Ashrams in Canada and India 2004; Soto Zen Meditation with 10 zen teachers 1994-2014; Kripalu DansKinetics certification with Daniel Leven of Leven Institute of Expressive Movement 1995-1996; YogaRhythmics certification with Connie Miller 1995; Kripalu Hatha Yoga certification with Dr. Jeff Migdow 1995; Body-Mind Centering studies with Gayle Turner 1995; work-study human potential studies at the Esalen Institute 1995 & 2003; Eastern Philosophy & Yoga Sutra studies at Yogaville in VA 1996; 5 Rhythms, Latin and African dance class participation.
Beth is available to travel internationally to bring a retreat or training to your location.
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