Beth Rigby, Founder of Yoga Meets Dance, Healing Retreat Adventures and Feel Better wth Beth, is a nationally-renowned yoga, movement, and meditation instructor and a holistic health and stress management expert. She has been a student of numerous forms of yoga and the holistic healing arts for 33 years. Beth is also a long-time student of Soto Zen meditation, an awarded watercolor artist, astrologer, and massage therapist.
As a former gymnast, Beth found herself at home in yoga in her late teens, and has been teaching for 21 years. 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 retreats. Beth was trained and certified to teach Kripalu Yoga, YogaRhythmics, Shake Your Soul, and Kripalu DansKinetics in 1995, and has extensive studies in meditation, nutrition, massage therapy, herbology, energy healing, and aromatherapy.
Beth was authorized to teach meditation by Zen master Roshi Pat Hawk in 2011.
A gentle and highly creative teacher, Beth adapts classes for office environments, teens, seniors, wheelchair patients, PTSD survivors and for mainstream populations in yoga, dance and fitness centers, and has over 9,000 hours of international teaching experience leading instructor trainings, wellness retreats and yoga, movement and meditation classes.
Beth has studied yoga, meditation and the healing arts throughout the U.S. and India. A few places of study include the Esalen Institute, Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Tree of Life, Atlanta Soto Zen Center, Yogaville, Zen Desert Sangha, Upaya, Hokoji, Center for Zen Studies, Cambridge Insight Meditation Center, Southern Dharma, Art of Living, and Academy of Somatic Healing Arts.
Beth is available to travel internationally to bring a retreat or training to your location.