Rachel Roberts - FounderMeet Rachel Roberts, yogini, writer, cruise director, and guiding force. Rachel is the founder of The Yoga Bar studios and Bija Yoga School + Retreats. She found yoga in 1992 at the recommendation of a naturopathic doctor who suggested asana and pranayama as a way to control her worsening asthma. Rachel traveled extensively studying under the leading teachers in Asia, Europe & India and returned to the US in 2009 to build a yoga community center in her hometown.
Donna CovrettMeet Donna Covrett, a student of yoga since 1974 & a teacher since 1997. Donna works with corporate & private clients to build personalized holistic health programs, specializing in athletes and those recovering from illness or injury. Through functional movement, alignment, & other healing modalities, she provides practitioners with a variety of therapeutic tools to open energy channels, stabilize joints, strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, & ease.
Trisha DurhamMeet Trisha Durham, yogini, mindful mover, teacher, and creator. A professional dancer and former PADI scuba instructor, Trisha has dedicated her life to movement and mind-body education. She founded Cincinnati Queer Yoga in 2014 and holds regular queer-positive, inclusive classes at TYB. Known for her smart, intentional sequencing and thorough, unrushed style, Trisha's playful classes will keep you engaged in both body and mind from start to finish.
Britt Glenn- TT CoordinatorMeet Britt, yogini, cyclist, plant enthusiast, & coordinator of Bija Yoga Schools' Teacher Training. Britt is a lifelong runner who started yoga to prevent injuries. She found herself drawn to yoga's moving meditation, the deep peace of mind and body. Britt's classes provide space for self-awareness and positivity by pairing movement with mindful breathing. She is a 2017 graduate of Bija Yoga School.
Jessica Meyer - Retreat CoordinatorMeet Jess Meyer, yogini, belly dancer, hula dancer, old soul, perpetual optimist and Bija Retreats Coordinator. Jess has been dancing for over 15 years and through yoga has found new movement and meaning to her dance as well as bringing new found mindfulness to her daily life. During Jess's classes you will be reminded to observe your surroundings, focus on your positive energy, and love your body for all the magical things it can do.
Meredith WassonMeet Meredith Wasson, yogini, adventurer, Southern girl, and radiant light. Meredith's deep connection to the Ashtanga Yoga system as a means of moving meditation, allows her to guide students through the same experience. Through her powerful teaching, Meredith encourages students to deepen their connection with the practice and to develop a more meaningful relationship with themselves. Her classes will leave you feeling revived and fulfilled with a sense of self-acceptance and optimism.