About Your Yoga Instructor(s):
Mimi Rieger, E-RYT® 500, is an internationally recognized yoga teacher and founder proprietor of the eponymous MRY | STUDIOS, the Power of Teaching yoga teacher training program and PureFitnessDC, LLC. Rooted in a deep commitment to curiosity and her passion to serve, she studies in an array of schools of yoga including Ashtanga, Rocket Vinyasa, Progressive Ashtanga, Budokon, Vinyasa, Yin and Forrest Yoga. Mimi has taught First Lady, Michelle Obama, influential public figures, professional sports teams, corporate wellness programs, executive and worldwide retreats, global yoga festivals, community development events, workshops, and private clients in addition to her treasured students.
For her teaching philosophy, Mimi believes in encouraging students to explore their yogic journey with curiosity and courage. Designing methods to discover a confident sense of energetic power along with a graceful sense of ease is paramount in Mimi’s teaching. She leads with compassion at the helm and honors the path of each student as they seek a cohesive awareness of body, mind, and spirit.
Jamie has been studying and practicing yoga for 25 years and is a 500 HR E-RYT. She began her practice as a way to heal from stress and anxiety and discovered that yoga enhanced all aspects of her life physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Jamie leads from the heart and guides vinyasa style classes combining breath, energy, and movement. Her clear and encouraging teaching style allows yogis of all levels, ages, and backgrounds to feel supported and motivated. She is passionate about helping others cultivate their own healing practice by connecting to the universal flow of energy and combining physical strength with natural movement knowing that every body is unique. Her experience and nurturing make each class a challenging and loving space to grow and explore. Jamie is grateful to all of the teachers on her path and is inspired most by her two children who teach her to remain present, joyful, and connected.