Mimi Rieger, (E-RYT Yoga Alliance) is an internationally recognized yoga teacher and the proprietor of Mimi Rieger Yoga and PureFitnessDC, LLC. Mimi began her fitness journey as a ballet dancer in her youth and discovered the yogic and martial arts in her 20’s. Mimi has been teaching yoga since 2003 and received her certification from the Ashtanga Yoga Center in Washington, DC. She has studied and trained with an array of schools of yoga including Rocket Vinyasa Yoga, Progressive Ashtanga, Budokon and Forrest Yoga. Mimi uses her multidisciplinary approach to teach a wide variety of offerings and trains teachers and students in the U.S. and internationally holding workshops and master classes. Mimi conducts a yearly 200hr Yoga Teacher Training program, as well as, offers regular retreats and donation based-charity driven classes. In addition to teaching, Mimi is co-founder of Viva Shakti, a clothing line producing exciting, vibrant colored, yoga pants.
Mimi believes in encouraging students to push past their existing physical barriers to explore new, more powerful paths. Her classes incorporate her lineages of Ashtanga, Rocket, Budokon and Vinyasa yoga cultivating intelligent, thoughtful movement. Attaining full body connectivity is paramount in Mimi’s philosophy of teaching where students reach an overall sense of strength, energetic power and well being. Mimi has taught First Lady, Michelle Obama, professional sports teams, corporate wellness programs, executive retreats, global yoga festivals, and private clients with creativity and compassion at the helm as she encourages her students to grow and evolve both on and off their yoga mats. A constant seeker herself, she continues to study with her teachers and travel to expand her breadth of knowledge to share her love of the movement arts with her beloved students.
Mimi is featured in many health and wellness articles, publications, videos and blogs. She is thrilled to be a brand Ambassador for lululemon, Manduka, SweetGreen, Kind Snacks and Trip Tribe.
For more information on Mimi and her endeavors, please visit: http://www.mimiriegeryoga.com and http://www.vivashaktiyoga.com
Mindfulness Meditation Certified 2017
Forrest Yoga Advanced Training May 2016
Rocket Vinyasa Yoga System Certified, 2010
Progressive Ashtanga Certified, 2009
Pre-Natal Certification, 2006
Regional Yoga Director of Budokon International, DC, VA & MD, 2005-2013
200hr Yoga Teacher Certified, Ashtanga Yoga Center 2003
Proprietor of Mimi Rieger Yoga and MRY Power of Teaching 200hr Training
Co-Owner, Operator Viva Shakti yoga pants