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Betsy Rippentrop

Heartland Yoga
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Betsy Rippentrop, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and certified yoga teacher who uniquely blends science, psychology, mysticism and spirituality into her classes.  She courageously guides people into deeper awareness of their body and mind, and is especially adept at translating complex concepts into practical tools that can efficiently shift people. She owns Heartland Yoga, maintains a psychology practice focused on integrating yoga into treatment, has authored numerous academic papers on the mind-body connection and is author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Chakras. Her second book on improving emotional health through yoga is due out next year.