Jodie Rufty has been teaching Hatha Yoga since 1995 throughout New York and California as well as internationally. She is registered to teach through Yoga Alliance at the 500 hour level. Jodie has been certified to teach both by Alan Finger in the ISHTA lineage as well as Alison West of Yoga Union and Yoga Works.
She has continued her education with many teachers including Rodney Yee, Desikachar, and Ana Forrest completing several TT Intensives in 1998, 2000 & 2003. While living in California in 1998, Jodie taught at the Yoga Studio of Mill Valley and continued her studies at Yoga Works in Los Angeles with many teachers such as Lisa Walford, Eric Schifmann & Shiva Rea.
In 2001 and 2002 Jodie led part of the Teacher Training program for Yoga People in Brooklyn, NY and more currently leads the 200 and 300 hour Teacher Training programs for Yoga Works throughout the US and abroad. Jodie co-founded Amrita Yoga Center in September of 2002 and helped launch Nava Yoga Center in Zagreb Croatia in June 2004.
Jodie now resides in NYC where she continues to study,practice and teach Hatha Yoga at Yoga Works as well as privately. She also teaches many workshops and retreats worldwide. In the Spring of 2004 Jodie received Master level attunement and certification to Reiki by Dayna Rittneberg and Carol Harbard. Jodie is also a Prema Birthing practitioner as well as a Rising Star and More Truth Will Set You Free teacher. She was initiated into these modalities by her teacher Derek O’Neill whom she continues to study with several times per year in Ireland.
“Her knowledge, passion, and devotion make her a very powerful teacher/healer.”
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