Bridget Baylin, RYT discovered yoga in 1998 and has been practicing Ashtanga Yoga since 2001. Bridget loves studying other methods of yoga as well, and getting creative with her approach to teaching depending on the preferences and needs of her students. She completed 200-hour Power Vinyasa Training with Eliza Whiteman at Fly Dog in 2015. Bridget is certified to teach aerial yoga (Spark Yoga, 2015) and completed the Baron Baptiste Art of Assisting Intensive in 2016. Bridget has attended workshops with many renowned teachers, including Jennifer Elliott, Kino MacGregor, Tim Miller, Chuck Miller, Sharron Honeycutt and Sadie Nardini and is always eager to learn more. She is now focusing her training on Ayurveda and integrated wellness, and incorporates what she knows about promoting balance in mind and body into her yoga lessons. Bridget’s class focuses on building strength, alignment and breath control so that her students can explore the physical, emotional and spiritual gifts of yoga. Bridget loves sharing the benefits of yoga with athletes and has worked with the University of Virginia Squash Team as well as many individual athletes. She offers a Yoga for Tennis Class specifically for people seeking to improve their tennis game through increased strength, flexibility and mental stamina. She believes that anyone can do yoga and provides specific practice modifications to meet her students’ individual goals. Bridget loves to share the rewards of a structured yoga practice with others and thinks that yoga allows people to check in with their best selves. She hopes that her students of all levels can enjoy increased energy, physical well-being and serenity through yoga.
Bridget teaches Intro to Ashtanga Yoga Friday evenings 5-6pm at our Ivy Studio.