Beth Clauss

How many years have you been practicing yoga? 11 years

How many years have you been teaching yoga? Almost 1

What training and certifications have you completed? 200hr RYT who completed Expand Your Power Baptiste Teacher Training and Baptiste Yoga Level One Training

What brought you to yoga? I wanted to see what I was missing from trying it on my own at home. 

Why do you practice yoga? It makes me a better version of myself. 

Why do you practice Baptiste Yoga? It gets me out of my head and in the here and now. 

Why do you teach yoga? There’s no better feeling in the world than leaving others in their greatness!

What does yoga empower you to do? Breathe 

What is your favorite yoga pose? Half moon

What pose do you have a complicated relationship with? Wheel

What is your favorite song to listen to or play during a class? I’m Amazed by My Morning Jacket 

Do you have another professional life? I develop marketing communications with small businesses and nonprofits.

When you’re not on your mat, what can we find you doing? Reading, snuggling my pups, trying to understand my kids’ math homework, sampling all of STL’s amazing food scene, traveling and figuring out how to make the world a better place for my kids

What would you tell someone thinking about trying yoga? Take a deep breath and just do it!