Judy Grier, RN, LMT, E-RYT 500 is a registered nurse, licensed massage therapist, experienced yogi, and a Reiki master. She is the current owner of River City Reiki & Massage in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and the previous owner of Yoga East Healing Arts Studio. Her professional career includes integrating the holistic healing arts of massage, mediation and yoga to promote health and wellness of mind, body and spirit.
“Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.” B. K. S. Iyengar
She teaches group yoga and meditation classes and Reiki workshops and retreats in the Heartland area of Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee. She currently teaches anatomy, philosophy and yoga lifestyle classes in both 200 hour and 300 hour professional yoga teacher training programs.
Judy graduated from The Natural Health Institute in Nashville Tennessee with a certificate in massage therapy and is currently licensed as a registered nurse and massage therapist in Missouri. Her yoga path took her to the Kripalu Center for Health and Wellness where she completed both her 200 and 500 hour professional yoga teacher training programs. She is an experienced yoga teacher with over 4000 hours of class room teaching and a member of Yoga Alliance and The Holistic Nurses Association.
Her meditation practice is grounded both in Tantric Yoga traditions and Buddhist practices of Metta and Mindfulness. She has studied meditation with Stephen Cope, Sharon Salzberg and Thich Nhat Hanh in the Buddhist tradition and Tantra Mantra initiation with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait of the Himalayan Institute.
Connect with her now @ http://www.judygrier.com/contact-us