Mitzi Connell

Saint Augustine, FL
United States
Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

2 Reviews

For many years, I taught Hatha yoga: the yoga of sun and moon - a physical discipline which focuses mainly on asanas (postures) and breath-work in order to prepare the body for spiritual pursuits. I taught thousands of hours and met thousands of yogis from all over the world. It was a glorious number of years!

Along the way, I made my dream come true - I organized and hosted Rocket City Yoga Week: a HUGE week of free/discounted yoga offered all across the Tennessee Valley region.

I continued to organize Yoga Week for 5 straight years, creating 318 different events, promoting 54 talented yoga teachers, and saw a 5-year attendance of almost 7,000.

In year #4, I chose a 501(c)(3) charity to support, I set our event class prices at $5.00 or free, and donated 100% of event monies to the charity. By the time the 5th RCYW wrapped up in June 2017, we had donated almost $10,000 in just 2 years.

Organizing this gigantic event year after year was a massive journey: into business, leadership, and, most importantly, faith in myself.

These days, I’ve stepped away from teaching, vowing to be a student again.

Will I return to teaching yoga? Time will tell. For now, I’m a mom, friend, freelancer, director, publisher, cat & dog whisperer, British TV watcher, college tuition payer, Harry Potter lover, and espresso drinker. My yoga practice is LIFE, both on and off the mat.


My website: MitziConnell[dot]com
RCYW website: RocketCityYoga[dot]com
Yoga Alliance: bit[dot]ly/YogaAllianceMC
Instagram: RocketCityYoga
Twitter: MitziConnell & RocketCityYoga
LinkedIn: Mitzi Connell


Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

2 Reviews

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Very Friendly
More Hands off
Frequent Adjustments
New Teacher
Very Experienced
On the Wild Side
Safety Oriented
Body Focused
Very Spiritual