Director and Course Leader of 7 Centers Yoga Arts, Ruth taught yoga for 7 years in studios in Los Angeles and Seattle before moving to Sedona in 1998. Trained in Kundalini Yoga in LA where she taught at Yoga West in the early 90's. She initiated with the Bihar School of Yoga under Swami Niranjanananda in Mungyr, India in 1994. Her passion for bringing spiritual dharma into daily life has led to integrating the trinity of the teachings of Yoga, Ayurveda and Vedic Astrology as foundation for the programs and community of 7 Centers. She also is a practitioner of Vipassana Meditation as taught by Goenka for the past 16 years. She has served as President of the International Yoga College, founded by Rama Jyoti Vernon, her mentor and teacher for the past 18 years. In her role as Vice-president of Gardens for Humanity, she has volunteered in the local agriculture renaissance & sustainability movement and founded the Sedona Spring Planting Festival. She currently is course leader for 200 Hour Hatha and 300 hour Yoga Therapy training, Chakra Yoga Intensive, Conflict Resolution According to the Yoga Sutras, and Kundalini Yoga Immersion held at 7 Centers.