Beth Pettengill Riley - 1440 Multiversity

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Beth Pettengill Riley, MA, RSME

Dance educator and Continuum instructor

Beth Pettengill Riley MA, Dance Education, Stanford University, RSME, CYT is a gifted facilitator and guide into embodied well-being.

With over 40 years of experience leading classes, workshops and retreats in Yoga, Mindfulness Meditation and Continuum Movement around the globe, Beth was a founding member of Mt Madonna Center, and has served on the faculty at Esalen, The Omega Institute, Mt Madonna Center, The Open Center and the Skyros Institute in Greece among others. She began the first Mindfulness Based Yoga class on the West Coast at El Camino Hospital in 1999. Voted best Yoga Teacher of Santa Cruz, Beth passionately engages embodiment as a spiritual path.

For the past 10 years she has been developing programs for teens, incorporating healthy living principles into school curriculum. She is President of the Board of the International Somatic Movement and Therapy Association based in New York and in her spare time she enjoys gardening, cooking, walking on the beach and playing with her 2 granddaughters.

Since our opening in May of 2017, Beth has been a 1440 Signature Yoga and Mindfulness Instructor and has led weekend and 5-day workshops in the art of living well.

Upcoming Programs

Discovery Weekends at 1440

August 30 - September 1, 2019

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Discovery Weekends at 1440 are the perfect opportunity to do what you have promised yourself for years: take a break and reboot your health, happiness, and sense of well-being. These workshops are specially designed and curated by 1440’s expert teachers for those new to the key elements of a healthy lifestyle and for those wanting to reinvigorate their commitment to living well....

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Previous Programs

Fluid Body/Fluid Life

February 19 - 23, 2018

Monday - Friday, 4 nights

All life is movement. Everything living has, at its most elemental level, an elaborate constellation of waves, pulsations, and undercurrents. Through movement we are connected to life itself and every aspect of our biosphere—from the furthest stars in the universe to the molecules spinning under the skin. Join Beth Pettengill Riley, MA, RSME, to experience...