RUAH BHAY, 500ERYT, M.A.
Ruah has been teaching for over a decade. She is a native New Yorker who has lived over a breadth of several years in France, Senegal, Sri Lanka and finally came full-circle returning to NYC.
Ruah’s classes are always physically challenging with offerings of modifications, adjustments and intelligent sequencing that makes the class enjoyable and accessible for all levels. She is known for integrating teachings of yoga philosophy in a way that is useful and applicable to everyday life.
Ruah was introduced to yoga and meditation at a young age by her mom who took classes at Integral Yoga and went on retreats with Swami Satchidananda. Ruah is also a daily TM practitioner, under the guidance of her aunt and uncle, who are devotees of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Eventually, she discovered that a daily morning yoga practice made a world of a difference as she has continued her devotion to yoga ever since.
Ruah has studied with various traditions from Yogaworks, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Kundalini, Dharma Mittra and Swami Vivekananda SVYASA University. Yoga and meditation have been an essential positive source in her life as a student, teacher, professional, traveller, wife and mother and does her best to help students create the same sacred space for themselves.
Ruah has been in many health and fitness features, collaborated with celebrities such as Russell Simmons and has also appeared in Marie Claire, Time Out, In Resident, More, Uptown, FOX, WPIX, NY Post & NY1. Ruah is a teacher, writer, non-profit fundraiser, rollerblader, runner, singer, lifetime athlete and meditation practitioner and mom of two. Ruah is 500hr Yogaworks Certified, Khalsa Way Prenatal Certified, has been teaching for over a decade, holds a B.A. in Political Science and an M.A. in Sustainable Development.
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