Beatriz Rivera, who has been practicing yoga for well over a dozen years, is a Yoga Alliance registered ERYT at the 200 hour level. She has studied from yoga masters such as Manju Jois, Nancy Gilgoff, Joan White, and Michael Stein. Besides Ashtanga, Beatriz also teaches Iyengar, alignment, Anusara, and all level of Vinyassa flow.
Beatriz is also an associate professor at Penn State University. She holds a PhD in Hispanic literatures, and is also a creative writer. Her sixth book and fourth novel were released in May 2010.