Cristie Newhart is a 500-hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher, yoga therapist, and teacher trainer for the Kripalu School of Yoga. She also leads Healthy Living programs and R&R Retreat workshops at Kripalu. With 15 years of yoga teaching experience, Cristie has a passion for introducing people to yoga. She leads grounded and balanced classes, inviting people into the practice with skillful alignment, meditative focus, and humor. Her CD, Getting Started: Yoga for Beginners, is forthcoming in Spring 2015.