Rich Hayden


I have been a yoga student for 17 years and taught for more than half of that. I've been blessed to have great friends and yogins help and guide me along the way.

Rich enjoys teaching and being a life-long learner. Rich is an RYT-500 yoga instructor, a Usui/Holy Fire Reiki Master, Tai Chi instructor, meditation instructor and Qi Gong practitioner. He incorporates many of these energy modalities into his classes and practice.There are many who have influenced him along the way; people like Alan Finger, Swami Satyananda Saraswati, Paul Grilley, Hiroshi Motoyama and T.K.V. Desikachar to name a few.

Rich is a free-lance instructor who can be reached at He has recently joined The Yoga Mind Project (; a project designed to raise awareness of mental health issues through the use of yoga, meditation and Reiki.