Name: Ruth Williams
I’m an expert in: Telling people what to do.
Where it all began (how yoga came into your life): I started practicing yoga during my undergraduate degree…all that studying was wreaking havoc on my back.
Favorite food: Lasagna
Where can you find me when I’m not in the hot room: Working hard at the office like a black Ally McBeal.
What you can expect in my class: To be yin-ing out to electic playlists.
Completed trainings: Bernie Clarks yin training in 2009; Moksha yoga training in 2012; Paul Grilley’s level one training in 2012; and, One Yoga training with Ryan Leier in 2013
Favorite quote: “If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters. This struggle may be a moral one; or it may be a physical one; or it may be both moral and physical; but it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” ― Frederick Douglass, Frederick Douglass: Selected Speeches and Writings