My Story


I discovered yoga in late 1990s.   I’ll never forget taking my first yoga class. It was Kundalini Yoga class.  The yoga teacher was dressed in all white and wore a turban.  We did a lot of breath work, chanting, meditation and sat a long time in a cross-legged position for the majority of the class.  I […]

Blissful Inner-Reflection Outdoor Yoga


TIMBER CAMP TRAIL – this MODERATE hiking trail follows an old logging road that is well-built and relatively wide for most of it’s length, ascending an eastern shoulder (2800 ft.) of Mount Osceola, with excellent views of the valley’s eastern peaks.  The final destination is the site of an old logging camp – a flat […]

About the Instructor


Helen Rita currently teaches beginner and intermediate, moderate flow yoga classes at the White Mountain Athletic Club in Waterville Valley, NH. Prior to coming to Waterville Valley, she taught Vinyasa Yoga, all levels, at a government facility in Washington D.C. for over a year. She recently completed Thai Yoga Massage, Level I with Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage followed by Assisted Yoga with Adjustments also by Lotus Palm. She attended Kripalu’s annual teachers conference, ‘The Power of Yoga Therapy.’ Other training at Kripalu was ‘Yoga Adjustments, Guiding Practice for Each Unique Student’ with Mark Stephens.