Genii’s Brief Bio
Genii Rutherford has been a teacher since she played school with her dolls. Teaching is her Dharma. She was asked to teach a yoga class by a yoga teacher she had taken classes with four years ago. Since then she has been teaching yoga nonstop. Genii completed a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training with Lauren Jay Toolin and an additional 200+ hours in Yoga Ed., Kids Yoga, Street Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, and MELT Hand and Foot Treatment and MELT Level 1 Instructor. Always a student, Genii loves to learn new approaches to teach yoga and wisdom from all schools of yoga. Her greatest teachers have been the students she has had the joy of teaching. Off the yoga mat Genii also teaches stand up paddling or SUP and SUP+Yoga. A graceful klutz, the first time Genii got on a paddle board it was an “Ahaa Moment” . On the paddle board Genii saw a wonderful connection with nature and yoga. She has been certified in Paddle Fit 1 & 2, SUP Yoga with Jessica Bellfato and Gina Bradley. Genii is a WPA Level 1 SUP Instructor. Last year Genii introduced SUP and SUP Yoga to over 30 people from The Kayak Shak on Fish Creek. She is a school librarian at a suburban high school and elementary school.