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About Mimi Cross


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Mimi Cross is a certified *Kripalu Yoga Instructor who has been guiding people of all ages in private yoga sessions and group classes since 2001. She holds an MA from New York University’s School of Education, Health, Nursing, and Arts Professions and a Bachelor of Music degree from Ithaca College.

Mimi is also an author and a musician, as well as the creator of Body of Writing, a deeply personal practice that combines yoga postures, meditation, visualization, and breath work with creative writing exercises. As an instructor, she is devoted to private, individualized or small group yoga, and creative growth.

Mimi’s offerings are for beginners, experienced yoga practitioners, and those in between. If you would like to connect more deeply to your true self and your creative abilities, or you if you would to simply stretch and strengthen, she would like to hear from you. You can reach Mimi through the Two River Yoga Facebook page. She is happy to answer questions or schedule a session.

*Kripalu  Instructors must complete a minimum of 200 hours of training to become certified. To earn her certification, Mimi lived at Kripalu for a month and participated daily in a four week yoga teacher training program. Since then, she has returned to Kripalu many times as a program assistant, as well as program participant, studying Thai yoga massage and advanced yoga practices. In 2005, she completed the Kripalu Yoga Center’s Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training.

Mimi is currently at work on a script and recording for the powerful practice of yoga-nidra for healing. She enjoys leading clients in yoga-nidra, sometimes called yogic sleep, and often uses it when leading the yoga class at Monmouth Medical Center’s Cancer Support Community.

Mimi is a member of  the Kripalu Yoga and Ayurveda Association and the national writing organization SCBWI. She is a strong believer in narrative medicine.