about rose ridge healing & yoga

Rose Ridge Healing and Yoga was established by Barbara Baker to teach Ieyngar yoga, breath work, and meditation as a means of improving strength, freedom of movement, serenity, and overall well being. Barbara has been serving the upstate NY area since 1998. 

Rose Ridge Healing & Yoga offers weekly Yoga Classes in two locations. Students have the opportunity to maintain a regular Yoga practice as well as study other topics such as Yoga Nidra, Yoga Mudra, Meditation, Reiki, and Integrated Energy Therapy through monthly wellness workshops and certification classes.

Barbara is a Certified Yoga Therapist providing individuals with professional guidance for the use of Yoga to heal from illness, injury, or other imbalances. Many benefit from Barbara’s guidance in their personal Yoga practice, as well as from private healing sessions.


Established in 1998, Rose Ridge Healing & Yoga is owned by Barbara Baker, certified Iyengar instructor. Barbara started yoga on her own as a teenager, and continued her study with classes during her time in college, and now has been practicing for more than 35 years.

As a Yoga Practitioner, Barbara was certified to teach at the Open Sky Yoga Center with Francois Raoult. She is currently a member of Yoga Alliance and the International Association of Yoga Therapists. Barbara has established herself as a Healing Arts Practitioner and Teacher, mastering in Reiki, Integrated Energy Therapy, Master Alignment, color therapy, essential oils, and various other vibrational healing techniques.

In an effort to combine the energetic healing with the physical aspects of yoga, Barbara completed the 500 hour Integrative Yoga Therapy certification with Joseph LaPage and certified as an Integrative Yoga Therapist. Barbara has discovered that many of the problems that we face in our busy lives can be overcome by developing a sense of awareness, and by cultivating a source of relaxation. Yoga Therapy enables you to be balanced, connected, and inspired – to feel the flow of life through body, mind, and soul. 

Barbara uses her training in the physical and subtle body to develop and instruct yoga practice as a life skill.

Barbara’s certifications include:

  • Reiki Master
  • Integrated Awareness®
  • Master Alignment
  • Integrated Energy Therapy® Teacher
  • Theta Healing
  • Iyengar Yoga
  • Certified Yoga Therapy Practitioner
  • Transformational Healing, including:
    • Raindrop Therapy
    • Emotional Release
    • Color Therapy
    • Vibrational Essences

Barbara is certified to teach Reiki and Integrated Energy Therapy in the Upstate New York area.