Our Story

About Us

“River Rock is a premiere yoga studio with expert teachers. However, more than anything, it is a family. Full yoga practice for every level, and instruction in meditation and ancient yoga wisdom makes every experience soothing for the soul.”

Christy S., Yoga Student

River Rock Yoga and Pilates in Ocean Springs, Mississippi is a professional studio devoted to offering a wide variety of yoga classes for students at every level of practice. With over twenty-five classes a week and nine certified and registered instructors, River Rock Yoga and Pilates also offers Pilates, and Piyo. We are committed to providing a tranquil and supportive environment for you to practice with the most well-trained, experienced, and professional teachers on the Gulf Coast.

River Rock Yoga and Pilates regularly hosts yoga workshops with regional, national, and international instructors to deepen understanding and expose students to a variety of teaching methods and beneficial approaches to the practice.

River Rock Yoga and Pilates’ yoga teacher training program (200 and 500 RYT through Yoga Alliance) attracts yoga students from all over the Southeast to participate in one of the most comprehensive, thorough, and enriching training programs in the region.

Our airy, spacious studio space features cork floors and is fully stocked with all necessary props & accessories for you to use at your convenience.

River Rock Yoga and Pilates offers you a refreshing and inspiring atmosphere to explore movement and stillness. Through the practice of mind/body exercise, you can create the energy, vitality, and balance you seek. Join us to begin a journey toward a healthier lifestyle and a greater sense of confidence and ease. 

The Mississippi Center For Yoga And Health

River Rock Yoga has been sharing yoga and Pilates on the Mississippi Gulf Coast since 2006.

We welcome you! We are expanding our offerings with our current project: a Yoga and Wellness Center in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. The Mississippi Center for Yoga and Health.
Through yoga and education, we empower our students to live happier, healthier, pain-free, and more balanced lives.

We are dedicated to informing, inspiring, and strengthening people to discover their unique path to a joyful, balanced, and harmonious life, a calmer mind, and a healthier, more relaxed body.

Our Vision

Our vision is to promote a healthier and happier Gulf Coast Community, where people see yoga as a potential tool for strength, vitality, and balance; mind, body, and spirit. We are dedicated to assisting individuals reduce mental and physical suffering, using integrative, transformational practices rooted in yoga philosophy, therapeutic intervention, and social work ideology. Yogic techniques are scientifically proven to calm the mind and improve physical health.

Our Values:

1. Every person deserves to have a calm mind, and the healthiest body possible.  

2. People have the power to reduce their suffering and improve their well-being.  

3. This ability should be supported with research-based, proven techniques and practices.  

4. The integration of the body, the mind, and the spirit is a valuable endeavor that enhances healing.  

5. We are dedicated to helping people from all cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds practice techniques that calm their minds, heal their bodies, and connect them to their personal spiritual values.  

6. People who are at ease with themselves contribute to healthy communities, and increase equality, respect, and joy in the world.  

We offer:  
  • Yoga and Pilates Classes
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Massage Therapy
  • Ayurveda and Nutritional Counseling
  • A wide variety of Yoga and Health-related workshops,
  • Music concerts, and other community-building events

Our new location will include expanded Pilates, mental health, and nutrition services, hot yoga, and a healthy restaurant.