About Rima Hinnawi
Rima is a certified Bikram Yoga Instructor and is the Director/Founder of Bikram Yoga Reston, Virginia. Rima grew up in a multi cultural environment speaking 4 languages. She earned BS and MS degrees at American University in Washington DC and is a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, the largest Nutrition school offering access to the world’s foremost leaders in Nutrition, wellness and personal growth. She is also a graduate of The Living Light Culinary Arts Institute, a school internationally known as the premier raw organic vegan chef school.
Training + Experience
After years of practicing various styles of yoga, martial arts and marathon running, Rima discovered Bikram Yoga while on business travel. Immediately, Rima felt the benefits and decided to improve her own health and well-being by practicing Bikram Yoga daily. In the Fall of 2002, Rima completed the 9 weeks intensive over 500 hour Bikram YogaTeacher Training in Los Angeles, CA.
For 3 years, Rima taught at various locations around the US before opening Bikram Yoga Reston in April 2005. Since becoming an instructor in 2002, Rima has travelled consistently to attend various Seminars and Advanced Trainings with Bikram. In addition to attending seminars and trainings for her personal growth, Rima has taught at most Bikram Teacher Trainings and continues to be extensively involved. Rima has been very committed to create a nurturing and healing space. She feels very grateful to be in a position that allows her to affect many peoples lives and to continue to witness positive transformations.