Br May2022 179 SmBetsy Rippentrop, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and certified yoga and meditation teacher who uniquely blends science, psychology, mysticism and spirituality into her work.  She owns Heartland Yoga ( and maintains a psychology practice focused on integrating yoga into treatment.  You can engage with Dr. Betsy’s work in her monthly Wisdom Wednesday conversations, in her online courses and certification program, or on retreat in various places around the world.  She is the creator of the popular Tend Her series of workshops that have reached thousands of women with its messages of compassion, connection, and resilience.  Check out her book Chakra Healing: Renew Your Life Force with the Chakras’ Seven Energy Centers, and stay tuned for her upcoming book on improving emotional health through yoga.  Find more information about her offerings at



Katem Headshots 22 108 Copy4Kate Moreland is an experienced transformational coach and wellbeing consultant who understands the struggles of career decisions, conscious leadership and the power of authenticity. After a decade of practicing law, Kate recognized she needed to make a change. For the past 12 years she has been leading and coaching others as they explore interests, uncover strengths, and consider career and life changes. She is a Lumia Certified Coach who earned certificates in the Science of Wellbeing and Emotional Intelligence from Yale, and is certified in the mind-body connection. As a natural connector, Kate is the co-founder of Her Experience and the Tend Her Resilience Summit. These revolutionary retreats for women are designed to help women discover self-compassion, heal the disconnect with our minds and bodies, and realize that we aren’t alone.