Cure ReLeaf Yoga Studio

Our Exceptional Yoga Instructors

Mimi Rieger

Mimi Rieger, E-RYT® 500, is an internationally recognized yoga teacher and founder-proprietor of the eponymous MRY | STUDIOS, the Power of Teaching yoga teacher training program and PureFitnessDC, LLC. Rooted in a deep commitment to curiosity and her passion to serve, she studies in an array of schools of yoga including Ashtanga, Rocket Vinyasa, Progressive Ashtanga, Budokon, Vinyasa, Yin and Forrest Yoga. Mimi has taught First Lady, Michelle Obama, influential public figures, professional sports teams, corporate wellness programs, executive and worldwide retreats, global yoga festivals, community development events, workshops, and private clients in addition to her treasured students.

For her teaching philosophy, Mimi believes in encouraging students to explore their yogic journey with curiosity and courage. Designing methods to discover a confident sense of energetic power along with a graceful sense of ease is paramount in Mimi’s teaching. She leads with compassion at the helm and honors the path of each student as they seek a cohesive awareness of body, mind, and spirit.

Mimi uses her multidisciplinary approach to teach an expansive variety of offerings and trains teachers and students in the United States and abroad. She utilizes her 18 years of experience in the field to offer yoga teacher training programs, consulting services to organizations, businesses and schools by establishing platforms for best practices to further their reach and efficacy. She is inspired to create a supportive community and curate the framework to promote and build dynamic, knowledgeable, sustainable and health-full cultures for her clients and students.

A constant seeker herself, Mimi continues to study with her own teachers and embarks on inspirational quests to expand her breadth of knowledge to passionately facilitate opportunities for personal growth and fierce joy!

For more information, visit,
IG @mimiriegeryoga, Facebook: Mimi Rieger Yoga

Jen Blackburn

Jennifer Blackburn is a dynamic group fitness instructor and personal trainer. She holds multiple certifications including Stages, TRX, Bosu, NASM, ACE, AFAA & AAAI/ISMA. Jen personalizes her style for every class and each hour of teaching is customized using the latest conditioning technologies which are the backbone of her results-driven programs. 

Jennifer is an ambassador for Lululemon, LifeFuels, Vital Performance, and Girls Up. Her television appearances include NBC4, Discovery Health, Good Day Live, Great Day Washington & Comcast Sports. Jennifer has written several articles for the Washington Post, Women’s Health, Self Magazine, Byrdie, Parade & was named one of DC’s Top Trainers in Washingtonian Magazine. 

Jennifer has more than 20 years of experience, specializing in educating and motivating class participants & celebrity clients to achieve extraordinary results. 

Jennifer currently resides in Maryland with her husband & 5 children.

Studio Schedule


  • Noon: CR Meditative Mondays (Mimi Rieger)
  • 6pm: CR Yoga for Life (Mimi Rieger)


  • 6am: CR HITT (Jennifer Blackburn)
  • 7am: CR Strength (Jennifer Blackburn)
  • noon: CR Yoga for all levels (Mimi Rieger)


  • 10am: CR Yoga (Mimi Rieger)
  • 6pm: CR YOGA (Mimi Rieger)


  • 6am: CR HITT (Jennifer Blackburn)
  • 7am: CR Strength (Jennifer Blackburn)


  • 8am: CR Yoga Flow/li>
  • noon: CR Yoga for All


  • 10am: CR FITNESS
  • noon: CR YOGA


  • 11am: CR Stretch (John Umberger)