Lisa Riente

Lisa Riente

Meet Lisa Estelle Riente, the radiant force behind Blue Dog Yoga & Wellness in Camden, SC. With over three decades of yoga and healing experience and more than 20 years of teaching, Lisa has woven a tapestry that touches lives in studios, prisons, hospitals, healing centers, and schools, worldwide.

A graduate of the University of Georgia and former Air Force wife and mother, she has a zest for knowledge and adventure. She became not just a yoga practitioner while living in Germany, but a wellness studio owner in South Carolina for the past 20 years, where she’s nurtured communities and cultivated relationships one breath at a time.

With over 20 local, regional and international transformative retreats under her belt, she has guided seekers of all ages to discover the profound connection between mind, body, and energy in the most breathtaking corners of the world, including Peru, Belize, Jamaica, Mexico and throughout Europe and the US. Among her greatest honors was representing the US as one of 52 yoga ambassadors from 22 countries on the 2018 Yoga Ambassadors Tour in Kerala India, sponsored by AYUSH.

Lisa truly finds her sanctuary and sanity in the embrace of nature and adventure, As a beekeeper, animal rehabber and outdoor enthusiast, she’s discovered that the hum of the bees, the rhythm of the earth and cosmos, and the thrill of exploring new lands and cultures, hold the secrets to happiness, inner peace and harmony for her. Leading retreats worldwide is her deepest passion and there is no greater pleasure than showing new adventurers awe-inspiring locations!

If you're ready to embark on a journey of fun, self-discovery and inspired movement, step onto the mat and out in the world with Lisa and let the magic unfold. She’s the queen bee of yoga therapy and the guiding star for countless yogis seeking balance, serenity and an eclectic and authentic yoga experience. Her creatively-themed and choreographed hatha and kundalini-inspired classes will charm and delight you!

BAJ University of Georgia; IAYT certified yoga therapist; Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 and YACEP (Continued Education Provider); Certified Death Doula, SC Certified Beekeeper

Upcoming Retreats

June 22 - 29, 2025

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October 15 - 26, 2025

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