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Barbara J. Rich

Barbara Rich

Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher
Born in 1934, Barbara J. Rich, M.Ed. is a certified Kripalu Yoga / Meditation teacher with a private, peaceful Yoga studio in Groton, Massachusetts.  She currently teaches two classes a week.
Her yoga website is

Compassionate Life Coach
Barbara will partner with you to explore ways to restore harmony in your work, relationship or family life. Conflict and confusion can be resolved peacefully.  By meeting together, one to one, in the privacy of her studio in Groton, MA, you will find new ways to quiet the inner critic, reduce blame, shame and guilt, and instead, find ways to live a happier life.
$58 per session
Appointments during the day and some weekday evenings
To request an appointment, please click on Contact
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or call 508-397-6505

Special Education Advocate/Consultant
Barbara has been a Special Education Advocate/Consultant since 1998. She consults with families and school systems on behalf of children with Special Needs throughout Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. Barbara understands the importance of active, reflective listening and wise, compassionate questioning. Her advocacy benefits children and adolescents who have Learning Disabilities, Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Depression, Attention-Hyperactivity-Disorders, or Social Pragmatics Communication deficits.
Her Special Education website is

In Addition
Since 2010, Barbara has been a volunteer mediator with the world-wide Communities For Restorative Justice program (C4RJ) which is an alternative to the criminal justice system.  Volunteers help adults and adolescents learn to make wise and skillful decisions rather than go to prison.  Barbara works with local communities and police in Concord, Littleton, Acton, Ayer, Groton, and Boxborough Massachusetts.

Barbara is proud to be the mother of 4 adult children and 9 grandchildren.