Richard Baimbridge came to China in 1999 as a journalist on assignment for Conde Nast Traveler, and soon after moved to Beijing to study tai chi full time. After two years, he moved to a remote Buddhist temple in the mountains near Tibet to learn martial arts from a Shaolin Master, where he ivied for a year before opening Wu Wei Center, the first school for yoga and martial arts in Mainland China.
Richard Baimbridge在1999年作為一名Conde Nast Traveler雜志的記者來到中國采訪，之后很快就搬到北京開始全身心的投入到學習太極。兩年后，他搬到一個靠近西藏非常偏僻的寺廟里跟隨以為少林大師學習武術一年多，隨后在中國大陸開設了第一家武術和瑜伽學院在云南叫做無畏中心。
Since then, Richard has been a pioneer in the development of Vinyasa Yoga, Anusara Yoga, AcroYoga and Thai Massage across Asia for more than ten years. Richard began practising Vinyasa yoga more than 15 years ago at Jiva Mukti in New York City and later assisted Duncan Wong at Y Plus, Shanghai. He then began to study with PURE Head Teacher Patrick Creelman, with whom he has now trained for the past six years. After serving as Senior Instructor at PURE Yoga, Shanghai, Richard recently left to become Head Teacher and Events Manager at Yi Yoga in Wuxi, Jiangsu.
此后，在過去的10年里 Richard老師一直作為中國流瑜伽，阿奴薩拉，飛行瑜伽和泰式按摩的倡導者，并同時在亞洲教學工作坊瑜伽大會等。Richard老師開始練習流瑜伽是15年前在紐約的Jiva Mukti隨后在上海的Yplus和Duncan Wong緊密合作了三年。之后他開始跟隨PURE瑜伽的創始人Patrick Creelman學習，在過去的六年里一直跟隨Patrick學習和進修。在擔任上海的PURE瑜伽的資深瑜伽老師之后，Richard老師現任江蘇無錫壹易瑜伽的老師總監和活動經理。
Richard received his AcroYoga certification in 2009, becoming the first person to share the practice in China. He has also spent several years studying Thai Massage with Gwyn Williams, world-renowned founder of ZenThai Shiatsu. Richard travels regularly, teaching workshops, teacher trainings and yoga festivals across Asia, creating community by sharing the joy of partner yoga and Thai Massage. His teaching style is highly challenging and deeply rooted in precise alignment techniques, as well as the conviction that yoga empowers us to transform our lives and reach our fullest potential. Richard also teaches Bikram, Hot Flow, Wall Rope & Restorative classes, all with a focus on mindful alignment and heart-connection, in fluent Mandarin & English.