Bill Raup is the founder of Power Yoga Works established in 1998 in the heart of Chester County in Malvern, PA. Bill has been named one of the “Area’s Best Yoga Instructors” by Philadelphia Magazine. Bill’s studios also have been awarded “Best of Philly” for yoga by Philadelphia Magazine. Bill‘s sense of humor, inspiration, and fun approach to power vinyasa yoga has attracted thousands of students to Power Yoga Works. Bill also is currently and has been a personal trainer for over 25 years and uses that fitness experience in his unique style of power yoga and yoga with weights classes. Bill has been a certified senior Baptiste teacher and master teacher since 2000 and has studied with Baron Baptiste since 1995. Grounded in faith and honor, Bill is committed to helping and encouraging others grow in their own personal journey.
Bill also is certified to teach ashtanga yoga by Beryl Bender Birch, director of The Hard and The Soft Ashtanga Yoga Institute In New York. In addition, he holds Yoga Alliance’s 500 hour Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher designation for teaching yoga. Power Yoga Works is a Yoga Alliance Registered Power Yoga Teaching School. Bill leads teacher certification programs throughout the year at the Pennsylvania studio.
When away from his studio, he enjoys spending time with his wife Dawn, 2 children and 3 grandchildren along with his faithful bernese mountain dog Jake and rescue berner Hopey.