You Should Know Her: Jacki Carr and Mary Beth LaRue


JackiCarr.Headshot Jacki Carr is a goal coach, brand consultant and a newlywed. You can find her building her new digs in Denver, Colorado making friends, exploring breweries and camping with her man and two pups all over the Rocky Mountains. Her coaching style includes 80’s music, real + honest conversations and true connection to your most powerful and whole self.

Jacki has been coaching goals since 2009 and has a true passion for a microphone, inspiring others to live it really big and holding them accountable. She speaks to being more human inspired by the likes of Brene Brown, Susanne Conrad and Marti Carr (yep, her Mama).

She has worked brand & culture with companies such as: Wildfire, Swenyo, Facebook, Seek Retreat, TOMS, Yoga Journal, & Wanderlust Festival.

She is honored to be an ambassador for: Imagine1Day, Tiny Devotions, and Folk Rebellion.


10926222_711419038977514_2169663219346341524_n Mary Beth LaRue is a yoga teacher, writer, and lover of avocados, homemade chai tea, and hip hop. She’s an Iowa girl living blissfully in Venice Beach with her husband and their lovable English bulldog, Rosy. You’ll find her riding her bike, going to the farmers’ market, and taking roadtrips with her fam. Whether it’s through a sweaty yoga practice, a gratitude meditation, or a conversation over coffee about life goals, her mission is to lead people toward their bliss. Sustainable, fulfilling, ohmygodilovemylife bliss.

During her journey of teaching yoga for almost a decade, she’s traveled the world teaching professional cyclists yoga, she’s shared a stage with Michael Franti and even designed custom yoga programs for rehabilitation centers, homeless shelters and the Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles. She truly believe in the power of connection – vulnerable, raw and real – and believes our most powerful and potent practice happens off of our yoga mat.

In 2013 she was named one of the top yoga instructors in Los Angeles by Rate Your Burn. Her classes and retreats have been featured in the Huffington post, National Geographic Traveler, Origin and LA Yoga. In recognition of her work, she’s been named an ambassador of lululemon athletica, Stronger Faster Healthier, Manduka and Tiny Devotions.

1401726571034 Name: Jacki Carr and Mary Beth LaRue
Occupation: Co-Founders of Rock Your Bliss
Twitter Handle: @blisscrafting, @jackicarr, @marybethlarue

What are three words that best describe you?

Jacki: Confident, driven and fun.
Mary Beth: Creative, connected and organized.

Tell us why you’re awesome in two sentences or less.

Jacki: There was something about the age of thirty that granted me permission to own my awesome. I got clear that my leadership belief about the world is that I belong and you belong here, and now with unique gifts to contribute to the life game. When I operate from that space, this girl is on fire. It is a true practice.
Mary Beth: Gratitude comes easily to me and I thrive in connection.

What are your three biggest indulgences?

Jacki: Red wine, book clubs and camping trips where that WiFi is WEAK!
Mary Beth: Wine, bubblebaths and Apple products.

What’s currently your favorite…

Restaurant: Uncle, Uno Mas, Sweet Action and Scopa
Food: Mexican and a giant salad from Greens Up
Cocktail: Moscow Mule and Tequila Gimlet
Shopping destination/store: Nordstrom and Free People
Fashion item: Teysha Boots and Madewell Transport Tote
Place to hangout: The rocky mountains and the ocean
City: Denver and Los Angeles
Travel item: A great book and an iPad mini
Beauty product: Simple Studs Amethyst earrings and Tarte lip Stain in Envy
Skincare product: M. Steves Moisturizer and Rose Hip Seed Oil
Hostess gift: Wine and a big bouquet of unique flowers
Home décor item: Cool experiential pieces from travel, like a yarn painted cow skull from Sayulita and woven dish towels from Ethiopia.
Book: Rising Strong by Brene Brown and Bringing Yoga to Life by Donna Farhi
Website: Facebook and The Huffington Post
Magazine: Outside Magazine and Glamour

What’s the ONE thing you absolutely can’t live without?

Jacki: Warning, newlywed answer: my lumbersexual stud of a husband!
Mary Beth: Sunshine.

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Jacki: Honestly, I don’t like when I can hear people swallow next to me. Someone gulping a slushy might be my worst nightmare. So weird, right? And my big world pet peeve is people not realizing their incredible gifts. You are unique and you have something rad to offer, don’t be stingy.
Mary Beth: People who don’t walk their talk.

If you could have dinner with anyone (living or not) who would it be?

Jacki: Eleanor Roosevelt and/or Desmond Tutu.
Mary Beth: Byron Katie.

What does it mean to you to have a strong, engaging brand and how has having one helped you?

Jacki: To have a strong engaging brand is to be in emotional connection and bonded with your audience. When you own a company named Rock Your Bliss, you actually have to rock your bliss. Having a strong brand holds me accountable to the values, vision and mission Mary Beth and I co-created! You get real honest, real fast.
Mary Beth: Having a brand that feels like a creative extension of your personality. It’s a place where I express myself fully and enjoy reinventing.

What is your #1 tip for fellow women entrepreneurs?

Jacki: There is no such thing as perfect, start today. I mean, right now.
Mary Beth: Hustle but remain true to YOU. Authenticity wins.




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5. Rising Strong by Brene Brown
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6. Teysha Peace Boots
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7. Ecote Kendall Panama Hat
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