Karen is a certified Yoga instructor who has been teaching in
County for the past 25+ years and has taught in
different local Yoga studios, health fitness centers, school systems, community
organizations, etc. She embraces the freedom of being a "Gypsy Yogini" . She has a passion for Yoga and is grateful and honored for the
opportunity to share her awareness on a personal basis in her local community. She envisions her purpose as a teacher is to guide students to discover their
own energy and personal freedom - to wake up what we have been given and to
allow it to evolve.
We honor the light within
Karen practices Ashtanga yoga. This style of yoga is characterized
by a focus on viṅyâsa, or a dynamic connecting posture, that creates a flow between
the more static traditional yoga postures. The viṅyâsa 'flow' is a variant of the Sun Salutation.
The whole practice is defined by a specific series of postures, always done in
the same order, combined with specific breathing patterns (ujjâyî breathing).
She is experienced in all levels of the Ashtanga System of Yoga she also
teaches Yoga Dance, Vinyasa Flow, Seniors, etc. She has completed the Vinyasa
Flow and Yoga Trance Dance Teacher trainings with Shiva Rea. She has also had
the honored privilege to study intensively and complete teacher training with
David Swenson. Karen has also received additional training from Yogi Shanti Desai, Krishna Das, and Doug Swenson,
David Dorian Ross, Baron Baptiste, etc.