Karen began practicing yoga in 2004 as a way to integrate a healthy balance of movement and stillness into her life. Today, she delivers this balance to her students through studio classes in New York City, global yoga retreats, corporate classes, and private sessions in yoga. Her initial training was at Kula Yoga Project in New York City under the direction of Schuyler Grant and Nikki Vilella, with additional influences from Aarona Ganesan, Anya Porter, Nikki Costello, and Erin Dudley. Her teaching of restorative yoga has been inspired by Abby Paloma and Anamargaret Sanchez, and her teaching of pranayama has been inspired by Genny Kapuler. She weaves energy, fluidity, play, stillness, and tons of hands-on assists into her teaching, and blends a strong, internal metronome with the precision and alignment of Iyengar foundations.
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