Yoga Instructor

Philosophy Statement:

“My classes are a synergy of different traditions, instructed at an unhurried pace, with great emphasis on alignment and breath. My teaching is expressive and joyful, creating a lighthearted atmosphere where students of all levels can explore their own abilities.”


Karen graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in Religion, the concentration of her studies in Hindu and Buddhist Philosophies. She has been practicing and teaching YOGA for over 20 years. Karen started her YOGA journey studying the alignment-based systems of Iyengar and Anusara and later introduced to the flow practices of Ashtanga and Vinyasa. She continued her studies for many years under the guidance of Richard Freeman. She has traveled extensively to study with internationally renowned teachers. Karen still studies with Iyengar and Vinyasa teachers and travels periodically to Thailand to study with Richard. She holds the YOGA ALIANCE E500 designation; this higher certification allows Karen to offer teacher training’s.