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Proving it is never too late to learn or to change your life, my mission is to help you take time for yourself and find the light within. This is exactly what my practice has brought to me. I have quieted my life down significantly despite the hustle and bustle of living in NYC. I have worked through grief, injury, low self-esteem, and more. I am a forever student that honors the light. Being busy is not an achievement. Taking time to listen to your true self is.

By offering the healing modalities that have worked for me, yoga, meditation, and pranayama breathwork, I guide my classes and hold space for clients to help them find self-love, move stagnant energy blocks, and quiet the chatter of the mind. This enables us to find confidence, inner strength, and self-love.

Register for my signature Morning Glow (Gentle Flow) classes, which are held weekly in Chelsea (New York City) or a monthly Breathwork Circle. In addition I offer private yoga and breathwork sessions to advance your practice, work with your schedule, and to deepen your self-healing. Privates are available via SKYPE as well. Read my manifesto: I Am A Full Time Soul to see how my journey on this healing path has helped me. 

About Me

A self-proclaimed workaholic, Karen discovered that yoga provided a relief from the daily grind and helped her gain a new found belief in herself. She bounced around from yoga class to yoga class for about 10 years until in 2009 a horrible hand injury prevented her from practicing. It took a year of painful occupational therapy to get the use of her hand back and an another three years before she could practice yoga again. Once she returned to the mat in 2013 she never looked back. Starting over was difficult but it renewed her love for yoga and the respect for the physical body to heal and rebuild. In 2016, at the age of 44, she joined yoga teacher training at YogaWorks. Through deepening her practice with breathwork and meditation, she was also able to heal deep seated grief, connect with her true core, find the strength to leave the corporate world and start her own business, as well as tap into self-love and empowerment to fully commit to her passions. In addition to her healing practices, Karen still nurtures her love of sewing, knitting, and vintage fashion. She is the owner of Bobbins and Bombshells.  

Certifications:

RYT-200 YogaWorks with Heather Seagraves

Breathwork HT1 with Erin Telford 

Breathwork HT1-3 with David Elliott

Volunteer Work:

Shape-Up NYC.  Beginner Yoga / Asser Levy Recreation Center. Weekly Thursdays 12 noon-1:15pm. FREE.