Karen has always led an active life style. Exercise along with a healthy diet has always been a priority. Karen started exploring/practicing Yoga in 2006 and her journey brought her to Yoga Body Shop in 2010. After her first class she was hooked. Karen is continuing to learn and grow. She has participated in Assist & Align level 1 and Level 2 at Yoga Body Shop in 2012 & 2013 and has completed Baptiste Art of Assisting Workshop in Rochester of 2013. In January 2014 she began mentoring with Ron Sambursky assisting and co-teaching on class a week at the Yoga Body Shop. In February of 2015 completed the Power Development Yoga Teacher Training Program at Yoga Body Institute and is a 200 Registered Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance. In September of 2016, Karen started the 300 RYT Power Development Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga Body Institute. In December 0f 2017 will be 500 RYT with the Yoga Alliance. She has also completed Baptiste Level 1 & 2 and is working on her Baptiste certification. She now teaches 5 days a week at Yoga Body Shop. Her personal, spiritual and physical growth have been apparent and completely contagious. Yoga has taught Karen to step out of her comfort zone both on and off her mat and it is that reason she wants to share with others that anything is possible! Her journey and growth continues powerfully!