A while back, I was a driven and over-worked business owner juggling my work, family and life and had completely lost sight of feeling grounded and centered. Realising I hadn’t had a family holiday for 12 years without taking my business with me, I finally booked my first ever yoga retreat in Thailand to clear my head and get perspective.
That week deeply affected everything on a physical, mental and emotional level. My body became more toned, strong and flexible and I felt energised and composed. Stressful situations became easier to manage and I began to sleep better… my relationship with myself shifted.
Yoga Allowed Me to Connect to Who I Really Was.
I trained ballet intensively from a young age and became a professional. When I changed careers, I closed that door as the past was the past and I needed to move on. When I started practicing yoga in Thailand, I felt like I had finally come home – 20 years later. It was the most natural feeling in the world. I loved reconnecting to my body, it was where I felt the most present. I had come full-circle.
I was certain that there were many people like me who on the outside were very skillful in juggling their family, career and life but were secretly struggling. I knew I could help them have a better life through yoga.
I returned to Thailand, completed my teacher training, sold my company and became a professional yoga teacher. I continue to invest in and regularly attend further yoga education programmes in teacher training, pranayama (breathing) and meditation.
My background as a professional ballet dancer, teacher and business owner plus being a wife, mother of 3 sons and living in a foreign country all contribute to my strength as a teacher, allowing me to help clients that are looking for a way to integrate balance into their busy lives.
I’m fascinated by the nuances in the body and how it’s able to move based on what’s going on in the mind and I love seeing the external and internal transformation my clients experience. It’s subtle at first but the shifts are significant and huge.
You don’t need the latest trendy fitness programme, the perfect yoga studio, the coolest gear or a mass of other people around you to spur you on. You just need ONE person who shows up for you, who meets you exactly where you are, who provides a trusting space and supports your individual needs. ONE person who teaches you the skills to feel more grounded, calm, strong and at peace so you can become more focused and allow your true essence to shine through.
It’s a journey and it’s as honest as it gets.
Hi, I’m Karen.
Allow Me To Help You Connect To Who You Truly Are.