A graduate of Clark University, Worcester, MA, Karen has been a body work and yoga practitioner for over 30 years. She trained at The Bancroft School of Massage, Worcester, MA and has completed hundreds of hours of advance body work (CORE Myofascial Therapy and Neuromuscular therapies) plus yoga training, with world renown teachers such as Judith Lasater and Ray Long. In 1998 she traveled to India to attend one of the largest and oldest religious festivals in the world; Kumbh Mela. Karen's yoga training focuses on the Science of Yoga; Iyengar based, Yoga for Health, Restorative and Yin Yoga. She received her Ayurvedic Bodywork training at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Lenox, MA, where she completed all that there was to offer. In 2014 she was invited to assist in the Ayurvedic Garshana Abhyanga training.
In 2012 she graduated from New World School of Ayurveda in Gorham Maine to become an Ayurvedic Practitioner and counselor. She is a professional member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) as well as the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA).