Karen Hansen CYT 200 is the founder and instructor at Sun Moon Yoga. Karen recently moved to Jamestown from Buffalo, NY with her husband, Steve, and their three dogs to the beautiful Forest Heights neighborhood. She completed her formal studies of Yoga at the Himalayan Institute earning a 200- Hour Certification. She continues her formal studies and will earn her Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist (AYS) Certification in May of 2016 and will begin her 500 Yoga Teacher Certification Training in October of 2016.
A yoga practioner since 2001, Karen began teaching in 2010. In addition to private clients, classes, and volunteer work, she teaches Lakeside Yoga at the Chautauqua Institution during the summer season. She also regularly attends classes and workshops to hone technique and increase her body of knowledge, most recently she attended Radiant Body – Empowered Mind with Sandra Anderson and Yoga and Meditation for Anxiety and Depression with Athalie Joy, PhD.