Karen Hansen CYT 500/Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist is Co-Owner at Samsara Yoga Center in Jamestown, NY. Karen recently moved to Jamestown from Buffalo, NY. She completed her formal studies of Yoga at the Himalayan Institute earning a 200 & 500 Hour Certificationas well as her Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist (AYS) Certification.
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.