Karen Cairns is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance at the 500 hour level (E-RYT 500, YACEP). At age 56, in 2001, she began practicing Ashtanga with Authorized Level 2 teacher, Laura Spaulding, as well as being a direct student of Shri K. Pattabhi Jois for six years (spanning 2002 - 2008). Karen continues to study every year in Mysore, India, at the Shri K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute with R. Sharath Jois. She was Authorized Level 1 in April 2010. Karen is also a retired nurse and environmental educator.
Karen Cairns is currently not instructing any classes.