We Are Special


Our Mission

 Helping everyBODY live better in their  Body!


Your success is our GOAL

We are a student centered  studio.  This is your practice and we are here to help you find your center. Let us help you embody your body, tap into your mind and feel your spirit grow.


Join Our Growing Community

We are  here  To  help nourish  YOUR BODY, MIND and SPIRIT!

About Us

We are part of the SilverSneaker® Flex Community of Fitness providers.

SilverSneaker®️ Provider

Calling  all  SilverSneakers®️  We  are here  for  you!

Yoga Tune Up® certified

The Only Certified Yoga Tune Up ®️Instructor in the Western North Carolina

A  bio mechanic  approach  to  Yoga.  Helping  everyBODY listen,  feel  and  understanding  their BODY.

Teaching Is My Passion!


Meet Karen

Karen was born to teach. Many call her an Edu-Trainer. Her unique teaching style keeps her students captivated, motivated and engaged.  Her passion is “Helping everyBODY live better in their BODY.”

    Her background teaching dance, judging, coaching and choreographing gymnastics gives her a unique perspective, knowledge and understanding of  body movement.


Karen Excells At Teaching

Karen has been practicing and instructing Yoga for more than a decade and is recognized as an Experienced Yoga Instructor with more than  500 hour Yoga Alliance Certification. Her area of yoga concentration is Therapeutically-Oriented Yoga. These studies make her  well equipped to address a multitude of health related issues. She recently completed a 70 hour certification in Yoga Tune-Up®️ which is a bio mechanical approach to learning yoga.


Karen Is A Life Long Learner

Karen attended the Governor’s school of North Carolina, graduated from The Washington School of the Ballet,  went to Birmingham Southern College on a dance scholarship and graduated with a degree in  Elementary Education. She taught dance and  elementary school until her retirement from Fort Bend ISD in 2008. In 2009 She started teaching SilverSneakers®️classes. 

Karen currently teaches at The Fitness Connection on Monday and Wednesday and Haywood Regional Fitness Center on Tuesday and Thursday. Come embody your body!

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Yoga By Karen

60 South Main Street, Waynesville, North Carolina 28786, United States

(828) 476-0179




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Yoga By Karen

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