Karen Prior Karen Prior, RYT
Owner Samatva Yoga LLC
Creator of Samatva Yoga, Mamaste Yoga® , Let'sPlayYoga® and Yoga for Freer Hips
Karen received her initial yoga teacher training in Houston, TX at Boustany Hatha Yoga Studios. Karen has since studied at The Center for Yoga of Seattle; at Kripalu; and Yogaville; has completed Levels 1 & 2 Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist Training; is certified to teach both the Radiant Child and Indigo Yoga programs to children; and holds certifications from Integral Yoga in Postpartum Yoga and Laughter Yoga.
 

Karen is an ACE certified Group Fitness Instructor and has completed training/certifications in pre/postnatal fitness through NDEITA, AFPA, AAFA and Mom's In Motion . Karen is the former owner/creator of Yoga for Women studio in Houston, Texas and the current owner/founder of Mamaste Yoga, a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School in Oklahoma City.

Karen draws from classical hatha, Kripalu and Integral traditions and is grateful to the teachers who have influenced her teaching and guided her studies: Judith Lasater, Robert Boustany, Doug Swenson, and Jyothi Larson.

 
Karen is a Registered Yoga Teacher (500 Hour E-RYT)and Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT) with the Yoga Alliance, a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, certified doula, a member of DONA and an accredited Breastfeeding Counselor with BreastfeedingUSA.
 
 
 
 
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