Karen Verechia is a certified and registered yoga alliance instructor through the Asheville Yoga Center. Originally from New Jersey, Karen has lived on Hilton Head Island for 23 years. Known for her passionate and inspirational style of teaching, she blends the vigorous hatha flow with concise alignment and provides individualized attention with specific exercise modifications. Continuing her education this past year in Costa Rica, she attended a Thai Yoga Certification Retreat. Karen also teaches a college course in yoga at USCB and enjoys sharing the yoga experience with her university students. Integrating her love of the outdoors with teaching yoga classes, she now has classes on the beach, by the lagoons and in the parks both on and off this lovely island. Karen brings an athletic background, an artistic spirit and a desire to balance effort with ease on and off the yoga mat. Karen is certified to instruct group and private sessions in all forms of yoga - power, vinyasa flow, gentle, hot, beginner's, prenatal and teen. She teaches with love, laughter and acceptance, emphasizing breath, alignment and body awareness. Karen's teaching style is fun, laid-back and challenging, yet accessible to all.