Karen Miscall-Bannon is a senior hatha Yoga teacher. She is Yoga Alliance-certified at the 200-and 500-hour levels in Embodyoga® and at the E-RYT 500-hour level by Yoga Alliance since 2003. She began leading trainings at Newington Yoga Center in CT in 2009. She is also an IAYT-certified Yoga Therapist and has worked on their exam-writing committee. Karen is currently program director at Mindful Yoga Therapy, a non-profit dedicated to bringing trauma-sensitive yoga to veterans and other populations suffering with Post-Traumatic Stress. MYT offers trainings for teachers as well as resources for students.
Karen is currently located in Northern CA, where she teaches classes, workshops, and leads 100- 200- and 300-hour Yoga Alliance-certified Hatha Yoga teacher training programs in the greater Sacramento area. She leads workshops and trainings around the world, including Thailand, Europe, and India.
Karen has extensive knowledge of anatomy, with a passion for yoga therapeutics, stemming from her bodywork practice of over 20 years. Karen brings a deep love of yoga and yoga philosophy to her teaching, and she is known for being able to make abstract concepts accessible to her students. She gratefully brings what she has learned from her teachers and her own practice to her students, to assist them in deepening their awareness of body and mind through the practices of yoga.