Karen Rider, E-RYT 500 came to the practice of yoga over 20 years ago seeking relief from sports injuries and back pain. She quickly discovered the transformative healing powers of yoga and began her journey of traveling around the country to train and learn from some of the top yoga masters in the world in the Iyengar, Ashtanga, Anusara and Vinyasa traditions, as well as with meditation, philosophy ,and Ayurveda scholars. She continues to deepen her studies in all realms of yoga with an emphasis on the the therapeutic aspects of the practice. She fully believes that healing comes from within, incorporating all the limbs of yoga and holistic health.
Lynne Dominick is a holistic agent for change. She is a lightworker and personal growth strategist devoted to being of service to women who are tired of chasing a feeling to find something better and hungry to make a difference in their lives. Lynne launched her business, Kismet Alchemy, to serve those who share her core values of holistic wellness, positive living and giving back. She works with clients through one-on-one coaching and group workshops providing a road map to enlightenment and self-awareness.
While working in the stressful environments of advertising and finance, I started a yoga practice that benefitted my mind as much as my body. In 2005 I received my 200-Hour yoga teacher certification and began to set aside time for my practice wherever I was in the world and found I was able to more fully experience places like Nepal, Cambodia, South Africa and Australia. As a Well-Being Travel Specialist, certified through The Travel Institute, leading wellness travelers on a healthy getaways is fulfilling and energizing for all.