MDiv. MSW CPC is a best-selling author, singer, healer, teacher, life coach, musician, activist and mom. Karen holds 2 Master's degrees - a Master of Social Work, as well as a Master of Divinity, in addition to studying multi-cultural philosophy and music at Binghamton University, and then indigenous culture, music and esoteric spirituality in West Africa, Ireland, and across North America.
Karen began singing before she could speak and became deeply connected with devotional practices and a profound love of the Divine from a young age - which lead her to meditation, psychology, mantra, shamanism, yoga, energy healing, sound healing, ancient wisdom practices and deep love of the earth & of the Divine Mother. Seva means Divine Service - and this has been Karen's life path.
For nearly 20 years, Karen has been immersed in the multidisciplinary spiritual, self-help, and psychological fields. In addition to holding 2 Masters degrees, Karen is a Certified Professional Life Coach, Naam Yoga Teacher, Harmonyum Practitioner, Reiki Master and mother of two. She has combined these disciplines to form a unique approach to working with individuals, families and groups to assist them in finding their voice, accessing their highest potential and doing the greatest good for the world.
Across the country, Karen has performed music concerts, taught yoga, classes & workshops, in addition to coaching & consulting with individuals, couples, families and groups. She has pioneered several children’s music & coping skills programs in conjunction with churches, schools, and grant-funded early childhood intervention programs. Karen is the founder of “Sing the World Awake!” - a motivational music, movement & yoga program for children of all ages. She has conducted children's concerts for the Dalai Lama, for the Agape Spiritual Center, for native elders as well as spiritual leaders from around the world. Karen is also the Founder of the International Children's Day event - "Children Sing for the Future" - which unites the children of the world in song for the healing of the Earth and for world peace.
In addition, she was part of the organizing team for the 2015 & 2017 Naam Yoga Superclasses, which united more than 400,000 people across the world practicing Yoga for World Peace. Karen's new book, "The Awakening World: The Return of the Divine Feminine" was released in January of 2017.
Karen's life work is to inspire people to be the best versions of themselves, to be a Blessing to all those we meet - and to use words and music to transform people's hearts and minds. Karen is dedicated to our youth and the consciousness and transformation that is needed by society in order for our next generations to thrive.
In her work with healing, transformation and personal empowerment, Karen has found that the power of Love is the strongest force in the universe, the sweetest remedy and the greatest teacher - making the impossible possible, creating the greatest miracles and bringing happiness to life.