Karen Schwartz is a New York State licensed master social worker and certified Yoga therapist and meditation teacher with more than 20 years of experience facilitating mind-body integration with individuals and groups. She has utilized her unique, holistic approach with people coping with eating disorders, cancer, depression, anxiety, and healing from trauma, as well as with people seeking general personal growth and expansion.
Karen holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service, and a postgraduate certificate in Contemplative Clinical Practice from Smith College School of Social Work. She is a certified Yoga teacher and therapist with advanced training from White Lotus Yoga Foundation, and an OM Yoga Center certified meditation teacher. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the International Association of Yoga Therapists. She is also a freelance writer who has written for publications including Fit Yoga and Yoga Therapy in Practice.