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By Hilary Brich, RYT®

Oct 20, 2018


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Educational Categories

  • Techniques, Training & Practice
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle & Ethics

Associated With

  • Meadowlark Yoga
  • Yoga Alliance Professionals
  • The Anatomical Society
  • Sweaty Betty Edinburgh

Karen Breneman Kirkness

Yoga anatomy in living colour

First Verified Feb 2017

First Registered Apr 2012 Teacher Profile

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About Karen Breneman Kirkness

Karen started practicing yoga while at university in Florida, in 1999. She first studied with Pattabhi Jois in 2003. Since then, she has studied Ashtanga vinyasa yoga as well as restorative techniques to prepare the body for the rigours of dynamic yoga practice. She holds Masters degrees in Fine Art and Human Anatomy from the University of Edinburgh. Karen is founder of Meadowlark Yoga, based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Karen is fascinated by the gross and subtle design principles that underpin modern postural yoga practice.Using a range of innovative teaching techniques, such as life drawing and body painting, Karen offers unparalleled instruction in her Anatomy for Yoga trainings perfect for anyone interested in the connection between sacred geometry, anatomy, and yoga.

Karen's approach to yoga breaks down advanced postures into their constituent spiral patterns fo safe and effective progression.

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