Karen Ward-Kaplan PsyD, RYT 1000, IAYT karenkaplan@mac.com, owner of Healing Art of Integrative Therapies, has her Masters in Integrative Therapies & holds advanced certifications in Kinesthetic Myofascial Integration & Yoga Therapies. She teaches yoga & mind-body health & awareness workshops for corporations & at private clients. Karen enjoys working with individuals of all ages, including those who have mental health issues, physical injuries, joint pain, disabilities, neurological & autoimmune diseases.  Using techniques from numerous traditions of yoga, and her studies in physical therapy & KMI, Karen engenders healing through hands on work as well as creates personal practices & classes focused on building core strength, discovering the power of the breath & developing proper physical alignment. Through intentional movement, clients’ are able to quiet the mind & often discover a deeper knowledge of the self as well as a recognition of how they deal with others & the world around them. Karen finds the practice of yoga to be profound in transforming the body & the Spirit.