Meet the Team

  • Instructor,Karen, demonstrating a yoga posture
  • Karen

    500hr Yoga Certified, IIN Certified Health Coach


    Karen uses her own passion for yoga, fitness, and the idea that food is medicine to help her clients find more strength, power, ease and joy in their daily lives. Karen’s wellness journey started about 10 years ago, when after the birth of her second child, she started practicing yoga in her living room in the early morning hours while her infant looked on. Karen completed her 200 hour teacher training through YogaWorks in February of 2012 and received her 500 hour RYT in December 2015, studying under world-renowned yoga instructor Natasha Rizopoulos. It didn’t take long for her to fall in love with yoga for both it’s physical and mental benefits.


  • Further Yoga, Instructor,Devito
  • Ruth

    500hr Yoga Certified, Sivananda Yoga Certified


    Ruth's mission is to help guide her students toward finding strength in their bodies and peace within their hearts. Ruth loves to take her students to their edges jon this journey toward healing, self-acceptance, surrender and empowerment. Reaching each student in her class with her warm, nurturing, funny and compassionate style. Take a class with Ruth and experience her enthusiasm for the practice for yourself.
    Ruth got certified as an RYT-200hr teacher in 2013 has been teaching regularly ever since. She received her training at Yoga South in Boca Raton, Florida under James Kigar and Judy Weaver. She also completed a 200-hour training in Sivananda yoga. Ruth completed her 500 hour teacher training at The Asheville Yoga Center in September 2019.


  • Katina Turner, Instructor at Further Yoga
  • Katina

    Producer, Stylist, Entrepreneur


    Katina Turner learned from an early age that cotton and cashmere are equally important in a women’s wardrobe, a pair of heels should have the same heft as a pair of flip flops & eye cream is a necessity. That sharp sense of style runs in the family as Katina’s mother worked for cosmetics giant Estee Lauder and her father worked for Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City and often reported the latest fashion trends on television. At the dinner table little Katina learned to pronounce Balenciaga and that good moisturizer is a must