Karina grew up on the sunny beaches of Miami and in 2006 made her move north to Jacksonville where she had her first real experience with yoga. She took a Sunday community class at Lululemon where MBody Yoga owner and instructor Mark White was teaching. She was instantly hooked by the strength, love, and joy that she felt after each class.
After two years of growing through a dedicated practice, Karina took the next step and completed MBody Yoga’s Teacher Certification Program in September of 2009. She has continued her training by attending Level One Training with Baron Baptiste in June 2010. In 2011, she completed the Advanced Teacher Training Program with Mark White and in March of 2012 Karina completed Baron Baptiste’s Level 2 Training and is currently working on her Baptiste certification.
Through yoga, Karina has found the confidence to accept whatever life throws her way and has strengthen her relationships. Through the studio, she has meet amazing people who are now a part of her life. She has also learned to have compassion for all, and most importantly, herself.