Karuna Erickson

Karuna is a Sanskrit word that means compassion. The style of yoga that I teach is grounded in and flows from the compassionate heart—compassion and kindness towards ourselves, each other, and our world. In 1970, I journeyed into the wilderness near the Yukon Territory for one year with my partner, Paul, and a life-changing book called Light on Yoga, by BKS Iyengar. Since then I’ve practiced yoga almost every day, and keep falling deeper and deeper in love with this ancient wisdom tradition.

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  • Robin Flynn   November 26, 2015

      Andrew Harvey

    "I have had the great good fortune of working with a true genius of yoga, Karuna Erickson, in developing a new system called Heart Yoga." - Andrew Harvey

  • Darcy Kopas   November 19, 2015

      Ripple effect to the world

    "Your inspiring, motivating, caring, thought provoking, fun, very knowledgable and energetic approach to Yoga brings a ripple effect to the world. I know that I am a much more grounded and positive person because of Yoga..."

  • Norah Burford   November 14, 2015

      Bali Yoga Retreat

    "This retreat has been the best thing that I could have done for myself.You are truly the soul of compassion and a poet of heart. The inspiration that you have provided was exactly what I was hoping for. It is the best possible gift that anyone can give themself. Thank you."---Sarah

  • Anie Boudreau   July 23, 2014

      Heart Community

    Karuna offers more than a Yoga practice, she offers a sense of community. Whether at a local class, a workshop, or retreat, practicing with Karuna feels like being home with family. I absolutely love Karuna's teachings and the compassionate space she offers. <3

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