Kari Harendorf


Kari Harendorf is a C-IAYT and E-RYT 500 yoga teacher trainer, yoga therapist and educator, Reiki Master, and Ayurvedic health counselor. Kari merges physical and spiritual practice with health science to help her students achieve their highest levels of physical, intellectual, and emotional well-being. She formerly led 200-hour and 1000-hour trainings and Anatomy and Injury Prevention Workshops at Kripalu School of Yoga and Kripalu School of Ayurveda. She is also a Master Trainer of Urban Zen’s Integrative Therapy Program teaching Reiki, essential oils, yoga therapy, and nutrition to medical caregivers. For over a decade, Kari led teacher trainings and workshops with Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman of Yoga Shanti in New York City and Sag Harbor.

Kari's online platform, Kari&Co., has hundreds of on demand classes in yoga, pranayama, anatomy workshops, yoga therapy and Ayurveda. Her online studio hosts live classes so students can participate from the comfort of their own home while receiving personalized instruction. Kari's classes—designed to help students recognize the body’s inherent perfect design and innate desire to be healthy—are inspired by her teacher Nevine Michaan, founder of the Katonah Yoga Method. 

Kari is the founder of New York’s recently closed East Yoga Center studio and the former star of Animal Planet’s K9 Karma, where she famously merged her passion for yoga and dogs with a monthly “Doga” class. She has been featured in publications including Yoga Journal, The New York Times, Wall St. Journal, Real Simple and on television shows like The Martha Stewart Show, ABC News, and many more.

Kari lives in the mountains of Great Barrington, Massachusetts, with her partner, Eric, her three children, rescue dogs, goats, horses, chickens, and rabbits. She grew up in Toronto, Canada, and holds a BFA from the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU.

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