Kimberly Carson

Kimberly Carson, MPH, - C-IAYT, E-RYT   is a yoga -therapist at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon. She codirects Mindful Yoga Professional Trainings for chronic pain and cancer as well as Yoga for Seniors teacher trainings. Kimberly coauthored studies at Duke University Medical Center, OHSU, and Kaiser Permanente using yoga and meditation for patients with chronic low-back pain, metastatic breast cancer pain, menopausal symptoms, fibromyalgia opioid-dependence and multiple sclerosis. In addition, Kimberly teaches Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and is certified in Kripalu Yoga, pre-natal Integral Yoga, Cardiac Yoga as taught by Nischala Devi, and Level 1 iRest®.


Upcoming Programs


  • Teaching Yoga to Seniors

    Like many Americans, older adults are increasingly drawn to yoga. This presents both an extraordinary opportunity and a serious challenge for yoga instructors.

  • Adapting Yoga Postures for Older Practitioners

    Kimberly Carson and Carol Krucoff have created a method to help yoga teachers learn how to skillfully adapt postures to suit the individual needs of older populations.