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Karina Ayn Mirsky

Karina Ayn Mirsky, MA, ERYT, is a lineaged Yoga Educator and Inner Systems Therapist. She is the founder of Yoga Mindset Coaching and the best-selling author of Make a Difference and Make a Living Teaching Yoga.


The director of Sangha Yoga Institute, she began teaching yoga in 1998, and training teachers in 2004. She holds a MA in East/West Psychology and has served as an adjunct professor of Yoga Studies at two universities. As a survivor of trauma, illness and injury, Karina is a wise and compassionate guide in the classroom. In 2008, Yoga Journal named her one of "21 Top Famous Yoga Teachers shaping the future of yoga in America.”


Karina is anti-racist and advocates for people with disabilities. She aims to center the experience of marginalized students, as well as offer accessible and inclusive programs. Karina co-founded a grant funded YTT for BIPOC & LGBTQ+ students in Kalamazoo, and teaches about cultural appropriation and abuse of power in the Western yoga industry. She also facilitates a support group for those who have been harmed in yoga communities.


Karina contributes to Insight Timer meditation app and has been featured in numerous publications. She also graced the December 2012 cover of Yoga International. Find some of her articles, online content, and popular Yoga Nidra CD on her website.


When Karina is not cuddled up with her two cats, she presents in YTT programs and conferences, trains Yoga Mindset Coaches from around the world, and sees private clients.


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