Karen Henry

Karen Henry

About Karen Henry

Karen Henry is an Associate Editor at LA YOGA who volunteers in a variety of capacities for nonprofit organizations and artists around Los Angeles. She practices yoga as a counterbalance to her daily impact sports and is a mother of four grown children who also practice yoga . Now, she's working on teaching yoga and joy of life to the grandkids!

Sundance 2019: Diversity Meets Wellness

Sundance: Film's Winter Wonderland Amidst the snowy mountains and crisp air of Park City and surrounding towns in Utah, Sundance Film Festival brings throngs who support and admire independent filmmaking every Winter. The 2019 festival proved a banner year for female participation, diversity of subject matter, and sales of women-led films for distribution. Inclusiveness at [...]

By | February 9th, 2019|Film|0 Comments

Sharkwater Extinction

Sharkwater Extinction Shares Rob Stewart's Ocean Activism Rob Stewart graced this earth with his passion, gentleness, intelligence, beauty, and compassion on land, in the ocean -- and also on the big screen. He was a filmmaker, activist, biologist, and famously a friend to sharks. Rob was at one with sharks of all kinds, equally comfortable [...]

By | January 31st, 2019|Film|0 Comments

Avicii: True Stories The Documentary

Avicii: True Stories Directed by Levan Tsikurishvili Obscurity, success, fame, burn out, suicide. I’m not talking about the fictional A Star is Born but about Avicii: True Stories, one smart, slightly obscure documentary. You may know Avicii as a mega famous DJ. You may know he died too soon at the age of 28 in [...]

By | December 14th, 2018|Film|0 Comments

Urban Yoga Center at Desert AIDS Project in Palm Springs

Urban Yoga Aligns with Desert AIDS Project Kristin Olson’s Urban Yoga in Palm Springs has long been a beacon of yogic community through classes, workshops, gatherings, fundraisers, and more. For example, Kristin and the team have sponsored Urban Teen Yoga at Palm Springs High School for PE credit for 20 years. And Kristin initiated discounted [...]

By | December 1st, 2018|Studios|0 Comments

Rivalries and Revelries Create Drama in the Film Science Fair

Science Fair is a joyous affair. This film (directed by the award-winners Cristina Costantini and Darren Foster) showcases an international competition where it truly appears to be an honor just to be nominated. “If you’re there to just win the prize, you’re missing the point of Science Fair,” says Robbie, one of the enthusiastic and [...]

By | November 23rd, 2018|Film|0 Comments

An Epic Free Solo Captured on Film

Free Solo: Gripping Rocks & Gripping to Watch Rock climbing has significant history in California, specifically in the Yosemite Valley. Not surprisingly, one of our own has taken the sport to new heights. Alex Honnold free solo climbed the prestigious 3,200-foot wall face of the El Capitan mountain in Yosemite in 2017, as documented in [...]

By | October 4th, 2018|Film|0 Comments

Pick of the Litter Follows Adorable Guide Dogs in Training

Potential Guide Dog Puppies are Adorable in Pick of the Litter If you love dogs and/or humanitarian causes, here is a must-see film that combines both. Pick of the Litter (directed by Don Hardy Jr and Dana Nachman) is a behind-the-scenes documentary about the preparation of guide dogs to serve the blind. Compared to the [...]

By | August 17th, 2018|Film|0 Comments

Nicholas Petricca: Rockstar Yogi

Nicholas Petricca at Kundalini Yoga By The Sea. Photo by Samir Janjua. WALK THE MOON’s frontman Nicholas Petricca talks death, breath, and his new studio Kundalini Yoga By The Sea You might recognize the lyrics and the catchy dance tunes of massive hits including “Shut Up and Dance” (“She said, ‘Oh oh oh, [...]

By | July 10th, 2018|artists & musicians|0 Comments

YogaSlackers and Slacklining

YogaSlackers I took a lesson from YogaSlackers at Wanderlust Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe several years ago. YogaSlackers is a group of roving slackliners who live the outdoor adventure life. They also teach yoga poses on slacklines. Co-founded by Jason Magness and Sam Salwei in 2005, YogaSlackers has a roster of 138 teachers who have [...]

By | July 10th, 2018|Cross Training|0 Comments

Slacklining as a Moving Meditation

Walk the Line: Slacklining If you’ve ever thought about running off to join the circus to enjoy the thrill of walking a tightrope like a Wallenda, you might be intrigued by the outdoor sport of slacklining. It is a challenging practice accessible to beginners that offers a method for connecting mental focus, breath, and embodied practice. [...]

By | July 10th, 2018|Cross Training|0 Comments