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Karen Sprute Francovich


Karen Sprute-Francovich, M.A., E-RYT 500, Anusara CATT (Certified Advanced Teacher Trainer) was caught by the current of Yoga in 1972 at the age of 16. 44 years later she is still in love with Yoga’s beauty and power. She began teaching in the Iyengar style of Yoga in 1986. In 1995 she met John Friend and resonated immediately with the philosophy and practices of Anusara and in 2001 she became a Certified Anusara Yoga teacher. Karen is currently serving as co-chair on the curriculum committee for the Anusara School of Hatha Yoga and has been writing and refinement of the Anusara Teacher Training Curricula at both the 200 and 300 hour level. She teaches Immersions, Teacher Trainings and Advanced Teacher Trainings at her studio in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho which is a dedicated Anusara Studio with 7 excellent teachers, all of whom teach Anusara Yoga.

Karen’s two main aims in terms of teaching include:

Teaching, inspiring, motivating and mentoring other teachers.

Inspiring – via her teaching –  a “return to the body”, an awakening of the Shakti of embodiment via imagery theme and poetry.

Karen is a writer and lover of poetry and prose, a dedicated meditator, a mother of two amazing sons, and the lucky partner to her long-time husband Chris. She thrives on stories, nearness to water, swimming and hiking.


Upcoming ATT Events:

  • Teaching Pranayama – An ATT Required Module – (12 ATT Curriculum hours); February 3 – 5, 2017; Coeur d’Alene ID
  • Teaching Retreat Practices – An ATT Elective Module – (24 ATT Curriculum hours); Includes a 3 Day Retreat at N-Sid-Sen Retreat Center on Lake Coeur d’Alene; –– April 13 – 16(Easter Sunday), 2017
  • Sequencing – An ATT Required Module – (12 ATT Curriculum hours) June 2 – 4, 2017Coeur d’Alene ID

Contact Info:

e-mail – karen@gardenstreetyoga.net

Website: gardenstreetyoga.net