Wellness Professional, Life-Style Coach
Yoga and Wellness with Kim Zen



Kim studied at one of the nation's best known and respected mind body education centers - Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health - in Lennox, Mass. Kim is a Kripalu Yoga Teacher at the 500 hour-Professional level and is certified in Hatha Yoga and Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga. Kim is recognized by Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 500 (Experienced - Registered Yoga Teacher) with over 5000 hours of teaching experience.

Kim has led workshops in studios and corporate settings such as: "Breathing Exercises for Respiratory Health" "Yoga for your Type" and "Recipes for Success with the Colorado Cleanse".

Kim is a Certified Wellness Coach through Wellcoaches Corp. and Ayurvedic Life-Style Counselor. She is the director of teacher training at Shanti Yoga School where she leads 200 & 500-hour teacher trainings.  Shanti Yoga School is a Yoga Alliance registered program. 

Kim has studied numerous disciplines from both Yoga and Meditation traditions for more than two decades and been quoted or featured in several local articles on Yoga and Wellness (see links below). 

Kim and husband, Marc enjoy traveling. They visited India, spending time at an ashram in Rishikesh and in an ayurvedic retreat center in the Kerala region.  To read more about the world renowned spa-style retreat centers in Kerala, see the link below to the Yoga Journal article:  "Taking the cure in Kerala."


  •    Kripalu Yoga (500 hour Professional Level)
  • Hatha Yoga (200 hour Level)
  • Shanti Yoga School – Director of Teacher Training
  •     Certified Wellness Coach - Wellcoaches
  •     Ayurvedic Life-Style Counselor – Dr. David Frawley
  •     Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga– Sadie Nardini
  •     Yoga as Therapy – Doug Keller

Formal Education 

Includes: Management, Early Childhood Education & Psychology.

About me

My personal testimonial about the benefits of practicing yoga includes overcoming many obstacles.  The most notable obstacle being a long-time struggle with asthma. With the use of two inhalers, multiple times daily, asthma was an obstacle to creating balance and harmony in my life. Making a conscious decision to address asthma through my yoga practice, I focused on breath-work and postures daily as well as an overall healthy diet and lifestyle. Slowly I could feel things changing.  After about two years, I felt confident that my lungs were much more healthy. I consulted my doctor to confirm the improvement.

My doctor ordered tests and then confirmed that my lungs had shown a dramatic improvement. At that point, I was able to discard my inhalers. I have been free from asthma and inhalers ever since.


http://www.sadienardini.com http://www.kripalu.org http://www.doyoga.com http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/community/vandalia/vandalia-yoga-instructor-learning-along-the-way 1047185.html

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