Kristen studied Ashtanga Vinyasa and meditation with guru CK Mahesh in Varkala, India, and received her second RYT 200 hr certificate from Embodied Philosophy in New York. She has workshopped with Amy Matthews, Bryan Kest, and Irene Pappas and attended retreats in India, Bali, Gili Air, and Sri Lanka. She studied Reiki energy healing in Thailand and completed over 25 hours of clinical sessions in hospitals and cancer wards in Chang Mai.
The teachings of her guru have inspired her and broke many of her past misconceptions about life and what is important. The things she learned while in India and from her many other teachers are constant inspirations to her while leading a class