Dr. Karah Charette (she/her/hers) is from Buffalo, NY originally. She attended Hobart and William Smith Colleges, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Dance. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Columbia University. A dancer for more than 20 years, Karah believes in the power of movement and its connection to expression and the human experience. Karah is a 200 hour registered yoga teacher after doing a training in Thailand based in Ashtanga Vinyasa styled flow. She is also certified in Pilates mat and reformer techniques. Karah also frequently practices different somatic modalities including Body-Mind Centering and is Polyvagal informed as a teacher and practitioner. Karah co-owns a private practice called Bodyful Physical Therapy and Wellness in Oakland that specializes in pelvic health. She is passionate about holistic and inclusive care, and also understands the power of healing socially. With her yoga classes, her nervous system feels guided to restorative yoga to help others regulate in a healing environment. Karah teaches a donation based restorative yoga class the last Friday of every month and welcomes all levels and bodies.