Karson McGinley is the owner of Happy-U Yoga in Ocean Beach, San Diego. A teacher for over a decade, Karson works to bridge the gap between the ancient wisdom of yoga and the modern science of human flourishing through her classes, bi-weekly contributions to The Chopra Center’s catalogue of wellness articles, and leading the
Happy-U Yoga; Positive Psychology Teacher Training program.
Karson teaches Hatha, Vinyasa, and Anusara Elements™ classes, inspired by the teachings of Classical; Tantric yogic philosophy, positive psychology, and metaphysical texts like A Course in Miracles. By sharing spiritual themes, scientific research, and
anecdotal evidence, she makes the practice of authentic yoga accessible and relevant to everyone.
Karson is an E-RYT with Yoga Alliance, and has additional certificationsin Prenatal Yoga, Anusara Elements, and is a Registered Continuing Education Provider. She has also appeared as a guest teacher at the Wanderlust Yoga Festival, Rancho La Puerta, and the Chopra Center, and was a two-time lululemon
Karson resides in Temecula’s wine country with her husband and two young children.