Karen Best

Karen Best, BA, ACE certified instructor, Certified Sports Conditioning Specialist, Certified Behavioral Change Coach and Certified LifeStretch coach, was first exposed to Pilates and meditation in 1983, while in high school, and taking dance classes at The University of CT. Her first dance teacher, Jean Sabatine was a student of Jerome Robbins, who practiced Pilates with Joseph and Clara Pilates in NYC. Karen further developed her knowledge while a dance major at the Philadelphia University of the Arts, and has been teaching fitness and movement since 1986. Karen has been performing professionally under her dance name, Samira Shuruk, for over 2 decades. You can see more about that and about her wellness and culture retreats on her website SamiraShuruk.com. Karen's classes are rooted in tradition, and informed by modern sports medicine and mindfulness. Her classes are nurturing and fun as she encourages you to work at a level that is wonderful for you and your body. To contact Karen, email samira@samirashuruk.com

Karen's Upcoming Classes

Thursday - December 08, 2022 / EST
Pilates 2
Thursday 12/8/2022
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Monday - December 12, 2022 / EST
Mobility Stretch 1
Monday 12/12/2022
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Gentle   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1-2 Plus
Monday 12/12/2022
10:15 am - 11:15 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Mobility Stretch 1
Monday 12/12/2022
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Gentle   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 2
Monday 12/12/2022
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Tuesday - December 13, 2022 / EST
Pilates 1-2
Tuesday 12/13/2022
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Wednesday - December 14, 2022 / EST
Morning Meditation
Wednesday 12/14/2022
9:00 am - 9:20 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Meditation   Free   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1
Wednesday 12/14/2022
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core   For Beginners  
Full Session
Mobility Stretch 2
Wednesday 12/14/2022
10:45 am - 11:45 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center
Full Session
Pilates 1
Wednesday 12/14/2022
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1-2
Wednesday 12/14/2022
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Thursday - December 15, 2022 / EST
Pilates 2
Thursday 12/15/2022
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Sunday - January 01, 2023 / EST
Free Your Joints with Mobility Stretch with Karen Best FREE
Sunday 1/1/2023
11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center
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What Can Pilates Do for You? with Karen Best FREE
Sunday 1/1/2023
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center
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Monday - January 02, 2023 / EST
Mobility Stretch 1
Monday 1/2/2023
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Gentle   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1-2 Plus
Monday 1/2/2023
10:15 am - 11:15 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Mobility Stretch 1
Monday 1/2/2023
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Gentle   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 2
Monday 1/2/2023
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Tuesday - January 03, 2023 / EST
Pilates 1-2
Tuesday 1/3/2023
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Wednesday - January 04, 2023 / EST
Morning Meditation
Wednesday 1/4/2023
9:00 am - 9:20 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Meditation   Free   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1
Wednesday 1/4/2023
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core   For Beginners  
Full Session
Mobility Stretch 2
Wednesday 1/4/2023
10:45 am - 11:45 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center
Full Session
Pilates 1
Wednesday 1/4/2023
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1-2
Wednesday 1/4/2023
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Thursday - January 05, 2023 / EST
Pilates 2
Thursday 1/5/2023
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Saturday - January 07, 2023 / EST
LifeStretch Workshop with Karen Best
Saturday 1/7/2023
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center
Register
Monday - January 09, 2023 / EST
Mobility Stretch 1
Monday 1/9/2023
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Gentle   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1-2 Plus
Monday 1/9/2023
10:15 am - 11:15 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Mobility Stretch 1
Monday 1/9/2023
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Gentle   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 2
Monday 1/9/2023
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Tuesday - January 10, 2023 / EST
Pilates 1-2
Tuesday 1/10/2023
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Wednesday - January 11, 2023 / EST
Morning Meditation
Wednesday 1/11/2023
9:00 am - 9:20 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Meditation   Free   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1
Wednesday 1/11/2023
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core   For Beginners  
Full Session
Mobility Stretch 2
Wednesday 1/11/2023
10:45 am - 11:45 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center
Full Session
Pilates 1
Wednesday 1/11/2023
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1
Wednesday 1/11/2023
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1-2
Wednesday 1/11/2023
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Thursday - January 12, 2023 / EST
Pilates 2
Thursday 1/12/2023
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Monday - January 16, 2023 / EST
Mobility Stretch 1
Monday 1/16/2023
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Gentle   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1-2 Plus
Monday 1/16/2023
10:15 am - 11:15 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Mobility Stretch 1
Monday 1/16/2023
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Gentle   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 2
Monday 1/16/2023
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Tuesday - January 17, 2023 / EST
Pilates 1-2
Tuesday 1/17/2023
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Wednesday - January 18, 2023 / EST
Morning Meditation
Wednesday 1/18/2023
9:00 am - 9:20 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Meditation   Free   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1
Wednesday 1/18/2023
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core   For Beginners  
Full Session
Mobility Stretch 2
Wednesday 1/18/2023
10:45 am - 11:45 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center
Full Session
Pilates 1
Wednesday 1/18/2023
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1
Wednesday 1/18/2023
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1-2
Wednesday 1/18/2023
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Thursday - January 19, 2023 / EST
Pilates 2
Thursday 1/19/2023
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Monday - January 23, 2023 / EST
Mobility Stretch 1
Monday 1/23/2023
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Gentle   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1-2 Plus
Monday 1/23/2023
10:15 am - 11:15 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Mobility Stretch 1
Monday 1/23/2023
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Gentle   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 2
Monday 1/23/2023
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Tuesday - January 24, 2023 / EST
Pilates 1-2
Tuesday 1/24/2023
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Wednesday - January 25, 2023 / EST
Morning Meditation
Wednesday 1/25/2023
9:00 am - 9:20 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Meditation   Free   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1
Wednesday 1/25/2023
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core   For Beginners  
Full Session
Mobility Stretch 2
Wednesday 1/25/2023
10:45 am - 11:45 am

Karen Best
Yoga Center
Full Session
Pilates 1
Wednesday 1/25/2023
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1
Wednesday 1/25/2023
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core   For Beginners  
Full Session
Pilates 1-2
Wednesday 1/25/2023
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session
Thursday - January 26, 2023 / EST
Pilates 2
Thursday 1/26/2023
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Karen Best
Yoga Center

Strength & Core  
Full Session