• "Karuna is a loving Goddess of yoga. She conjures images and awareness in her class, inspiring and infusing yoga practice with joy!" - Sumati Ganeshan, yoga teacher

  • "Karuna is delighting us with her authentic and intense inquiry into spirit. Her yoga is inspiring!" - Rodney Yee

  • "Through Karuna's gentle teachings I see the world in a different way, and my mind, soul, and heart are more open and accepting." - Workshop Participant

  • "I feel like I've awakened from a deep slumber...Today has given back to me my song, the song that radiates my being and was given to me for the purpose of healing." - Workshop Participant

  • "Your inspiring, motivating, caring, thought provoking, fun, very knowledgable and energetic approach to Yoga brings a ripple effect to the world. I know that I am a much more grounded and positive person because of Yoga..."  - Yoga Participant

  • "...I know that I am a much more grounded and positive person because of Yoga. I know that we all have that wonderful spirit inside of us and you help us let it shine!" - Yoga Participant

  • "I have had the great good fortune of working with a true genius of yoga, Karuna Erickson, in developing a new system called Heart Yoga." - Andrew Harvey

  

  • Awake awhile.
    It does not have to be forever.
    Right now.  One step upon the Sky's soft skirt would be enough.
    Awake awhile. 
    Just one True moment of Love will last for days.
    Rest all your elaborate plans and tactics for knowing Him,
    For they are all just frozen spring buds
    Far, so far from Summer's Divine Gold.
    Awake, my dear.
    Be kind to your sleeping heart.
    Take it out into the vast fields of Light
    And let it breathe.
    Say, “Love, give me back my wings.
    Lift me, lift me nearer.”
    Say to the sun and moon, say to our dear Friend,
    I will take you up now, Beloved,
    On that wonderful Dance You promised!”

    - Hafiz