Leah Karson started competitive dance at age 8 with FootPath Dance Company and attended Interlochen Performing Arts Academy she fell in love with the expression and power of movement.
Leah studied sports sciences and business management at Northwood Academy and University of Michigan and became an ACSM Certified Group Excersice Instructor and Personal Trainer, ACSM-CPT developing a dynamic career inthe fitness, health, and wellness industry educating & empowering others to find balance & strength in body & mind.
As the President of Exude Fitness, Inc., a NYC based premiere motivational fitness company, she was instrumental in branding, marketing and creating dynamic fitness infomercial programming, developing the “Exude FitKidZ” school programeducating K to 6th graders, parents and school staff to integrate movement & nutrition into their daily lives. Leah’s innovative motivational skill set as a behavioral change facilitator was instrumental during production of the successful BeachBody, Insanity® infomercial.
Leah began practicing Yoga at the Jivamukti Yoga Center in NYC to slow down her fast paced lifestyle and quickly realized how integral yoga is to creating life balance. She is a certified Jivamukti Yoga® instructor and received her Hatha Yoga Pre & Postnatal Teacher certifications at Integral Yoga as well as becoming a certified Niara Labor Coach while pregnant with her 3rd child, she is passionate about assisting expectant mama-to-be clients through the beautiful journey of pregnancy, birth and recovery with strength and courage.