The Lead Instructor
Yoga Yourself Founder & Owner

Karehma Simon, RYT-500

Karehma Simon is a certified, Registered Yoga Instructor (RYT-500) based in San Diego. Karehma was born and raised in Flint, MI where she received all of her education, including her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University. While majoring in Mechanical Engineering, she earned a concentration in Bioengineering and a minor in International Studies. Karehma began her engineering career in Cincinnati, Ohio where she’d reside for nearly the next 10 years and discover her love of Yoga. 

In 2014, Karehma earned her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) certification from Vitality – Cincinnati, RYS. Her training included Ashtanga Primary Series as well as a Level 2 certification of energy work, Healing Touch. She has taught a mix of group and private sessions of various skill levels. In early 2019, Karehma founded Yoga Yourself, offering yoga education through classes, online learning, and private sessions. Later in 2019, she continued her education, earning her 300-hour YTT and expanding her knowledge to the Iyengar practice format.

Karehma focuses on alignment-based practice that highlights the mechanics of the body. Using a “building block” approach, Karehma starts practitioners from the basics of stabilizing postures to learning fluid, efficient movement. Karehma has used Yoga and sitting meditation as an adjunct therapy for personal emotional healing and mindfulness. In private sessions, Karehma shares her knowledge of following up physical practice with meditation to transform the mind and make healthier decisions in day-to-day life.

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