Karen Lawrence


Karen Lawrence is mum to seven children.  She lives with her family in Billericay, Essex.  She believes passionately in the importance of kindness, compassion, nurture and self-care. 

Karen Lawrence

Karen is also a consultant for Neals Yard Remedies.  Click here to visit her website for organic and ethical aromatherapy and beauty products.

Before qualifying as a Yoga instructor and therapist, Karen worked as an NHS Midwife and Health Visitor.

Karen loves teaching people in all stages of life how to relax and feel better.

She is also in her element supporting pregnant women and new mums.

Karen Lawrence holds a Yoga Alliance recognised specialist qualification as a Yin and Restorative Yoga Instructor.

She has also completed full training recognised by the Federation of Antenatal Educators which qualifies her to teach Pregnancy, Postnatal and Mother and Baby Yoga.

Karen loves to learn!  She has completed accredited training in Closing the Bones and Postnatal Recovery Massage. 

She holds a qualification in Aromatherapy for Birth. She has trained with MAM as a Three Step Rewind practitioner.  She is a qualified Baby Massage instructor.

She is currently completing her training to become a Reflexologist.

Karen is a Registered Midwife and Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor), although she is no longer actively working in these roles.

Karen believes in a gentle, holistic and compassionate approach to yoga,  parenting and life in general.

Yoga and meditation have helped her cope with some of the challenges of being a midwife, a health visitor, a mother and simply a human being.  

Karen loves to care for carers.  Karen has a daughter with special needs. She knows all about the pressures of caring for others, both personally and professionally. 

Karen understands how important it is for carers to be able to rest and relax. Many people with heavy caring responsibilites come to The Calm Space for rest, empathy and relaxation.

Karen Lawrence

When Karen isn’t practising Yoga or being a Mum, she enjoys swimming outdoors, walking, spending time in nature, knitting, crocheting and chilling out with friends.

Karen studied English Literature at University many years ago.  She loves reading and poetry, and she often finds inspiration for yoga classes in poems and quotations.

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