Karson McGinley

Yoga Teacher, Life Coach, and Joy Seeker

Karson McGinley is the founder of Happy-U (Holistic Approach to Positive Psychology & Yoga) and the co-owner (along with her husband) of Happy-U Namasté Yoga Center in San Diego, CA.  A teacher for over a decade, Karson works to bridge the gap between the ancient wisdom of yoga and the modern science of happiness through her yoga classes, workshops, and Happy-U’s Teacher Training program.

Karson’s classes are inspired by what goes on in the modern day life of a joy-seeker, using the power of music, laughter, and storytelling to take her students on a journey within. Drawing upon her background as an award-winning stage actress and life coach, Karson encourages others to use their unique strengths to bring something special to the world.

Articles by Karson McGinley

A couple performing acroyoga in the park
More people in the West are practicing yoga than ever before. Doctors are prescribing it, scientists are endorsing it, and some insurance plans are even covering it. But where can you start? It seems as though there are as many styles of yoga as there are leaves on a tree. Depending on the city you...Read More
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Willpower. Some people have a lot of it, others have none, and still others find themselves somewhere in between. Regardless of where you land, learn how to conserve it, amplify it, and use it to your greatest benefit.Read More
woman doing yoga flexible resting
In a time when it might feel like things are changing faster than you can keep up with, it’s vital that you learn how to remain open, curious, and flexible in all facets of life. Read how you can reduce your suffering and live a more enriched life by inviting more grace and less rigidity.Read More
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Plenty of people set goals, but far fewer are actually willing to declare their goals in a way that sets them up for success. The key to that success? Accountability.Read More
A vision board of pictures of dreams and goals
Creating a vision board is a fun, tangible, and powerful way to say “Yes please!” to the abundance you’d like to receive (and deserve!) in your life. Here’s how to make one for yourself.Read More