Samantha Walker

In 2006, Samantha independently founded the Isle of Man's first yoga studio, Karma. With over 23 years experience in teaching all abilities, Karma is now the island's only World Yoga Alliance accredited 200 and 300 hour Yoga Teacher Training school.

Specialising in mentoring teachers on a one-on-one basis, Sam's teaching style encompasses all styles of yoga. She believes that specific physical movement catered to individual needs for all ages is key for mental and physical enhancement.

Meet the team

Samantha Walker

Specialising in mentoring teachers on a one-on-one basis, Sam's teaching style encompasses all styles of yoga. She believes that specific physical movement catered to individual needs for all ages is key for mental and physical enhancement.

Pashala Yates Oerskov

A 200 hour qualified Limitless Yoga Teacher, avid hiker, triathlete and nature lover. Pashala likes to create sequences that balance strength and flexibility, designed to work up a sweat, while leaving you feeling uplifted and empowered. In her beginners classes, she breaks down movements and explain the mechanics of yoga to help you build a strong foundation to grow from. In her Flow for Strength classes, she uses dynamic moves targeted to build strength and mobility and cardiovascular endurance. In her Yin classes, she creates a tranquil space to escape and unwind while you improve your flexibility in relaxation.

Jessica Bryan

Jessica aims to help you find a yoga practice that suits your individual needs. Regardless of age and body type, her classes cater to all abilities. Encouraging you to connect with your breath on a deeper level, she creates a calming and blissful atmosphere. Jessica offers methods of practice that can be used to instil a sense of calm into your life, long after the practice has finished.

Kate Ehrhardt

Kate teaches a progressive flow. The idea behind her style is that you continue to build the sequence throughout the class, adding an additional pose each round. She believes this style helps build confidence, balance, and strength as you move through the sequence.

Celine Courmont

Celine training consisted of the practical techniques of Asana, Pranayama, Meditation, Chanting, Anatomy & Physiology, Yogic Philosophy, Ethics and Life-style.Celine promotes natural movements of nature within her Yoga classes.

Greeba Powell

Greeba trained with the Pranashama Yoga Institute, which is a yoga healing system and school, which helps others transform their lives to access their highest potential in life. 


She specialises in one to one instruction, and uses a wide range of techniques: food, herbal medicine, naturopathy, coaching, massage, pranayama, Tantric philosophy, and techniques for optimal wellness. 

Jenny Holman

Jenny’s teaching style is holistic and brings together different forms of yoga. She originally trained in Ashtanga and Vinyasa Flow but is a keen follower of Iyengar yoga which she has practised for 18 years. Jenny specialises in Pregnancy and Postnatal Yoga. She also brings her in depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology from her remedial work in injury prevention to create a therapeutic yoga class. Jenny often uses essential oils in her teaching of yoga to help her students to deepen their breath and enhance their practice.

Linda Carswell

Linda’s passion is to make yoga accessible to everyone, with particular emphasis on adapting and modifying yoga postures for those with mobility issues or ongoing health conditions. 

Wendy Ranft-Gerber

Wendy's teaching style is one that promotes focus on the connection between mind, body and breath, with special attention on individual needs as clients move through their practice. Recognising that one size does not fit all, Wendy encourages clients to explore the effects that asana has on their bodies – promoting exploration and adaptation which works for the individual. Wendy is also a qualified Children’s Yoga Teacher.

Kathryn Murphy

A teacher at Karma for 10 years, Kathryn balances effective asana with anatomically wise sequencing. Encouraging students of all levels to develop their yoga practice safely. Kathryn’s nurturing style blends with her informal and relaxed approach to create a friendly welcoming atmosphere in the studio.

Amy Howse

Amy's classes are 'Hatha' in style, holding for longer; combining gentle postures, breath work, mindfulness and meditation. Classes will also contain elements of yin and restorative yoga to help further explore the links between breath, movement and awareness to encourage greater ease within body and mind.

Janette Alexander

Previously a professional classical ballet dancer, Jannette discovered yoga during retirement. Janette is passionate about traditional styles of yoga and aims to inspire, bring joy and share her practice with others. 

A unique tranquil space perfectly located in the heart of Douglas.

At Karma you have the choice to attend beginners, intermediate or advanced level classes. Non-members are welcome to attend any of the classes on the schedule.

Courses continuously run for complete beginners to understand and learn the fundamental basic of yoga.



2nd Floor
9–11 Duke Street
Isle of Man

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