Christen has been teaching yoga since 2002. Her approach to yoga is a blended one that is influenced by understanding yoga as an art and a science. Her primary teacher is Alan Finger, ISHTA Yoga (Integrated Science of Hatha, Tantra & Ayurveda). And she continues to study with Aadil Palkhivala, Julie Gudmestad and many others. Her teaching style is diligent about technique and alignment; inspired by beauty and grace; and warmed by humor and lightheartedness. She is the owner of Cannon Beach Yoga Arts, and Founder and Director of the Cannon Beach Yoga Festival.