Christen has been teaching yoga since 2001. Her approach to yoga is a blended one that is influenced by understanding yoga as an art and a science. Her primary teachers are Alan & Sarah Finger, ISHTA Yoga (Integrated Science of Hatha, Tantra & Ayurveda). She has 200 hour certifications through Yoga Works and Aadil Palkhivala's Purna Yoga. And a 300 hour certification through ISHTA Yoga. 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.