Kara Johnson

I’m a Certified Chiropractic Assistant, Nutritionist and Yoga Instructor. You can also find me at Milwaukie Chiropractic Center, just one block from Radiant Yoga!

I received my BS in Gender Studies and Cultural Anthropology at Portland State University. I originally started working for Non-profits here in Portland, focusing my time with underserved populations.

During these years I began to struggle with my own health issues. I was caught in the "medical merry-go-round" and was unsuccessful in resolving chronic health symptoms using conventional protocols.

Through my own research I discovered Ayurveda, an ancient system of medicine from India and my health started to improve almost immediately!

This experience led me to a career in health care using holistic principles.

In 2016 I went back to school and received a certificate in Functional Nutrition. I use an evidence based approach when assessing your individual wellness goals. In addition to using holistic nutrition principles, I teach yoga asana, pranayama, and meditation.

My practice of yoga started in 2009 and I completed my 200-hour teacher training at the DAYA Foundation with Sarahjoy Marsh.