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Experience the power of pregnancy with Certified Nurse Midwife and the Director of Ocean Gynecological and Obstetrical Associates, Karen Carola. Karen Carola is a Certified Nurse Midwife with over 30 years of experience. She graduated from Columbia University with a Masters of Science in Midwifery in 1986 and has since helped more than 3,000 women birth their babies. Karen is the Director of Midwifery for Ocean Gynecological and Obstetrical Associaton at Kimball Medical Center, in Lakewood, NJ. With the recent increase in cesarean section rate, Karen sought more positive methods to help her patients. She became certified to teach yoga to give women the support they need to fully embrace the power of pregnancy and birth. Karen holds a 500 hour-certification through Yoga Works, a 200 -hour yoga certification with Laurie Greene at Yoganine, a prenatal certification witih Jacqui Rynolds at Kripalu Center for Health and Healing, and a prenatal immersion with Sue Elkind at Dig Yoga. Karen's classes emphasize the importance of good alignment, building strength, focusing on breathwork and tuning in to your intuition.