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Mallorca Yoga Retreat: MAR 22-27 2019 / Nov 8-13 2019

6 days, 5 nights on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca. By popular demand, now twice per year! €1450 double / €1950 single includes deluxe room, amazing meals, yoga program.  Choose Spring or Fall dates: Nov  9-14, 2018  fully booked Mar 22-27, 2019  register here Nov  8-13, 2019  register here Beautiful rooms each with private en suite bathroom, and total…

media / publications

media / publications  Yoga Journal Yoga Assists book, Sharon Gannon & David Life (editing assistance by Karl) NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, 2009. Karl appeared briefly in a feature about Urban Zen, integrative therapy program founded in NYC by Donna Karan. Instagram  karl.straub Facebook   karlstraubyoga


Of all of our beloved & amazing presenters at the 7th annual Telluride Yoga Festival, the attendees` choice for Best Instructor went to Karl Straub. We are blessed to share Karl`s magnetic and positive energy, caring soul, wisdom and strength with so many people. –Telluride Yoga Festival I have been attending Karl’s classes for the…


Swami Bua, David Life, Sharon Gannon, Richard Freeman, Keido Fukushima, Jonas Westring, Akim Ndlovu (Akim Funk Buddha), My Parents and Family. …

bio / story

Karl Straub was born in North Carolina in 1965, and was introduced to meditation around the age of 10. He is a former competitive swimmer, dolphin communication researcher, and graduate of Duke University. He worked as a school teacher, artist, and IT consultant, until he made a big decision to leave his IT job and…

Karl Straub Photos

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Set 1 photo credit: Chelsea Klette,

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Set 2 no photo credit needed:

  Karl Straub scorpionKarl Straub. Sonoma County California

Set 3

photo credit: Lyn Sims,

erica-karl-SQUARE karl straub upward-facing dog pose karl straub bound sideangle pose 025floating to chaturangadandasanaheadstand

Set 4

photo credit: Julien L. Balmer,

Karl Straub. Photo credit: Julien L. Balmer,

Karl Straub. Photo credit: Julien L. Balmer,

Karl Straub. Photo credit: Julien L. Balmer,

Karl Straub. Photo credit: Julien L. Balmer,


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Seestrasse 106, Erlenbach, Switzerland Karl`s schedule at Seeschau: Zen Meditation: Tuesdays 19:30-20:45 Hatha Yoga Flow: Thursdays 9:00-10:30 and 19:00-20:30 Also private sessions by appointment. Class Descriptions: Hatha Yoga: well-rounded vinyasa practice with pranayama, and deep relaxation. All levels. Zen Meditation: This class is presented free as a community gift from Seeschau, donations for a children`s educational charity…


Seestrasse 53, Zollikon, Switzerland. Karl`s schedule at AthaYoga: Mondays        9:30 – 11:00 Wednesdays  9:30 – 11:00 Fridays            9:30 – 11:00 This Jivamukti Yoga class includes vinyasa accompanied by carefully selected music, chanting, meditation, pranayama, and deep relaxation. Best for intermediate to advanced practitioners. Some experience is presumed.…


2 locations in Zürich: Oberdorfstrasse and Fabrikstrasse. Karl`s class times vary. Check Karl`s classes list or visit