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Photo credit to Danielle Fuller at Beyond the Lens Photography

Karuna Claudia Saucy, M.Ed. 

RYT 500, E-RYT 200, YACEP


  Scott Farber, Ph.D. 

 E-RYT 500, YACEP 


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Scott and Karuna created 5 Waves Learning to integrate the art of transformational learning with the science of health and wellness.


Karuna has a masters in education and has been a teacher for over 20 years. She is a graduate of the Nosara Yoga Institute in Costa Rica where she studied under Amba and Don Stapleton. Recently, she had the privilege of studying with Deva Parnell founder and director of Discovery Yoga in St. Augustine, Florida. Karuna co-teaches the Discovery Yoga 200-hour teacher training, directs a 60-hour Yoga and Ayurveda teacher training and helps coordinate the 300-advanced yoga teacher training. She is a long time student of Ayurveda, a Bach™ Flower practitioner and a Divine Feminine Christ Consciousness leader certified to facilitate Sophia Circle Journeys™. Having an international background, she has taught in several countries, and  speaks five languages.  She has returned to Costa Rica where she is teaching in an experimental school and helping develop a yoga community for future teacher trainings.


Scott has a Ph.D. in philosophy of education, specifically in "aesthetic" and holistic learning.  A former university professor, he has travelled and taught throughout the world, including Hawaii, Europe, Asia, and Central America. He began practicing yoga, meditation and t'ai chi as an undergraduate in the 1970's. He studied yoga with Amrit Desai and later with Deva Parnell and other senior Kripalu teachers. He has taught for over 20 years as an instructor in the School of T'ai Chi Ch'uan and has studied various forms of meditation including TM, Osho, Kabbalah, Zen and Arica--not to mention surfing and African drumming.  Having graduated from the Finger Lakes School of Massage, his integrative healing sessions combine Eastern and Western modalities. He also is certified in Supreme Science Qigong and Let Your Yoga Dance. As a lead trainer in the Discovery Yoga School, Scott teaches 200 hr. and 300 hr. yoga teacher trainings as well as a variety of classes in St. Augustine.

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