by Kara Schmidt
Kara is a leader in wellness in the Paoli area and is working with schools to use principles of movement as a way to help students struggling with behavioral issues. A certified yoga instructor, she works at So IN Body Movement, Yoga, & Wellness in Paoli and has also taught at Chaturanga Holistic Fitness, Sun and Moon Beach Yoga, Compass Yoga, Bloom Yoga Studio, and Spacious Heart Yoga. She studied at Goshen College, Bluffton College, and Paoli Jr.- Sr. High School. She and her husband Andrew Gerber are community leaders in the arts. Their Black Vulture Project in Paoli connects with the art community and hosts creators of all kinds through music events, art openings, concerts, film screenings, and workshops. They are also among the visionaries and founders of the popular PaoliFest, a free music, art, and film festival.