Rev. Karen Lee Michaels is the co-founder of WHOLE LIFE, along with her husband, Tony, who serves as its volunteer Program Coordinator.
Karen has been sharing meditation and spiritual life-enhancement programs for over 25 years. Admired and loved for her wisdom, clarity, patience, and warmth, she shares her gift of translating great universal laws into easy-to-understand principles, using language filled with metaphors, examples, and gentle humor. Having studied and practiced the teachings of great Master Teachers, inspired and Heart-directed, Karen and Tony created WHOLE LIFE in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1986.
Karen and Tony have been married for 26 years (and counting). They enjoy a meditative lifestyle together.
Karen is an ordained minister, and an honors graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Communication. Prior to her training in meditation, she worked in broadcasting and newspaper media. Karen is an accomplished guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
In addition to his volunteer work with WHOLE LIFE, Tony is a career employee with the U. S. Postal Service.