Karen Brody is a women’s well-being and leadership expert who helps women journey from worn out to well rested and then dream big in their work and lives. A certified yoga nidra instructor, she is the founder of Daring to Rest, a yoga nidra-based self-empowerment program for women. She has an M.A. in Women and International Development from the Institute of Social Studies in the Netherlands, and a B.A. in sociology from Vassar. Karen is also a playwright, and Birth, her theater-for-social-change play has been seen in over seventy-five cities around the world. She is the mother of two boys and met her husband in the Peace Corps. She resides in Washington, DC, but considers the world home.