The Inner Spa

"It's not what happens that matters, it's how you feel". 
Karen Skehel, in Time Out

About Karen Skehel


Karen Skehel is the founder of Dance into Bliss. Karen has been practising Biodanza since 2005. She trained to teach Biodanza in London and at the Dorset School of Biodanza. She brings a powerful transformational approach and her own unique style to her Biodanza teaching.

In May 2011, she appeared on the BBC’s equivalent in South Korea teaching it as part of a documentary on dance as therapy, alongside facilitators from all over the world. She has also taught a session for BBC1 Inside Out series where she showed 3.6 million viewers how Londoner’s can have fun without alcohol.

Although she is an experienced coach, working both in organisations and privately, teaching Biodanza is one of her greatest passions. She was invited to contribute a chapter to "A Coaches Story" published by Bookshaker in 2011. In it she says: "This dance and movement-based process is very powerful for facilitating nurturing, healing and love. In fact it is so powerful that I cannot NOT offer it to the world!”

Karen has been offering transformational holistic coaching both within organisations and for private clients since 2001. She has led personal development workshops in relationships, coaching and in "emotional intelligence".

She has coached in front of 1.5 million people on ITV's most popular day time programme, and has also appeared on ITV2. She wrote for Natural Health Magazine as The Soul Doctor and The Life Coach contributing a page addressing readers' life challenges every month.

She has pioneered the use of self-healing coaching to help people reduce or overcome the symptoms of long-standing or so-called incurable conditions. She has also developed a new treatment process which combines coaching and healing therapies. Named Chikara (meaning “powerful” in Japanese), the process has been described as beautiful, powerful and unique by one of the UK’s Reiki Masters.

You can find out more about her coaching work at and her coaching supervision work at is also the founder of