Meet The Instructor

Karen McGovern

My fitness specialties are focused on improving the over all health and well being of all  individuals. “Teaching Seniors is my passion. I am so blessed to have this opportunity to share my love for health and happiness with others.”


I am certified to teach SliverSneaker Classic, Stability, Splash, Circuit,  and Chair Yoga classes. 


My 500 hour Yoga Alliance Certification with a concentrated studies in Therapeutically-Oriented yoga makes me  well equipped to address a multitude of health related issues.


I am a native North Carolinian. After graduating from The Washington School of the Ballet I attended Birmingham Southern College on a dance scholarship and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education.


 I taught dance and elementary school until my retirement from Fort Bend ISD in 2008. In 2009 I started teaching SilverSneakers classes at the Waynesville Recreation Center. I love sharing my Fitness Classes with others. 


I currently teach at Haywood Regional Fitness Center on Tuesday and Thursday8 mornings and at The Fitness Connection on Monday and Wednesday.