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Founder – Sarah Yukie Gingrich

Sarah Yukie Gingrich is an international life coach and yoga teacher based in Lancaster, PA. A teacher of teachers throughout the world and a leadership mentor in Palestine and Africa, her instruction offers both a powerful clarity of purpose as well as a fluid, creative inspiration. Sarah is a catalyst for growth, enabling her students to discover their authentic voices in the creation of a cohesive community. A founder of Pop-Up Yoga Lancaster, Sarah is passionate about forging connections through wellness and sharing those benefits with diverse populations. Her organization, Create Karma, offers wellness and leadership trainings with the goal that these empowered teachers then pay-it-forward in their own communities. Why yoga?


Create Karma is excited to bring together some of the country’s leading wellness professionals to give participants an unparalleled training experience. Each weekend session is led by a renowned instructor or expert who specializes in a unique area of leadership development, wellness, and/or community outreach.

Board of Directors

Heather Girvin, Phd, MSS teaches in Millersville University’s School of Social Work and Co-Chairs the School’s Learning Institute.  Prior to working in the academy, Heather worked with families and children in public and private child welfare systems.  Her research interests include social and economic justice, trauma, expressive arts, and alternative interventions to enhance well-being.

Rachael Vieni Reinmiller is passionate about the connections of food cultures and community. A skilled event planner and entrepreneur, she delights in serving as a mentor and helping to incubate emerging businesses.

Daina Savage is a journalist and creative consultant, working to help organizations define their mission and identity. She facilitates a number of community creative events in the region.