Geri Topfer | Founder and President
As Founder and President of Kula for Karma, Geri has established strategic and meaningful partnerships with hospital systems, schools, treatment centers, homeless youth and crisis centers and yoga communities. Prior to Kula, she was an advertising executive for Gruner and Jahr Printing & Publishing Co., Parent and Child Magazines, Conde Nast, and Glamour Magazine. Geri received her B.A. in Communications with a minor in Women’s Studies from Hunter College in NYC. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT), Life Force Yoga Practitioner (LFYP), and certified with Kundalini Research Institute (KRI).
Penni Feiner | Executive Director
As Executive Director of Kula for Karma, Penni brings passion, drive, and unwavering conviction to everything she does. Along with her family, Kula for Karma, and the practice of moment-to-moment awareness, Penni savors each day with grit and gratitude. Dedicated to the path of yoga for 17 years, Penni brings her heartfelt, soulful voice and the practice of Bhakti yoga to life on and off the mat.
Jenni Crumpton Ross | Director of Development
Jenni Crumpton Ross spent more than a decade creating multi-media brand and marketing campaigns for Fortune 500 companies and world-class ad agencies. In 2011, she earned a master's degree from Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University and led communications, advancement, and strategy for interfaith social justice organizations. She is an author, media commentator, RYT 500 and a certified Reiki Master.
Laurie Jordan | Director of Social Media
Laurie Jordan is a social worker turned yoga instructor and children’s book author with a knack for storytelling. After 20 years of teaching yoga, she has taken her unique expertise off the mat to provide creative content strategies to mission-driven organizations making an impact in the wellness industry.
Alberta Dering | Director of Program Development, SE Region
Chance brought Alberta to yoga, but curiosity and a desire to learn sparked her devotion. This passion has led her to develop yoga and mindfulness programs for youth, families, and communities dragged down by trauma, hurt, and fear. Alberta’s heart works to serve as just one step toward helping to heal the globe.
Kristin G. Moshonas | NY Program Director
Kristin is a previous Marketing Executive, an IAYT-Certified Yoga Therapist trained in multiple modalities of mindfulness and movement, and a creative spirit. Each of these contributes to Kristin’s work at Kula for Karma directing NYC programming and other special initiatives for the brand. Kristin believes that a regular practice can offer positive and freeing possibilities to all, and is honored to be a part of the Kula community.
Brianna Cummins | Program Director, SW Region + Miami
Brianna Cummins first discovered yoga over 10 years ago shortly after finding recovery. While working in the addiction treatment field, she earned her RYT200 and continued to deepen her knowledge with certifications in Restorative Yoga and Chair Yoga. In 2016, Brianna started Namaste Recovery, providing yoga for recovery classes in the Tampa Bay area. In 2019, Brianna began teaching for Kula in Juvenile Detention Centers and other facilities. Now, as Program Director of the SW Region and Miami, Brianna is expanding Kula’s programming in Southwest Colorado while overseeing Miami’s hospital programs.