Kyren is co-owner and co-head instructor of Culture of Safety Dojo & Wellness Center, which offers ongoing classes in Jin Sei Ryu Karate and Empowerment Self-Defense for kids and adults. They’ve been teaching Self- Defense and karate for over 10 years. Kyren is also a licensed massage therapist and practices Shiatsu Bodywork at their Center. Outside of Culture of Safety, Kyren leads community meditation as part of a Thai-based samatha-vipassana meditation tradition. They identify as a non-binary transgender and neurodivergent person and a trauma survivor.