Elaina Beam (Swami Karikananda)

_MG_2825-wffinalElaina is a passionate yogini and active teacher committed to spiritual education and inner peace.  Elaina is a seminary graduate (yogic priestess) and kriya yoga astrologer through the Temple of Kriya Yoga in Chicago and her education included studies of Eastern Philosophy, World Religions, Esoteric Yoga, Sanskrit, Astrology, Ritual and Ceremony, along with being trained and practiced in Yoga Sadhana.  She is also a Mystical Activism graduate through the Center for Sacred Leadership and holds a B.A. in Communications.  As a Yoga Instructor Elaina received her teaching certification with Diane Wilson in Portland, Oregon in Hatha, Kundalini, and Kriya.  Elaina offers spiritual guidance, astrological counseling, group facilitation, women’s circles and sacred ceremony.



The mission of Starlight Muse is to Ignite Your Spirit and Inspire Your Life through the evolutionary practices of yoga philosophy,  astrology, and ceremony.  The primary vision or cause of Starlight Muse is to awaken Unity Consciousness by connecting humanity to nature – our roots and our cosmology.  On a personal level, the purpose of Starlight Muse is to Illuminate your mind and Liberate your life.




Personal guidance from Elaina left me more connected to myself. For years I had been in a relationship of misunderstanding with my own goals and self perception. After working with Elaina, I had a much more educated and enlightened sense of who I am. Thank you Elaina!  
Julie Smith, Mother & Artist, Portland, OR