Having studied Visual Communication, Kate worked as a professional photographer for many years before turning her expert eye and co-ordination towards her love of yoga and the body.
Kate began practicing yoga and meditation in 1999. Having traveled extensively and studied yoga in India, Nepal, and America, Kate explored practices including Iyengar, Ashtanga and Jivamukti, with it’s roots in the Krishnamacharya lineage. Her journey lead her to the creative nature of Vinyasa flow. She certified with renowned Vinyasa Flow teacher Claire Missingham.
Kate was diagnosed with cancer in 2013 and her personal practice changed dramatically. Kate delved into pranayama and meditation practice and with this more restorative approach Kate eventually came back to full health and vitality. This had a profound humbling effect and lead to a true understanding of yoga, its healing effects and the delicate balance and connection of mind, body and spirit.
Kate confidently and with great skill shares her experience with students. Kate’s classes are dynamic and rhythmical. Always drawing on spiritual context and yogic texts, Kate’s personal, honest and friendly approach allows students to work safely and to their potential. Kate teaches with an open heart and an open mind. Always a student, she continues to assist and mentor for Claire Missingham and study with Rod Stryker.
Kate’s profound, humbling and life changing experience of pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood led Kate to train as a pregnancy yoga teacher. When not on the mat, you will find her with her husband, sausage dog and daughter. She loves cooking , dancing in fields, taking pictures and traveling the world.