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’s classes are dynamic and rhythmical, delving deep into your self through pranayama, meditation, asana and relaxation. Expect a holistic experience of mind, body and spirit. 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.
Kate draws inspiration from many sources; from ancient texts; spiritual teachers such as Ram Dass and Jack Kornfield; her life experiences to date and her two young daughters.
Kate is a pregnancy and post natal yoga teacher; helping woman throughout their pregnancy and beyond. Kate’s profound, humbling and life changing experience of pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood helps guide her teaching. Classes are gentle and encouraging with much awareness on breath. She studied with renowned teachers Nadia Narin and Uma Dinsmore-Tuli.