Kate’s journey with yoga began in college as she sought out activities to complement her dance training. She began practicing various styles of yoga multiple times a week at a studio nearby campus and was hooked. After a few year’s hiatus (which included moving to Pittsburgh), Kate rediscovered a regular yoga practice in early 2018 and has not stopped chasing that “yoga high” since. Her personal practice has continually evolved over the years but was markedly transformed during the early months of COVID- 19, when she began cultivating a home practice. Soon enough her home sessions became sacred times in which to move the body but calm the mind. With all the goings-on of the world at the time, this precious individual practice is what spurred a deeper spiritual and emotional connection to yoga. Looking to expand and share this special healing relationship, she decided to take the plunge into teaching and earned her RYT-200 certification in the Spring of 2021.
Kate’s classes are rooted in vinyasa style, but she does not shy away from sprinkling in elements that connect to what inspires her on any given day—no two classes are the same! Expect a challenging flow for both body and mind that meets you where you are. Kate uses each class as an opportunity to help others reconnect to themselves and strives to show how our behaviors and reactions on the mat translate to our outside lives.
Aside from yoga, Kate enjoys hanging with her cat and getting lost in a good book (preferably those two things at the same time), frequenting local coffee shops and restaurants, and getting creative in the kitchen. You also might find her taking long, meandering drives or walks in the area.