Yoga & Women’s Health

My Story

Katie as an eight year old
At primary school discovered a passion for being active & discovered my love of handstands

My journey into health and wellbeing started with my nurse training when I was 18 and for over 30 years I’ve been working as a Registered Nurse and completed my Health Studies BSc degree in my 40s. I now specialise in diabetes, but my work in yoga and health coaching also allows me to focus on promoting a healthy lifestyle, that moves away from disease and more towards health and vitality.

My journey into yoga didn’t start with yoga but with pilates. 14 years ago I met the most extraordinary Swedish pilates teacher Kristina Durr, who was living at the time in Cornwall and Kirstina taught me how to become present again, how to notice movement in my body again and how to breathe again. Pilates made such a difference to my physical and emotional body but at the same time as practicing Pilates I also discovered yoga, and I completely fell in love with yoga.

In 2006 I trained as a 200hrs yoga teacher and I was lucky to train with the most incredible yoga teacher Bridget Woods Kramer, who teaches Anusara yoga in Cornwall, London and Internationally.

Bridget is a life force of talent, energy and compassion within yoga and I have learnt so much from Bridget. Not only on how to teach yoga, but how to just be your most authentic and auspicious self.  I had the most incredible 7 months of teaching training in London with Bridget and I have taught yoga ever since.

Teaching is an art, yoga is an art, but the real beauty of yoga is not the aesthetics, but it’s the lasting impression that it has on your mind, body and heart.

Yoga Training

200 Hours Yoga Teacher (2016) Trained with International Anusara Teacher: Bridget Woods Kramer

120 hours Yin Yoga Training (2017-2021) Completing 1 to 3 Levels of Yin Yoga Training with Sarah Lo Yin Yoga, who is endorsed by International Yin Teacher Sarah Powers. 

35 Hours Vinyasa Yoga Training. (2017) Trained with Vinyasa  Flow & Qigong author: Mimi Kuo-Deemer

35 Hours Qigong & Chinese 5 elements (2021) on line with Mimi Kuo-Deemer

Assisted Bridget Woods Kramer with 200hrs Yoga TT at Triyoga, London (2017)

Assisted Sarah Lo with Yin TT in Netherlands (2018)

Anusara 3 day Workshop with Neesha Zollinger (2019)

Yoga Training in 2022

300hrs Advanced Yoga TT with Jock Orson at Limehouse Studio. Perranporth. Cornwal. Commencing 2022

Personal Qualifications and more about Katie

Registered Nurse BSc Hons in Health Studies

Diabetes Specialist Nurse in the NHS 2018 to 2021

Presence Based Coaching Training with Doug Silsbee in the USA

Zen Leadership training in the UK and USA

Mum to George who is 20 and is an professional golfer

Interest in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda 

Love any inversions & definitely love being in a handstand

Slowly writing my first novel

We had a wonderful weekend of yoga, meditation and amazing food, and I left feeling like a very different person to when I arrived. More relaxed but also more energised with a clearer mind. Thank you Katie!

Nicki Hilton, Registered Nurse & Surgical Assistant, Bracknell, Berkshire. May 2019

Limitless like the ocean are your excellent qualities.

Dalai Lama

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