About Catherine

Catherine is our gentle yoga, prenatal and meditation yoga teacher whose classes are a blissful part of the week. After finishing a degree in Health Sciences/Kinesiology, Catherine completed the Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) program in 2005 and studied advanced teacher training in Prenatal yoga at Esther Myers Yoga Studio in 2008. Catherine studied Mindfulness-based Meditation at McMaster in 2009, and incorporates mindfulness into every practice. Follow Catherine's inspiring and uplifting blog entries on our website and Instagram posts @theyogaloungeto

Celebrating the summer solstice

The longest day of the year! The summer solstice is a special celebration, of love and peace, happiness and light. It is the day that we have the most light in our lives of the

Mindfulness part two: Goal Setting

1. Know thyself. To set your goals, dig deep to find what you are passionate about. Your goals are your own! They must have meaning for YOU: -identify your core values -what difference do you

Mind-full Meditation part 1

Do you worry? Do your problems feel like they are taking over your life at times? In the short term, worrying makes the brain feel good- at least you're doing something about your problems! But

The Yoga Lounge community grows!

We are happy to announce that our teacher Catherine welcomed a baby boy in February! The studio team has expanded again :) Our newest littlest yogi came into this world at a healthy 10 pounds

Schvitz it out!

The benefits of heat for our bodies and souls: a good schvitz can do wonders! A sauna, a steam room, a good sweat session all work to eradicate toxins from the body. In my own

The Benefit of Inversions

How do inversions benefit us? All the evidence points to one principal; they upend one’s relationship to gravity. Gravity has a profound effect on the physiological processes of the human body. Gravity slowly but surely

The Studio and Your Dosha (QUIZ inside!)

The doshas are a notion of bio elements in Ayurveda medicine, often described as a type of complimentary or alternative study.  The three doshas- Vata, Pitta, and Kapha- are derived from the five elements. Also known as mind-body types, the doshas

Prenatal Yoga

Breathe. Bellies. Babies! 'I am born connected. I am born remembering rivers flowing from my mothers body into my body'.     Carrying life is one of the greatest ways to become both grounded and

Gentle Yoga

Welcome to Thursday's Blissful Gentle Yoga class offered by Catherine! Our class runs each week, from 1:10-2pm. No experience with either yoga or meditation is necessary. Catherine uses many comfy props to offer poses and guidance