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

Prenatal Yoga

2017-02-01T20:47:30+00:00

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

Prenatal Yoga 2017-02-01T20:47:30+00:00

Gentle Yoga

2017-02-01T20:48:53+00:00

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

Gentle Yoga 2017-02-01T20:48:53+00:00

The winter solstice and associated practices

2016-12-21T09:44:35+00:00

Today is the shortest day of the year, which means the longest night. The winter solstice is a time of darkness, where we must work to encourage the Sun back to his Mother, the Sky.

The winter solstice and associated practices 2016-12-21T09:44:35+00:00

The Oak Moon and your practice

2016-12-14T21:58:06+00:00

The December full moon, that is closest to the winter solstice, is called the Oak Moon. The oak leaf has long represented the male aspect. It is a full, cold, bright moon, to dream of

The Oak Moon and your practice 2016-12-14T21:58:06+00:00

Ack! I’m too stressed to practice!

2016-02-22T15:34:43+00:00

  My aptitude to being late is a running joke with my friends. I admit, I am late for most appointments and plans, and they get a great laugh out of my frantic hustle. For

Ack! I’m too stressed to practice! 2016-02-22T15:34:43+00:00

The Winter Solstice

2015-12-21T18:15:08+00:00

Today is the shortest day of the year, which means the longest night. The winter solstice is a time of darkness, where we must work to encourage the Sun back to his Mother, the Sky.

The Winter Solstice 2015-12-21T18:15:08+00:00

The Fall Equinox

2015-09-21T17:06:48+00:00

The time of year when there is equal amounts of darkness and light. As the equinox passes this evening, we move into fall officially and the days of sunlight get shorter as nights get longer

The Fall Equinox 2015-09-21T17:06:48+00:00

Stress

2015-09-21T17:02:42+00:00

Stress is the root of many of our illnesses, it causes feelings of discomfort and dismay, and can wreak havoc on our souls. That may make it harder for us to connect with other souls,

Stress 2015-09-21T17:02:42+00:00