PY has the best instructors and classes! If your thinking about starting yoga or need a place to call home, this is it!!!
Catharine began her study of
yoga in 1996 as a way to reduce the effects of stress in her life.
Through her practice and teaching she found yoga to be a guiding
force for her physical, mental and spiritual well-being. She feels
better, is stronger, laughs more and enjoys the gifts of each and
every day. She studies regularly with the founders of Purna Yoga,
Aadil Palkhivala and Savitri, with whom she has travelled to India.
She is on faculty at the Purna Yoga College at Alive and Shine
Centers in Bellevue, WA where she teaches a Yoga Alliance 500 hour
teacher training course, she also teaches the 200 hour Yoga
Alliance teacher training course in Clayton, NC at Purna Yoga East.
She is a Certified Purna Yoga Instructor with over 2,000 hours of
training, an Experienced-Registered Yoga Teacher (Yoga Alliance
E-RYT 500) and a registered IAYT Yoga Therapist as well as the
director of Purna Yoga East. She holds a masters degree in
She is a NC Licensed Massage and
Bodywork Therapist #2034 with specialized training in trigger point
therapy, deep tissue massage and relaxation massage and has
practiced massage therapy since 2001.
Trusted and caring, she is honored to
share her knowledge, skill and experience with others.