Catherine started practicing yoga as a teenager and quickly discovered the benefits of
breathing and meditation techniques. After a successful 20-year career in sustainability and
social responsibility she became interested in child cognitive development and brain
neuroplasticity following the birth of her daughter.
Combining her theoretical research with her passion for yoga practice, she saw the
opportunity to help children reach their potential and navigate a calm and confident route
Catherine brings together knowledge, training and experience to deliver an engaging style
of yoga type movement with mindfulness to children both in small groups and one-to-one
sessions for all children including those with mobility difficulties, learning differences and
She started her yoga practitioner journey under the guidance of the legendary Sonia Sumar
initially on her ‘Yoga for the Special Child’ level 1 programme and then CPD focused on
working with children who have autism and ADHD.
Catherine then completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training at the Wellbeing Warehouse
training academy, and child-specific training ‘Calm for Kids’ (for children aged from 2 and a
half to 12). All training is accredited by Yoga Alliance UK.
Catherine loves teaching children how their brain works, helping them understand their
emotions and build skills for resilience. She is trained in the fantastic Youth Mindfulness
Programme both for children and teenagers, The Human Toolbox, Makaton signing and has
an up to date Enhanced DBS check.