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

self care (recipes inside!)

2018-07-13T23:55:36+00:00

  The body is a mind reader. When the mind is unclear with stress, fatigue, worry, anxiety, and fear, the body will put these feelings on display with an uneasy stomach, dull skin, weight issues,

self care (recipes inside!) 2018-07-13T23:55:36+00:00

Summer Solstice!

2018-06-21T14:23:34+00:00

Today, June 21st, is the summer solstice! This marks the very beginning of summer- the first day of many long beautiful days under the summer sun. Today we have the longest day- the polar opposite

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The Winter Solstice

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The winter solstice is tomorrow! December 21st. The winter solstice is a time of darkness, where we must work to encourage the Sun back to his Mother, Sky. We are especially excited this year, as we

The Winter Solstice 2018-06-12T18:13:34+00:00

The Fall Equinox

2018-04-03T04:59:46+00:00

The fall equinox just passed. The time of year when there is equal amount of day and night. The world is in balance, as it is during the spring equinox. The fall differs though, as

The Fall Equinox 2018-04-03T04:59:46+00:00

Vanlife Yoga

2018-04-03T04:58:29+00:00

Yoga on the Road I miss you, fellow yogis! I have been travelling through the US, doing a little teaching and a little camping, and I miss the studio and TYL community! Keeping up a

Vanlife Yoga 2018-04-03T04:58:29+00:00

Celebrating the summer solstice

2017-06-20T12:16:20+00:00

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

Celebrating the summer solstice 2017-06-20T12:16:20+00:00

Mindfulness part three: Secrets to Keeping Your Mind Happy

2017-04-20T13:10:24+00:00

This is our final blog for the three part mindfulness series! Here are five quick tips to keep your mindful meditation practice on point 1. Watch your mind for 5 minutes. Just breathe and allow

Mindfulness part three: Secrets to Keeping Your Mind Happy 2017-04-20T13:10:24+00:00

Mindfulness part two: Goal Setting

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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

Mindfulness part two: Goal Setting 2017-04-13T11:54:48+00:00

Mind-full Meditation part 1

2017-04-06T14:26:30+00:00

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

Mind-full Meditation part 1 2017-04-06T14:26:30+00:00

The Yoga Lounge community grows!

2017-03-15T16:19:45+00:00

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

The Yoga Lounge community grows! 2017-03-15T16:19:45+00:00