Kathy radiates love in the classes she teaches. She encourages kids to be positive and kind and inspires families to raise peaceful kids in an environment of joy. She recently finished her 200 hour certification with Integral Yoga in New York City. This was a full circle moment as she began her yoga career at Integral Yoga in the 90’s and studied with its founder Swami Satchidananda at Yogaville. She also received a 40 hour training certificate in kids yoga from Rainbow Kids Yoga.
Kathy has taught kids and families at Fayette Street School in Santa Fe, Body in Santa Fe, at Vegfest in NYC, at the Little Missionary School in NYC and many other places. She is an engaging keynote speaker at teacher conferences and at schools. She has been coaching families for many years to help them parent in a vibration of acceptance, peace and love.
She began her career as a fashion buyer for Bloomingdales, Barney’s and ABC Carpet and Home where she honed her ability to spot trends for the trendiest of customers. Becoming the marketing and PR Director for The Waldorf School in NYC Kathy fell in love with educating the mind, heart and soul of the child. At the Rudolf Steiner school she created the Two’s Program, The Environmental Curriculum and the Rainforest Run.
Raising her own peaceful children Kara and Kayle gave her the inspiration and tools to create the Peace Place for Kids books, yoga and meditation classes. Her series of award winning parenting guides and mindfulness children’s books have been featured in national publications.
As a parenting expert Kathy’s written for Huffington Post and Elephant Journal and she has been interviewed by NPR. As a thought leader, Kathy is an inspired speaker who shares her message of mindfulness to parents and educators around the United States.
As a lifelong learner Kathy recently got a master’s degree from St John’s College in Santa Fe in Western Philosophy.
Kathy is vegan, has a joy for life, is in love with dogs, obsessed with pop culture, a self-proclaimed fashionista, a master meditator and big on doing things with integrity and intention.