"The Western idea of practice is to acquire a skill. The Eastern idea of practice on the other hand, is to create the person, or rather, to reveal the complete person who is already there.” - Stephen Nachmanovitch
yoga • Pilates
Caterina is a yoga teacher, pilates instructor, retreat facilitator, and Ayurvedic wellness coach. She is deeply in love with the complex and rich teachings of yoga, classical tantra, and Ayurveda and considers it a great privilege to practice and share these traditions.
With over 1,000 hours of training and 10 years of teaching under her belt, Cat loves creating badass and creative sequences shared with her whole heart. Based in the hinterland of Byron where she grew up, Cat devotes most of her spare time to her garden, dancing around her living room to deep bassy tunes, and lounging on the beach.
40 min | Total Body Expansion 40 min | In this practice we open and expand our body in all the ways; forward folds, back bends, twists, and lateral flexion. Like that most delicious yawn first thing in the morning, but everywhere! This practice finds each corner of the body and allows the space to steep into stillness. Duration: 40…
20 min | For the anxious, the ungrounded, for those feeling a little up in the clouds, this practice is going to help cultivate stability and balance in the body/mind. We do this through slow movement and longer holds. Designed to work on the Ayurvedic dosha of Vata, we work with oppositional medicine to build heat and groundedness.
30 min | If you’re feeling a little agitated, hot, and bothered, this practice is for you. Full of forward folds to calm the mind and soothe the nerves. Drawing on the wisdom of Ayurveda, this practice is designed to bring a little more balance into your life.
30 min | If you’re feeling sluggish, stagnant, or depressed, this flow will help to get things moving. Designed to shake up kapha dosha, we move through a vinyasa practice full of twists and dynamic movement. This medicinal practice will bring a spring back to your step and put a sparkle in your eyes.
10 min | A quick and feisty practice to light up the triceps. Whether you’re looking for more ease in your chaturangas or you want to work on some definition for your arms, this practice - especially if done frequently - will effectively bring strength and tone to these little babes on the back of your arms. No weights required!
30 min | Playing with different variations of half moon (or ardha chandrasana), this short but powerful practice will find us expanding and strengthening the body in the most fun flowing way. Dancing that fine line between effort and ease, let's play with new shapes.
10 min | So, we all know the saying, “energy flows where attention goes”. This meditation puts this into practice. This grounding body yantra practice is designed to move energy (prana) from the earth into the belly. Simply by using our attention, we can move stagnancy and boost vitality. Don’t believe me? Try for yourself. x
An absolute favourite sequence to create space in the lower body. Like a breath of fresh air, this practice breathes life into the sticky parts of the body, giving a little love to the hips and hamstrings. Nurturing and yet powerful, let’s love up the lower body.
This practice will light up the whole damn show, bringing strength and tone to your whole beautiful body. Core, glutes, arms, legs, etc are all going to feel this. Especially when practiced frequently, this practice will help to create SO much more ease in your yoga practice and to your whole life.
Finding space to breathe, unravel the chest's tightness, and melt into the mat. Especially for those of us who spend our days hunched over devices, steering wheels, or on couches, this is a series of shapes that will help to re-open and revitalise the front body.