As a long time street dancer and gym aficionado who isn't naturally flexible, Catherine had turned to Yoga as a means for change. Little did she know that this would lead to a life changing shift physically, emotionally and mentally.
After a decade of teaching dance, she embarked on the journey of teaching Yoga in 2009 through her first training in Hot and Hatha Yoga with Copper Crow. She has gone on to study Yin Yoga, Pre-Natal Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga with several respected teachers including Bernie Clark, Jason Crandell, Jo Phee, Michelle Papa, Sarah Powers and Victor Chng.
Her belief in lifelong learning and keen interest in anatomy, fascia, myofascial release, Chinese Medicine, qigong healing and yoga philosophy have motivated her to pursue such knowledge rigorously with teachers from all over the world, including Carlos Pomeda, Charat Singh, Martin Kirk, Michael Watson, Thomas Myers, Tiffany Cruikshank and more.
In 2020, she graduated top of class from a 2-year program at the Singapore College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and is currently pursuing a second diploma in Chinese Medicine health management. This has allowed her to view wellness from a variety of perspectives and weave different areas of knowledge into her practice and classes.
With thousands of hours of training and teaching behind her, Catherine is an experienced teacher who believes the asana practice is a small but beautiful part of Yoga. Convinced of the benefits that Yoga has brought her, she would love to share this joy with more people and hopefully create a positive change for her students, no matter how small.
200-hour Hot & Hatha Teacher Training 2009 with Copper Crow
100-hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training with Victor Chng
100-hour Yin/Yang Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training Intensive with Sarah Powers
65-hour Yin Yin Yoga Teacher Training (Chinese Medicine, Meridian Yin & Hip Anatomy I) with Jo Phee
60-hour Yin Yin Yoga Teacher Training (Acupressure, Acuyin & Hip Anatomy II) with Jo Phee
50-hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training (Myofascial Release & Spine Anatomy) with Jo Phee
50-hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training (Acupressure, Qigong & Lower Leg/Arm Anatomy) with Jo Phee
50-hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training with Bernie Clark
50-hour Mastering the Art of Vinyasa Yoga with Jason Crandell
32-hour Advanced Yin Yoga Teacher Training (Advanced Anatomy and Fascia Study) with Jo Phee
30-hour Advanced Yin Yoga Teacher Training (Human Cadaver Fascial Dissection) with Jo Phee
Pre & Post Natal Yoga with Michelle Pappa