Connecting Science + Intuition
for Peaceful, Thriving Families
Speaker . Teacher . Healer
Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient
Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP)
Founder of Yoga Alliance Registered Children's Yoga School (RCYS)
Craniosacral Therapy, Infants + Children (Visionary Healing)
Craniosacral Therapy Level 4 (Visionary Healing)
Expert Registered Yoga Teacher (ERYT) - Yin, Nidra, Hatha/Vinyasa, Kundalini, Prenatal, Chair and more!
Registered Children's Yoga Teacher (RCYT)
Certificate in Adult Learning (U Calgary)
Bachelor of Business (UBC)
And I'm thrilled to be pursuing my Masters in Counselling!
I was given the gift of breathwork and meditation as a child by my Mother, and discovered what I now knows as Somato-Emotional Release (moving emotions through our body). Having these tools enabled me to stay present in my body and work through experiences as they came, so as to not store them in my body. As a result, I have been able to be resilient, and stay aligned with my intuition and gifts – my gloWithin.
Children naturally embody their gloWithin, and as conscious parents we strive to honour this as we guide them on their journey… but are we honouring this in ourselves?
I experienced postpartum anxiety with my eldest due to reasons beyond my control, and a debilitating postpartum depression with my second due to lack of sleep. I am telling you this, because while our situations may be unique, I get it and I don't want you to feel alone.
I am a Highly Sensitive introvert (which also poses interesting challenges in parenting), and am passionate about being active in nature. I love the arts (music, dance, creating), and am a life-long learner.
As a teen I recognized our lifestyles were not conducive to thriving families and generations. This inspired me (to finally 12 years later) begin Studio 202, a healing community space for families in North Vancouver, Canada. In 2020 I closed this space and took my offerings online, and it has grown from there with so much support from the community - thank you!
What do I do as a Somatic Parenting Coach?
My background as a Craniosacral and Yoga instructor has been rooted in a deep understanding of our nervous system. By empowering you also with knowledge and simple, powerful tools, I am to support you and your family in creating greater inner-peace.
Resilience is our ability to flow between the parasympathetic (rest, digest, socialize) and sympathetic (activated) state appropriately to respond to our internal and external environments. These external environments include our families, communities, and nature - all of which we co-regulate with. In fact we begin co-regulating with our mothers at 6 weeks in utero!
As you can see by the statistics, many spend more time in a sympathetic state which has sub-optimal implications on our individual and collective holistic well-being. I believe this is largely a function of society's misplaced values... as Conscious Parents and Educators, we are changing this!
“The way we speak to a child becomes their inner-voice”
What Katie shared with me after was all absolutely true, and a helpful take away I can work with. I am still feeling shifting happening in my body the day after. I would highly recommend Katie to be part of your healing journey.
Katie creates an atmosphere allowing for anything that comes up to be felt.
Katie delivers an amazing amount of care and healing energy into her practice. I truly feel that my session with Katie helped put me on the path to healing and feeling more like myself. I highly recommend and value Katie’s practice.