Katherine Conte, MA, ERYT, C-IAYT
Katherine Conte, MA, ERYT, C-IAYT is an inspired guide to natural healing methods for overcoming physical, emotional, and spiritual challenges. With 20+ years of teaching and advanced work in yoga, yoga therapy, somatic movement, religious studies, Five Element Theory, and macrobiotics, she focuses on helping people regain health, and discover and live their innate purpose in life. A master teacher of holistic health and personal development, Katherine is also a certified yoga therapist (CIAYT) and a Trauma Informed Yoga Therapist (American Psychological Association Approved ). Katherine recently trained in Dean Ornish’s Lifestyle Medicine and is the the Stress Management Specialist with the Ornish Heart Disease Reversal Program with Lifespan Team. She earned a Master of Arts degree in Religious Studies and Art Therapy, and certifications from the Macrobiotics America Counseling Program and the Advanced Dream Tending Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute and is a certified facilitator of Overcome Anxiety Clinics (OAnx), and is certified in Somatic Yoga through the Hanna Institute.
With one-on-one clients, Katherine’s support ranges from addressing health concerns to reconnecting with Self. A session might include yoga/somatic movement, breath coaching, food suggestions, meditation, talk on life’s purpose and guidance in deep relaxation. As a yoga teacher, Katherine is known for leading strong classes with attention to inner body alignment and direction that encourages self healing and awareness.
In 2006 Katherine founded Focus Yoga (East Greenwich, RI), which she directed as well as leading wellness programs, yoga classes, and 200-hour teacher trainings. The yoga studio was acquired by All That Matters Yoga + Holistic Centers in 2015. Today Katherine is taking the rich tools of yoga into health care and research-based programs teaching participants to manage anxiety and pain.
Whether she’s mentoring private clients or teaching groups, Katherine’s strength is creating a healing environment, directing people to core issues, and walking with them into the light of vibrant wellbeing. Her private practice is based in Rhode Island.