Kat Whitney

Formerly the director of Bikram Yoga Ipswich and Ipswich River Yoga in Ipswich, MA, Kat has served as the managing partner at Ananda Shanti Yoga in Manchester by the Sea, MA, a senior instructor at Zen Athletica in Boston, Yoga Sakti in Salem, MA, Treetop Yoga in Gloucester, MA and Yoga GB in Great Barrington, MA. Most recently, she co-founded and directed the Yoga Institute of the Berkshires, a yoga teacher training facility. She is currently the Interim Director here at Sruti while founder Amy Webb is on maternity leave.

Kat holds an M. Ed. from Harvard University where she did research in ADD/ADHD. She trained as a Life Coach with iPEC (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching) and holds multiple yoga certifications from the Yoga College of India, the Baptiste Institute, Prana Vayu and Anusara Yoga.  She is an initiated Tantrika in Neelakantha meditation and has received White Tara Empowerment in the dzogchen Buddhist lineage.

Mama, yogini, lifelong equestrian and snow-seeker, Kat shares yoga as a tool for living powerfully with a naturally busy human mind and a body that craves optimization of its kinesthetic blueprint. With almost 30 years of personal yoga practice and 20 years as an instructor, Kat writes and educates about life, wellness, yoga and the dharma via her blog, social media, weekly classes, integrative workshops and Yoga Allianceā„¢ certified yoga teacher trainings. e