Detailed Biography

 

Yoga Teacherpostures, breathing techniques, movement, chant, meditation and yoga philosophy

  • Town of Weare 2001 – present
  • John Stark High School 2014 - present
  • New England College (part-time faculty), Henniker 2004 - 2016
  • South Hill Farm, New Boston 2002- 2016
  • Town of New Boston 2002-2008
  • Catholic Medical Center 2005
  • Elliott Hospital 2001 and 2009
Catherine with a statue of Ganesh

Education

American Viniyoga Institute Teacher Training Certification 2013

Integral Yoga® Teacher Training Certification April 30 - May 30 2001

  • Basic Teacher Training - Satya Greenstone and Swami Kurunananda
  • Satchidananda Ashram, Buckingham, Virginia - yogaville.org

Satchidananda Ashram  2001 - present

  • Yearly workshops - Swami Asokananda, Swami Ramamanda, Jayadeva, Manjula Spears and Rich Panico
  • Satchidananda Ashram, Buckingham, VA – yogaville.org

Yoga Therapy Center  2009

  • Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy and Structural Yoga Therapy – Mukunda Stiles, Mangala Warner and Chinnamasta - www.yogatherapycenter.org

Yoga for Osteoporosis Prevention Certification 2009

  • Kay Hawkins and Dr. Nirmala Limaye http://www.yoga4u2.com/

Granite State College 2007

  • Bachelor of Science in Alternative Health Care

Cardiac Yoga® Teacher Training Certification 2005

Neuro-Linguistic Hypnotherapy Certification 2004

  • Bennett/Stellar University, San Diego, California

American Sanskrit Institute 2001

  • Sanskrit Training with Vyass Houston - www.americansanskrit.com/

International Zen Association  1989 - 1997

  • Montreal and Paris Sangha – Founder Taisen Deshimaru
  • zen-azi.org/en

Liberal Arts Studies 1977 – 1979

  • College of Sainte-Foy, Quebec

National Ballet School of Canada 1970 – 1975

  • Classical Ballet studies

Travels

Spiritual Pilgrimage in India 1980, 2001 and 2010

  • Allahabad for the Maha Kumbha Mela
  • Coimbatore Integral Yoga Institute
  • Many sacred places across the country

Dance and Theatre Performance 1979 – 2000

  • International tours: France, Israel, Ireland, Germany, England, Australia, Holland, Spain, USA, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Belarus, Ukraine, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Croatia, Romania, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Japan, Venezuela, Mexico, India, Taiwan, Portugal, Italy, Singapore, Scotland, Colombia and Canada

Independent Choreographer 1995

  • Choreography for the Dublin Opera Company Production of Monteverdi’s Orpheus and Eurydice, Dublin (Ireland)

Independent Choreographer 1994

  • Solo Creation and Performance of What Kind of a Bird Are You? presented in Wellington, New Zealand

Past Career

Actress / Dancer  1998 – 2000

  • Ex-Machina Company, Québec

Dancer/Choreographer 1997 – 1998

  • Museum of Québec, Solo Creation and Performance of When Birds are White

Professor of Choreography and Movement  1996 – 1999

  • College of Sainte-Foy, Quebec

Dancer, Dance-Theater Teacher and International Tour Manager 1990 – 1996

  • Philippe Genty Company in Paris, France

Dancer and Modern Dance Teacher 1979 – 1989

  • Montanaro Dance
  • Dance Partout

Director of the Dance Union of Québec  1987 – 1989

Awards

The Canada Council for the Arts  1989 - 1990

  • One year grant for advanced studies of dance and theatre in Paris with world renowned masters Peter Goss and Jacques Lecoq, Paris

Quebec Minister of Cultural Affairs 1987

  • Advanced studies of voice and movement with Brazilian actress Elizabeth Albahaca, Montreal

Quebec Minister of Cultural Affairs 1986

  • Advanced studies of contemporary dance with Peggy Baker, Ottawa

The Canada Council for the Arts  1985

  • Advanced studies in ballet with Maggie Black, New York

Catherine may be reached at:  registrar@yoganh.us or 603-529-0830

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