Health    ~    Longevity     ~    Enjoyment    ~    Life     - Opening the Heart to New Possibilities
About Kathy & Causes of Happiness ~



strength and ease in the body,
a clear mind,
an open heart,
an indomitable spirit,
and living connection.


Education/Certifications
National Ayurvedic Medical Association Certified Health Practitioner & Counselor, 2017
Ayurvedic Health Counselor & Practitioner, Radiant Living, 2017
International Assoc. of Yoga Therapists Certified Yoga Therapist, 2017
Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider, 2017
E-RYT 200, Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, 1000+ hours, 2014
Neurosensory Relief & Regulation/Neurovascular Integration Courses Completed, 2014
Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance, RYT 500-hr, 2012
Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance, RYT 200-hr, 2010
BS, Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Selected Trainings
VIOA Panchakarma Technician Program, 8 weeks of study in Pune, India. An advanced intensive Panchakarma Ayurvedic Therapy Training Program, students develop and enhance their panchakarma therapy skill sets in theory and practice as taught by Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc, August 28- October 22, 2016             
Marma Chikitsa: The Inner Pharmacy, Vasant Lad, Ayurvedic Institute, June 24-June 30
Pulse Reading Practicum: The impulse of Life, Vasant Lad, Ayurvedic Institute, June 17-23
Emptiness and Love: How Healing Happens, Michael Stone
Ayurvedic Practitioner Intern, Radiant Living Yoga & Ayurveda
Ayurvedic Pancha Karma Practices for Transformation, P. Wickman
Embodying Ethics & Vows in Modern Life (The 5 precepts, The Yamas:               Nonviolence, Honesty, Not-stealing, Wise Use of Energy,  Non-greed,) Michael Stone
The Psychology of Yoga & Mindfulness (Perception, Aversion &  Grasping, Samsara,       Samskara, Karma, Non-reactivity,  Neuroplasticity,) Michael Stone
Sacred Activism, Andrew Harvey, The Christine Center
The New Wave of Yoga, Michael Stone
Pranayama In Depth, Michael Stone
Neurovascular Flow Class, Body*Brain*Flow, NVI, C. Holway
Yoga as Medicine, Yoga Therapy, Dr. Timothy McCall 
The 5 Mindfulness Practices, Thich Nhat Hahn, Transmission & Name: "Living Connection of the Heart," Brock University, Toronto
Body Reading 101, Anatomy Trains, Tom Myers
Sensory Brain Development, The Why Behind the Wiring, C. Holway

Contact me through your email at causesofhappiness@gmail.com.