Katherine Dowdney


ACE Certified Personal Trainer, PMA Certified Pilates, E-RYT

Katherine Dowdney is a seasoned wellness and movement educator; her passion for anatomy and movement is evident in her teaching. Katherine is an ACE certified personal trainer, an E-RYT yoga instructor, a PMA certified Pilates teacher. She has instructed private and group Pilates and yoga sessions for over fifteen years. She completed comprehensive Pilates certifications from both Balanced Body University and Peak Pilates. Katherine has received training in Body Mind Centering, pre & post natal Fusion Pilates, Sadhana Chi yoga, Purna yoga, and completed Duke Integrative Medicine’s Yoga for Seniors course. In addition, she is a teacher of teachers. She has developed and instructed Pilates Mat and Equipment Certification programs and numerous professional movement workshops.  Katherine is a trained modern dancer and performance artist. In her young adult life, she danced for several professional companies and co-founded a non-profit dance company where she created and produced many evening length works. One of her life’s greatest joys is sharing her love of movement with others. She lives with her husband, two children and tripod dog in Sebastopol. 

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