Mother and daughter, Kathy and Marilyn are the founding partners of the Wandering Ashram Yoga & Meditation School. Marilyn, Kathy’s wise and adoring mother has always been a source of inspiration and motivation for Kathy and has been her biggest cheerleader and supporter in the journey to establish a 200-hour yoga and meditation teacher training program. Marilyn currently resides with her sweet husband Gary and their super-pup Teddy in Elizabethtown Kentucky. At 73 years young, she does yoga everyday and reaps the benefits of this ancient practice.
Kathy currently lives in Grafenwohr, Germany with her husband William, 3 beautiful children and 2 cats. Kathy is an E-RYT 500 which means she is an experienced yoga teacher with over 500 hours of yoga studies and over 3000 hours of teaching. She owns and operates a Yoga Alliance Registered 200 Hour Yoga School and is an Ayurvedic practitioner. Kathy’s days are filled with caring for her family, her community and sharing the practices of all things YOGA.
The Wandering Ashram Yoga & Meditation School’s Spring 2017 class is set to graduate this Sunday at the Leavenworth Yoga Co-Op. These dedicated & compassionate students are now 200 hour yoga teachers. Their training has been intense and sometimes painful with hours of sitting, practicing, breathing, meditating, coloring, listening, reading, journaling, drawing, thinking, snacking, wandering and laughing… All this has led to their transformation. They all came to teacher training curious with an open heart and open mind. They allowed me to guide them towards their goal of learning more about the practice of yoga and learning how to teach this ancient art. The Yoga Sutras says that the word “understand” is a combination of two words: “under” and “stand”. And to understand, or learn something, we must stand under. These students all stand under yoga. They are ready to teach and guide others. The gratitude I have for them is infinite. They are a true inspiration, they embody love and light and I thank them for allowing me to guide them on their journey.
Reiki Q & A
What is Reiki anyway?
That was what I wanted to know when I first heard a friend mention it a few years ago. How does it work? Does it actually work? How can I experience this healing art? Questions, questions and more questions. So here is the deal on Reiki. It is an ancient Japanese technique that is used to naturally heal through touch. This technique is based on the principle that the therapist can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient’s body and restore physical and emotional well-being.
How long does a session last?
A session (treatment) lasts about 45 minutes and is done fully clothed. You simply lie down on the massage table and allow yourself to enjoy the feeling of reconnecting with your own energy as well as feeling the energy of the healer. The process involves light toughing of the hands and some hovering of the hands over specific parts of the body. The idea is that whatever blockages you might have in your body become unblocked allowing you to return to your natural state of peace and optimal health.
How do I book an appointment and how much does it cost?
Call, text or email the Wandering Ashram to set up a session. Cost is $50.00 for 45 minutes.
Who benefits from Reiki?
Everyone! Reiki sessions can benefit anyone at anytime. It is especially helpful though when you are experiencing emotional stressors or creativity blockages.
Call or text Kathy at 615-516-8318 to book your appointment