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Catherine AshtonCatherine Ashton, E-RYT500
is a registered & experienced Yoga Teacher, Founder of Yoga To Transform Trauma, a professional therapist, board certified Trauma Expert and for many years, an Administrator in large mental health agencies and hospitals serving marginalized populations and communities.  Catherine currently teaches Yoga full time at a number of studios in the Chicagoland area, is on faculty for the Yoga Teacher Training Programs at Moksha and other yoga centers and is the Director for the large Teacher Training program at YoUnique Yoga of NWI and as well as special events such as Sukhava Bodhe or Lotus Rising at the Stonehouse Farms Sanctuary in Illinois.  Catherine facilitates and leads foundational, advanced & special workshops & seminars as well as maintains a private practice dedicated to Yoga Therapy, wellness & mind body therapies. 

Catherine’s experience is that Yoga has the ability to touch our bodies & spirit in a way & depth that words may never reach.  She s committed to the practice within her own life as well as bringing the teachings and traditions of Yoga to others believing that the practice makes us kinder, gentler and more loving people who aspire to bring peace and healing to the world around us.  

She is committed to the tradition of as well as bringing Yoga, its’ teachings & the healing qualities of the practice to others.  Catherine grew up in California, is a long standing student & teacher of yoga & draws from her graduate studies in Clinical Psychology and extensive experience in yoga and the mental health field to provide a holistic approach to living and working with others
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