YOGA and WALK Live! With Cathy Carballo
Catherine is a Registered Yoga Teacher primarily teaching in the style of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. Her passion for yoga started in 2000 and after spending several years doing self practice she felt compelled to explore the practice of yoga on a deeper and more spiritual level. Catherine studied Sivananda and Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga under Bela Lipat and Austrian yoga teacher Christian Fleisher in the Philippines.
In November 2006, she received her yoga teacher certification from the Centered Yoga Institute at Yoga Thailand in Koh Samui, Thailand and follows religiously the tradition of Ashtanga Vinyasa as taught by the late Guru Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India. Her style is clear and direct, guiding students to connect the physical to the spiritual in this graceful and powerful practice. Her studies in Yoga Thailand were enriched by her teachers Paul Dallaghan, Neil Barker and Jeff and Harmony Lichty. She studied the Yoga Sutras, Sanskrit and Chanting under Sanskrit scholar Prof. Nagaraja Rao of Mysore, India and Vipassana Meditation in the lineage of Ajahn Tong Sirimangalo.
Catherine has a strong desire to bring the joy and power of yoga to people who want to lead a healthier and more fulfilled life. Her passion is to share the healing benefits of yoga that have helped her to find peace of mind, internal cleansing and experience transformation through the breath. Catherine owns and manages The Yoga & Walk Sanctuary in Dumaguete City and has been teaching yoga since July 2004. She holds weekly classes at the studio and organizes yoga retreats and workshops.
In February 6, 2010 Catherine pursued and received her Walk Leader Certification from the Leslie Sansone Walk Leader Program conducted by Certification Specialist Ruth A. Hughes. The course was held in Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
She holds a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication from Silliman University and is married to Glenn John Carballo, a PADI dive instructor/businessman and a doting mom to John Thomas and Sofia Isobel.