Kathryn holds a BA in Psychology (1984), MA Analytical Psychology (1988) and a PGCE in Primary Education QTS EYPS (2007). She is a qualified Yoga Teacher RYT200 (2016) and Certified iRest Meditation Teacher and Mentor (2017).

Kathryn became fascinated by yoga as a teenager and trained in zen meditation. After completing an MA in Analytical Psychology, she facilitated the provision of yoga and meditation classes in prisons throughout the UK with the Prison Phoenix Trust in Oxford.

Kathryn also worked as a Kindergarten Teacher for many years and when she retired, she founded Time For A Little Rest Ltd where she now offers a unique blend of writing practice, Non-sleep Deep Rest and iRest meditation.

“I especially love iRest Meditation because it provides a systematic way of combining cognitions of insight and awareness with feelings of joy and ease to achieve lasting wellbeing.”

Kathryn also enjoys writing, swimming, hiking and seaside holidays with her husband, children, grandson and springer spaniel.

Kathryn happily mentors and contributes to a variety of charities and social enterprises, including JabuMind Self-Care app for Teachers, THRIVE INSIDE, Cybermindz and The iRest Institute.