ABOUT

KATHRYN WILLDER 

Kathryn has been a student and advocate of yoga and meditation for more than four decades.

She initially trained in zen meditation and worked as a psychologist with the Prison Phoenix Trust in Oxford to facilitate the introduction of yoga and meditation provision for teenagers in HMYOIs throughout the UK.

During several years as a full-time mother and later a Kindergarten and Reception Class Teacher, Kathryn developed a passion for early years pedagogy and designed playful ways for integrating yoga and mindfulness skills throughout the curriculum.

Now a Yoga and Mediation Teacher, she continues to value a ‘kindergarten for life’ perspective on learning and aspires to infuse her teaching and daily life with aspects of stillness, imagination and a sense of adventure.

Kathryn holds a BA in Psychology with Fine Art, an MA in Archetypal Psychology, and a PGCE in Primary Education (QTS EYPS). She is a qualified Yoga Teacher (RYT200) and Certified iRest Meditation Teacher, Mentor and Supervisor.

Kathryn lives in the English countryside with her husband. She has enjoys hiking, cycling, swimming, and writing.

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