Katharine Kaufman

Katharine Kaufman, MFA, is ordained as a priest in the Soto Zen lineage. She studied Yoga in India and practiced and taught for many years at Richard Freeman’s Yoga Workshop and Wendy Bramlett’s Studio Be. Katharine is an adjunct professor at Naropa University where she teaches Contemplative Movement Arts and is a student of poetry.

Upcoming Programs by Katharine Kaufman


FLOW: Yoga and Meditation

April 22–24, 2016

We have all had moments or days that flow well. This delightful motion may begin in what the yogis call “nadis”, or energetic channels, which run throughout our bodies. Our individual rhythms are unique and in “flow,” we are free of striving, finding lightness and ease while inhabiting our body. We discover that stillness, small […]


Women’s Summer Meditation & Yoga Retreat

August 3–7, 2016

Our bodies hold emotions, images, patterns, and stories. When we inhabit our bodies through mindfulness practices, we come to know ourselves as complete and wakeful beings. During this rejuvenating program, we will play with the 4 postures of meditation, practice nourishing yoga, and retreat in the forests, fields, and groves of Shambhala Mountain Center. Through […]