Katharine Kaufman

Katharine Kaufman teaches Yoga, meditation, writing workshops, and contemplative dance in Boulder County and at Shambhala Mountain Center in Colorado. She studied Yoga in Mysore, South India, and taught for many years at The Yoga Workshop and Studio Be in Boulder. Katharine is an adjunct professor at Naropa University. She holds MFAs in Performance/Choreography and Writing/Poetics. Katharine is priest ordained in the Soto Zen lineage of Kobun Chino and Vanja Palmers, Roshis.

Upcoming Programs by Katharine Kaufman

Precious Knowing: A Meditation and Yoga Retreat for Women

January 29–February 2, 2020

Our bodies hold emotions, images, patterns and stories. When we learn to fully inhabit our bodies through mindfulness practices, we can know ourselves as complete and wakeful beings. During this retreat, we will practice sitting meditation, flowing and restorative yoga, playful improvisational movement, and a little writing. We will deepen our practice and insight through […]


Wisdom of the Body: Yoga and Meditation Retreat

April 23–26, 2020

You’ve experienced joy and health, pain and loss. You’ve tested your physical limits, and have recovered from surgeries. You’ve traveled, shared insights, and cared for others. Now it’s time to attend to your body as it is today. In this retreat, you are invited to practice with a fresh perspective that acknowledges your mind and […]

The Art of Undoing: Yoga and Meditation

June 18–21, 2020

Are you feeling out of tune? Looking for balance? Do you long to pause, connect with nature and your body’s own wisdom? The pairing of meditation with Yoga is lively, intimate and generous. During this June retreat you’ll release tension and find equanimity with grounded lyrical sequences that develop heart, strength and resilience from the […]