Kath Meadows, MA, E-RYT500 is a trauma informed yoga training instructor, teacher and practitioner. From 2010-2016 Kath offered gender sensitive, trauma informed yoga to men and women in prisons. In 2016 she implemented a pioneering Yoga Alliance registered 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training for women prisoners, in collaboration with The Yoga Center of Columbia, MD.
She is the author of A Woman’s Practice: Healing from the Heart, an accessible guide to the healing benefits of yoga for women in all bodies. More than 4,000 copies of her book have been sent free of charge to prisoners around the USA. Kath was a contributing editor to Best Practices for Yoga in the Criminal Justice System, a Yoga Service Council publication.
Formerly Director of Women Prisoner Initiatives and trauma-informed yoga training leader with Prison Yoga Project, Kath now serves as an ambassador of Moving Mountains Organization, and mentor to Whitney Ingram to continue the evolution of their co-created Trauma Informed Yoga Training and the continued distribution of her book to prisons.
“Kath is not only my mentor in trauma informed yoga but one of my dearest friends and neighbors. The confidence I have to carry out the mission of MMY is bolstered by the knowledge and mentorship she shares with me.” -Whitney Ingram