Author Archives: Kat Allen

About Kat Allen

Kat Allen is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor working with individuals and couples, a yoga teacher since 1987, and longtime facilitator of whole person, experiential transformation, in both group and private settings.

Healthy Human Life

Are you ready to create or fine-tune your Healthy Human Life?  This series of workshops for Fall 2018 comes from my 30 years of heart-felt practice and teaching.  Working intimately as I have with people’s bodies, minds and spirits, this accessible, integrative approach will help you actualize a truly Healthy Human Life!  To learn more about […]

Shadow Work in Relationship: exposing what’s hidden

My first taste of Shadow Work in Relationship… “You are just so negative.” I couldn’t believe it when I heard these words coming out of a past partner’s mouth.  I never thought of myself as a negative person, and my first response was, “Me, negative?  No, I’m not!”  Now, I have always been someone who […]

The Big View of Hard Times

An article by Kat Allen: The Big View of Hard Times Everywhere we look, we see the world “falling apart.” We are faced not only with the dilemma of “can we do something about it?” but something much more difficult to pin down…how to be present with the Inconvenient Truths we are facing everyday. Is […]

Workshop: Healing Practices for Trauma, Stress and Compassion Fatigue

Please join Kat Allen & Scott Tusa for the Workshop: Healing Practices for Stress, Trauma and Compassion Fatigue. Integrating Buddhist Psychology, Body Psychotherapy & Yoga Therapy, this combined approach will be sure to inspire you, give you a feeling of deep connection with yourself, and offer you practical tools, both experiential and intellectual, that will […]

Saturday Meditation Series in West Seattle

Saturday Meditation Series in West Seattle Join Kat for a 6 week series, October 6-November 11, 2017, 9-10 am. By donation! There’s no escaping it–we have to get our butts on the cushion and put in actual time practicing to reap the benefits. We can’t just keep reading about how helpful meditation is across all […]

The Importance of Retreat

The importance of going on retreat, during what many consider these really difficult times, may be self-evident, but it bears repeating! Taking a retreat is nurturing dedicated time to spend with yourself and just BE; a time to rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit; to re-connect with your authentic self; to re-connect with nature; to […]

September 2017 Yoga & Meditation Retreat

Please join Shannon McCall and Kat Allen for another amazing Yoga & Meditation Retreat at Aldermarsh on Whidbey Island.  You will enjoy beautiful and serene surroundings, walks and soaking tubs!  Great community (sangha), delicious vegetarian food, and in-depth teachings on how to utilize the 5 Great Elements in yoga, meditation and clearing practices. Clear awareness of the […]

New Moon Yoga & Healing Event

IMPORTANT YOGA UPDATE JULY 2017 Big News: The Center for Movement & Healing was sold as of July 1st, 2017!  Limber Yoga is taking over the space and the schedule, and Kat’s classes were immediately discontinued. This has been a shock for my yoga students, and I apologize for any disappointment, while I try to […]

The Inner Revolution of Kindness

The Inner Revolution of Kindness “The path to our happy place starts with one choice: whether or not to be kind. Especially when we really don’t want to be.” Shaunti Feldhahn [1] We all want to be happy, this is self-evident. My intention in this article is to share the growing evidence that supports the […]

Workshop: MEDITATION, LOVING-KINDNESS & NATURE

MEDITATION, LOVING-KINDNESS & NATURE Sunday, July 30th  9:30 am-12:30 pm Join Kat for an outdoor workshop that explores meditation and the practice of loving-kindness (or, Metta)in nature. In the beauty of a quiet grove in Lincoln Park, West Seattle, you’ll learn mindfulness practices of body, mind and energy, and gain access to your truest nature, one of “Natural Great […]