Category Archives: Mindfulness
EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING: Part 2 of the healthy Human Life Series

EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING: A Daylong Workshop (lunch included) I:  The Feeling Body and Self-Compassion II.  Releasing & Clearing Emotion   Sunday, November 18, 2018    9 am-4 pm   Just in time for the Thanksgiving trip to see the family!  One of the most neglected areas in our culture is learning how to be present in the Feeling […]

Meditation for the 21st Century Brain

Meditation for the 21st Century Brain: breakthrough to a real meditation practice!   Workshop date: Sunday, October 21 1-5:30 pm   Do you find it difficult to meditate?  Is your mind so distracted or your energy so ramped up you can barely sit still?  Welcome to the club!  As a culture, it is getting harder […]

Healthy Human Life series

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

WAKING UP! Mindfulness & Yoga for Health, Relationships, Work and Spirit

This all-day immersion with Kat, WAKING UP! Mindfulness & Yoga for Health, Relationships, Work and Spirit,  is geared toward personal and relational development  by addressing four major goals of life, or the “Four Aims.”   We will utilize practice tools from mindfulness, yoga philosophy and practice,  somatic psychology and family systems therapy to dive deeply into one’s needs and desires around–and what it takes to develop–a healthy […]