Katie Jacobson :

Katie is a yoga teacher, Ayurvedic health counselor, associate marriage and family therapist, and forever student based in her hometown, Santa Cruz, CA. Katie’s yoga journey started twenty years ago when she was a competitive athlete in high school. It was her love for movement that initially sparked her interest in the practice. During challenging college years, the mat became a place of refuge and Katie experienced deeper transformative and healing benefits on and off the mat.

In 2013, Katie completed her first yoga teacher training with Yogi Vishvketu in Rishikesh, India. She continues to study with and assist San Francisco based teacher, Janet Stone, and draws inspiration from yin yoga teachers Sarah Powers and Paul Grilley.

Katie’s classes are deeply nourishing, as she offers students a compassionate space to look inward, cultivate steadiness and ease, and strengthen and stretch both body and mind. With an Ayurvedic lens, classes are typically seasonally inspired to support alignment and well-being. Katie invites students to reconnect with their inner wisdom and remember their innate wholeness.

Nature is Katie’s greatest teacher — she enjoys hiking and exploring new trails, swimming in the sea, wandering through farmers markets, cooking and sharing meals, and gathering with community.