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Kate Duyn

Yogini, teacher, trainee and mentor, Kate Duyn has dedicated over 15 years to her practice and profession. Since relocating to LA in 2009, she has taught at over ten different studios and gyms in the area and led 200 Hour Teacher Trainings for Pure Yoga at Equinox, Goda Yoga, and Yogis Anonymous with Ally Hamilton. Kate founded Light on Lotus Yoga in Mar Vista in August of 2016. She leads annual Teacher Trainings, specialized workshops, retreats, and has been streaming online with Yogis Anonymous since 2010. Her classes are known for their creative but intelligent sequencing, free flow acro-athleticism and soulfulness. She has a knack for guiding students to new depths while maintaining a sense of humor. Kate seamlessly weaves yoga philosophy, mantra, pranayama, meditation and movement into a rich and heartfelt experience in which she sets out to circulate as much joy through the body as possible. She bows deeply to the great lineage of teachers that have come before her on this path and to Laughing Lotus co-founders Dana Trixie Flynn and Jasmine Tarkeshi. Originally from Portland, Oregon, she has lived and taught in New York, San Francisco, and currently resides in Mar Vista in LA, CA.

Kate's Latest Classes

  • 45 minutes

    Sweet + Steady

    By Kate Duyn on May 30, 2023

    Vinyasa Flow Advanced

    A sweet, steady container of breath work, hip-and-shoulder-opening, core strengthening and an opportunity to play with forearm stand. Perfect for days when you want to go deep, but have a moderate amount of prana to work with :)

  • 48 minutes

    May the Force Be with You

    By Kate Duyn on May 5, 2023

    Vinyasa Flow Advanced

    This is a grounding, nourishing practice that feeds your roots and leaves you feeling like the life force is flowing through you optimally. Grab two blocks and get ready to feel the force (and maybe a chin-stand ;))

  • 46 minutes

    Gettin' Strappy

    By Kate Duyn on Apr 28, 2023

    Vinyasa Flow Advanced

    Yogis, you are going to need a strap (and possibly a block or two) for this adventure! We're going to use the strap to explore how to engage, strengthen and open...well, pretty much everything! Enjoy!

  • 43 minutes

    Hamstring Hoedown

    By Kate Duyn on Apr 10, 2023

    Vinyasa Flow Advanced

    Grab two blocks (and a strap may be helpful) and get ready to take your hamstrings for a ride! Join Kate for this practice that begins with some core-centering to prepare you for lots of standing balance, creative twists and takes on familiar poses like twisting crescent, twisting half moon, and twisting padanghustasana. Pigeon pose feels great on the outer hips after all the fun. Enjoy this quick but deep practice, yogis!

  • 61 minutes

    The Window of Your Heart

    By Kate Duyn on Mar 17, 2023

    Vinyasa Flow Advanced

    Ready to open the window of your heart (and also your shoulders, chest, upper back), fire up your core and play with some fun variations? Grab two blocks and a strap and let's go!

  • 57 minutes

    Freedom Flow

    By Kate Duyn on Feb 17, 2023

    Vinyasa Flow Advanced

    This practice is all about clarity of vision and inward freedom. It may seem counterintuitive but discipline is a big part of finding that inward freedom. The idea is to use your discipline or your practice or craft to explore what freedom means for you. Showing up is the key, and coupling your determination with your vision sets you up for limitless possibilities!

  • 47 minutes

    Monkey Business

    By Kate Duyn on Jan 28, 2023

    Vinyasa Flow Advanced

    All kinds of monkey business today, folks! Join Kate for a deep backhanding, core strengthening, arm-balancing extravaganza. A blanket will be helpful, you may also want to have a block and strap handy. We're going to play with a variation of monkey pose that is also a very deep backbend! It's a whole mood in itself! There are also options to play with one-legged crow and side crow from tripod headstand. Calm your monkey mind and feed your monkey spirit!

  • 51 minutes

    The Lion's Heart

    By Kate Duyn on Jan 9, 2023

    Vinyasa Flow Advanced

    Invisible fibers of the heart itself stretch open so we can feel the connection we have to our loved ones, teachers, guides, to our ancestors and the earth itself. When we can bring our best and truest selves to whatever we face, we have the best chance to have the lion's heart, sensing the interconnectedness of all things. Grab all the props and get ready to roar.

  • 52 minutes

    Illumination Station

    By Kate Duyn on Dec 24, 2022

    Vinyasa Flow Advanced

    A heart-opening flow inspired by the great Martha Graham who believed the purpose of dance was to illuminate the struggles of the human experience and to explore human nature. Grab your mat and let's dance and flow and illuminate it all together!

  • 48 minutes

    Integration Station

    By Kate Duyn on Dec 9, 2022

    Vinyasa Flow Advanced

    This practice is all about moving through the midline to get extremely centered! It's about processing all the unprocessed experiences so we can walk away feeling like we've integrated whatever is flying around in our mental, emotional and physical space. If you're looking for a little "upward" energy, here you go! .

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