Wilkes University


Join Us for Free Yoga in the Gallery

Join us for free yoga at the Sordoni Art Gallery at 4 p.m. on Monday, July 22. 

This Shin Somatics® Yoga class combines the wisdom of somatic movement education with Hatha yoga and meditation practice. Experience an hour-long yoga class surrounded by art. This free class, led by Catherine A. Schaeffer, is for all ages and abilities. No experience is necessary. Please bring a yoga mat and dress warmly.

Catherine A. Schaeffer is an educator, dancer, published author and yogi.  For the past twenty years, she was a dance professor and choreographer at Mercyhurst University and Valdosta State University. Schaeffer holds an M.F.A. in dance from Arizona State University, a M.Ed. in dance from Temple University and a B.S. in art education from Kutztown University.  She is an ISMETA registered somatic movement therapist and educator (RSMT, RSME) a Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 and YACEP.

Schaeffer currently teaches yoga for Mountain Yoga Studio, Yoga Journeys and Wilkes University.  As a lead teacher for the Eastwest Somatics Institute of Yoga Dance and Movement Studies, she offers Shin Somatics® Yoga teacher trainings and workshops nationally.