Yogini, teacher, trainee and mentor, Kate Duyn Cariati has dedicated over 16 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 Hamiltonbefore opening Light on Lotus in 2016.

Kate founded Light on Lotus to offer up an alternative approach to the predominant styles of yoga found in Southern, CA. She leads annual Teacher Trainings, specialized workshops, retreats, and has been streaming online since 2010 on yogisanonymous.com. 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. Originally from Portland, Oregon, she has lived and taught in New York and San Francisco for the Laughing Lotus Yoga Centers there, and currently resides in Mar Vista, Los Angeles with her son and two cats.

Deity: Durga meets Saraswati, kind of like a Pitta-Vata Griffin.
Jam: “Whole Lotta Love” covered by Tina Turner