gitte bechsgaard
Kathryn Curtis, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Katy Curtis has been a student at Vidya Institute since 2010 and also holds a PhD from York University. The combination of her academic and spiritual studies fueled her interest in yoga research and subsequent research endeavors focused on evaluating specialized yoga and mindfulness programs for individuals with chronic pain conditions, such as fibromyalgia, spinal cord injury, and complex multi-morbidity. At Vidya Institute International, Katy manages collaborations on the yoga research projects, crafts beautiful illustrations to complement our educational materials, assists with the articulation of challenging esoteric ideas in the teachings, contributes to the coordination of programming, and helps undertake many other Seva oriented tasks.