Katie Thacker

Biography

Katie is a true teacher of movement. Her athletic background allows her the ability to articulate subtle actions and feelings in an understandable way. As an ex-gymnast, Katie provides dynamic insight to the practice of yoga and acro with clear and concise instruction, which allows her students to improve quickly and efficiently. Over the past few years, Katie has been mentoring and developing other teachers and is the creator of a teacher mentorship program that dozens of teachers have participated in. Within her classes, Katie focuses on structured alignment, controlled movement, and strength building, all while keeping things fun and lighthearted. Katie has been a featured teacher at events like the Victoria Yoga Conference, Camp Yoga BC, Wanderlust Whistler, Vancouver Acro Festival, and more.

Sessions with this presenter:


Vitamin Yin

Yin with Hands on Massage
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2019

A practice dedicated to a unique combination of healing modalities for body and mind. Katie Thacker will guide you through a heart opening yin sequence ending with yoga nidra (yogic sleep). Her team of assistants will focus fully on healing touch through thai massage / acupressure techniques offering you a…

Beginner Acro Yoga

No partner needed
Categories:
2019

Acro yoga is playful practice that combines yoga and partner acrobatics. It is a practice that helps to build, not only, physical strength, but also trust, communication, and community. Please join Katie Thacker and Brandon Sherbrook to learn the basics of acro yoga. Together we will move through the principles…

Partner Therapeutics

Therapeutic Flying, Partner Stretching, & Basic Thai Massage
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2019

Acro yoga is often seen as a wildly dynamic acrobatic practice, but did you know that there is a softer side? In this workshop we will focus on therapeutic flying, a restorative practice that fuses acrobatics with Thai massage. Using gravity as a tool, you will experience assisted traction and…

Partner & Group Movement

How to incorporate partner and group activities into your teachings
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2019

Partner and group work can be pivotal to students experiences when guiding workshops, retreats, and more interactive classes. Not only does it build community, it can also provide insight to how and why we move, and encourage a sense of play. This day long intensive will teach you:

  • Icebreaker…

Illumination - Conference Opening Night

Categories:
2018

Join us at the historical Alix Goolden Hall for an evening of inspiration, celebration and entertainment. The themes for the evening are:

  • REMEMBER
  • MINDFUL
  • RITUAL
  • AWARDS
  • PARTNERSHIP

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Session Day: Friday Session Time: 7:00 PM Session Room: Alix Goolden Performance Hall

Intro to Acro

The basics of Acro Yoga - No partner needed.
Categories:
2018

Acro yoga is playful practice that combines yoga and partner acrobatics. It is a practice that helps to build, not only, physical strength, but also trust, communication, and community. Please join Katie Thacker and Brandon Sherbrook to learn the basics of acro yoga. Together we will move through the principles…

Session Day: Saturday Session Time: 10:30 AM Session Room: COM: Main Hall

Vitamin Yin

Yin with hands on massage and adjustments
Categories:
2018

An practice dedicated to a unique combination of healing modalities for body and mind. Katie Thacker will guide you through a heart opening yin sequence ending with yoga nidra (yogic sleep). Her team of assistants will focus fully on healing touch through thai massage / acupressure techniques offering you a…

Session Day: Saturday Session Time: 5:00 PM Session Room: SUB: Michelle Pujot 2

High Flyers - Acro Yoga

Some experience needed. No partner required
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2018

Take your acro yoga practice to the next level. In this workshop we will start to link postures, add some fluidity, and take it upside down. We will have plenty of options to make it more challenge for those of you who are experienced acro yogis. No partner required. Prerequisites:…

Session Day: Sunday Session Time: 10:00 AM Session Room: COM: Campus View