Kate Johnson


Kate Johnson is a meditation and movement teacher based in Philadelphia. She is a faculty member of MIT’s Presencing Institute, where she has trained hundreds of leaders and change-makers to use embodied, awareness-based approaches to systemic transformation. She also works as an organizational change consultant with Insyte Partners, a women-led boutique consulting firm. Kate is a certified Insight Meditation teacher, and also holds a bachelor’s in modern dance from the Alvin Ailey School/Fordham University and a master’s in performance studies from NYU. In addition to her work at Kripalu, Kate teaches about mindfulness, creativity, and social change at the Institute for Contemporary Art, the Rubin Museum, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, and Omega. She is currently working on a book about radical friendship as a spiritual superpower, to be published by Shambhala Publications.

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