About the Director
of Quiet Willow Yoga Studio
BERG received her yoga teacher training from Yoga Acharya Sarabess Forster.
Kate's teaching style is in the Sivanada Yoga tradition which combines
meditation, deep relaxation, and pranayama (breathing) with yoga asanas
(physical yoga positions). She is also a certified pilates mat instructor.
has taught yoga at Montgomery General and Holy Cross Hospitals, the
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, and Fitness First. She
now gives classes in her own Quiet Willow Studio in Silver Spring Maryland.
She instructs yoga for all levels, ages and physical conditions, and
has interest and experience in teaching people with special needs.
has a Ph.D. in genetics and did research at the National Institutes
of Health for many years. She has been writing professionally for over
20 years. Much of her writing has appeared in peer reviewed scientific
journals. However, she has also published articles for lay audiences
and has designed websites and edited newsletters for patient groups.
She now uses her experience to help people write resumes and prepare
job application packages or manuscripts for publications.
addition to yoga and pilates, Kate is the creative director of Willow
Tree Fabric Art, a fabric art, clothing and quilt design company.
is married to John Berg. They have three children, two dogs and three
cats and a beautiful garden.