Catherine Simmons

An award winning author, Catherine is completing her second novel. As a certified yoga instructor, Catherine has taught yoga and meditation to both adults and children, with a focus on meditation and mindfulness through journalling to children. Deeply interested in the creative process and the role creativity plays in cultivating contentment, Catherine has designed a successful on-line class, Welcome Imagination. Having attained the status of “grandmother” Catherine now adds illustrator and writer of children’s books to her list of achievements.

Catherine considers parenting three children together with her amazing husband, among her best accomplishments. Catherine relishes time with her husband, her grandchildren, three kids and their partners, one dog, and a large and exciting extended family. She splits her time between Calgary and a small farm east of Didsbury.

Catherine served on the board of Cornerstone for four years and has been involved with YCC since its inception. Having witnessed time and again the positive and long-lasting affects of human compassion in action, Catherine is fully committed to YCC’s  grass-roots, heart-strong organization which makes our world a better place, one kid at a time.

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