Katie Silcox, M.A. is the New York Times Best-Selling author of the book Healthy Happy Sexy – Ayurveda Wisdom for Modern Women and the founder of The Shakti School, a premier online certification school for women-centered holistic wellness. Her business focuses on the convergence of ancient holistic medicine, modern science and heart- centered spirituality.
Recognized for her depth of knowledge and her ability to present the complexities of ancient wisdom in a practical, empowering manner, Katie is an internationally sought-after teacher and mentor who was named one of “San Francisco’s Best Yoga Teachers” by Common Ground Magazine in 2009, one of “70 Yogis Changing the World” by Origin Magazine in 2014, and one of “100 Trailblazers in Yoga and Ayurveda” by Spirituality and Health Magazine in 2015.
Katie’s signature style is known as Body Yantra, incorporating Tantric Vinyasa, restorative yoga, dance, sound, breath, emotion processing, manifestation technology, holistic biomechanics and structural trauma-release methods. Katie’s experiences, along with her academic credentials, position her as an exceptional mentor for women looking to heal, become the best version of themselves, and connect with their Divine Feminine.
After traveling around the world and learning from renowned gurus, Katie’s professional career has been shaped by her personal journey of healing and self-discovery. She holds a master’s degree in Hinduism and the Ayurvedic Sciences and has written extensively on yoga, Ayurveda, sexuality, herbalism and women’s health and has been featured in Yoga Journal, Common Ground Magazine and Origin Magazine and more.