Catherine Kominos


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Catherine Kominos is the founder of Life As Yoga, LLC. She is a certified kundalini yoga instructor, certified professional life coach, and wellness consultant in Norfolk, VA. Prior to her retirement in 2015, Catherine was a Pentagon Science Director, a U.S. NATO Representative, a Defense Legislative Aide to Congressman Patrick Kennedy (D-RI), and a Director at the Institute For Creative Technologies, University of Southern California. 


Catherine earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from George Washington University in Engineering and will shortly earn a doctoral degree from University of Southern California. She is a published author.  Her first book, Swimming in the Ocean of the Divine: An Odyssey through Love, Loss and Rebirth, was published in 2014, and is available on Amazon. She is a contributing author to, You Heal You, which is a collection of miraculous and inspirational healing stories.



  • International Level 1 Instructor Certification in Kundalini Yoga as Taught by Yogi Bhajan (September 2005)

  • Mind & Movement for Health Recovery (January 2006), Continuing Education Credits for Yoga Alliance

  • International Teacher Training in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan, Level Two Practioner Certification Course:  Authentic Relationships (April 2007).

  • Certified Professional Life Coach (October 2015), by the Life Coach Institute of Orange County.

  • Inner Sound Tuning Fork Basic and Advanced Training. (April 2016)


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