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About Catherine J. Rush-
I continue on a lifelong pathway of learning, meeting new people, and finding gratitude for all that life has to offer.


I recently completed a two year New England Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement (ATM) teacher training program in Brattleboro, VT. 

My training as a Yoga Therapist and Yoga teacher was done at Yoga Life Institute in Wayne, PA.

Bachelors in Music Ed. is from SUNY Potsdam

Masters in Music Ed. is from Ithaca College 

(both with a vocal pedagogy concentration)

Performance Experience

Performed in many regional and community theaters

Roles include:

Half-Life of Marie Curie, (Hertha)

Calendar Girls, (Ruth)                

Follies, (Sally)   

James Joyce’s The Dead, (Aunt Kate)     

Damn Yankees, (Meg)            

State Fair, (Melissa)

I Do, I Do, (Agnes)

The King and I, (Tuptim)            

West Side Story, (Maria)

Our Hearts Were Young & Gay, (Emily)

Carousel, (Julie)

Work Experience

Currently teach private voice & acting 

I work as a yoga therapist & Feldenkrais ATM teacher 

I also present workshops for various organizations

Experienced theater educator & director; taught theater and music in NYS public schools, and private voice for over 30 years

Regular class/workshop presenter-

for NYSTEA: 

    Yoga for Performance Anxiety, Awareness

    Yoga & Movement Awareness for Performers 

Taught at Yoga Life Institute: 

    Releasing the Voice Through Yoga 

    Movement & Asanas, Exploring the Chakras

    Beginner & GentleYoga classes

Certifications & Memberships

Certified Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement Teacher (CFATMT)


Certified Yoga Therapist, member C-IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists)

Certified 500 RYT Yoga Teacher, member YA (Yoga Alliance)

NYS certifications in music and theater, K-12

Member of NATS

(National Assoc. of Teachers of Singing)

Member of NYSTEA

(NYS Theater Educators' Association)

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