Kathleen Ross-Allee is a certified yoga therapist and fitness trainer with more than 25 years of experience as a health and wellness expert.
She is the managing director of and instructor at the Loyola Marymount University Yoga Therapy Rx programs (the first university accredited program in the United States) where she also earned her credentials as a yoga therapist. She is also a Yoga Therapist and Clinical Health Educator for Thrive Yoga Therapy at Kaiser Permanente/Woodland Hills, where she applies her skills helping people with a variety of health issues, including smoking cessation and insomnia.
Kathleen began 'Leen Bodies in 1991 as an American Council on Exercise certified personal trainer in Los Angeles specializing in post-rehabilitation exercise programs, and completed her initial yoga training at The Center for Yoga in Los Angeles in 2002.
She has developed yoga therapy programs and continues to teach ongoing classes to support cancer treatment at Cedars Sinai-Tower Hematology,
Cedars Sinai-Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cedars Sinai-Brandman Breast Center,
Tower Cancer Research Foundation, and USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Kathleen’s Gentle Yoga Therapy for Parkinson’s class, which she offers for free to patients and caregivers at Liberation Yoga, has a devoted following in the Parkinson’s community.
She teaches privately, at yoga studios, yoga teacher trainings, and for corporations throughout southern California, including LMU|LA Yoga Therapy Rx; Melinda Atkins’ AUM hOMe Shala, Coconut Grove; the Wooden Center at UCLA; CD Chivas USA; The Center for Yoga Larchmont; Annie’s Yoga; U Studio Yoga; and The Little Tokyo Parkinson’s Support Group.
Kathleen is an International Association of Yoga Therapists-Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT), a registered yoga teacher (RYT-500) with the National Yoga Alliance (YA), holds a Yoga Therapy Rx Level 3 Clinical certification (YTRx 500C) from LMU|LA and is an ACE-Certified Personal Trainer/Cancer Exercise Specialist (CES).
Combining her knowledge of fitness, illness/injury rehabilitation and yoga, Kathleen offers a unique perspective through her teaching that is complemented by her philosophy to make yoga and fitness safe, enjoyable, and accessible to all.
Post rehabilitation recovery (Musculo-skeletal)
Neuromuscular rehabilitation (Stroke, MS, Parkinson's Disease)
Yoga therapy support during cancer treatment and post treatment