About INS

imageOwner/Operator Credentials

Catherine Cooney has taught undergraduate college courses for over 25 years in a number of disciplines. She is a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist and Bachelor’s prepared New York State Registered Nurse. After a successful 15-year career as an electrical engineer, Catherine pursued a career in holistic healthcare in 1996 to promote wellness within the community. She also holds a BA and MA in World Religion, bringing a rich experience with spirituality to her healing services. A long term practitioner of holistic arts such as meditation, Qigong, Taichi, & yoga, Catherine has taught classes & workshops for large & small groups over the years! She is a certified 200YTT Kripalu Yoga Instructor, continuing her own yoga training with a private instructor associated with Kripalu Health & Yoga Center in Lenox, M.A. Catherine is registered as a Yoga Alliance RYT200 yoga teacher

Current Memberships

  1. Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Theta Chi Beta Honor Society, Upstate Women's Health Network, American Holistic Nursing Association, American Massage Therapy Association, NYS AMTA Chapter, CNY Holistic Wellness Alliance.

Certification 

Complementary & Alternative Medicine, James Walaski Orthopedic Massage Training, End of Life Care, Meditation & Wellness, Holistic & Integrative Health, PSTD-Frontiers of Trauma Treatment with renowned expert Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, Upledger Cranial Sacral Therapy, Cancer & Massage Therapy, Kripalu Yoga Teacher Certification