Higher States of Yoga is a sacred space for women, promoting whole body health & wellness and supporting the needs of women through the practice of yoga.

Higher States of Yoga, based in person (Townsville, Australia) & online was created by husband and wife duo Kate (Women’s Yoga Therapist) & Stewart (Osteopath).

It offers Yoga for Women in the form of Women’s Yoga Trainings, Weekly Classes, Events, Workshops & Retreats and combines a number of different styles taught through a therapeutic lens.

Kate Payne, Co Founder, Lead Teacher & Trainer

Kate is a natural space holder who weaves her knowledge and embodied experience of Eastern and Western modalities, offering a pathway for women to connect to their own inner guidance system and to trust in their ability to heal and thrive.

She is a Mother, Women’s Yoga Teacher & Therapist, Teacher Trainer and Remedial Massage Therapist. She supports women in creating space to deepen their awareness of their whole body through the practice of yoga.

Kate is the co founder of Higher States of Yoga, Yoga Mamas, and the co-host of the women’s health podcast series Wholeness.

As a women’s holistic health practitioner, and more than 20 years of yoga practice, Kate weaves yoga therapy, remedial massage, yin & restorative yoga, kundalini, ritual, sound healing and meditation. Paving the way for women to live a truly aligned life of connection to all aspects of their feminine form, throughout their entire lifecycle from menstruation to pregnancy & postpartum, into menopause and beyond.

Work with me 1:1

I currently offer a limited amount of 1:1 sessions each week either in person or online. These are held on a Thursday from 1pm – 4pm AEST. In person in Townsville or online via Zoom. These sessions are for Yoga Therapy, Private Yoga or Yoga Teacher Mentoring.



Andrea Broadbear, Women’s Yoga TherapistLead Teacher 350HR Womens’s Yoga Training

Taryn Gaudin, Women’s Pelvic Health PhysiotherapistLead Teacher Women’s Integrative Pelvic Health