Cats N' Mats Yoga




We are thrilled to announce that our beloved Cats N' Mats yoga is back! This is a fun, all levels class that takes place among the five to twenty cat and kitten residents at our cozy adoption lounge. Learn about and support Tenth Life's work, all while helping to socialize the kitties. We hope to see you there!


$10 of every ticket purchased directly supports Tenth Life. $5 is paid to our instructor.

You may be asked if you'd like to cover fees at checkout. Never expected but always appreciated, doing so means more funding for our mission. Thank you for considering. 



We love how our community rises to the occasion but we realize that helping others and caring a great deal can be just as exhausting as it is exhilarating and fulfilling. Cats n' Mats Yoga at Tenth Life is a friendly, non-judgmental environment where anyone at any level can join in to relax and balance your passions with your human need for self-care, down-time, laughter, friendship and a sense of community.

Wear what you want. Work at your own pace. Just breathe.

This is an all levels flow. You only need to bring a mat, any other props that you enjoy, and a love for cats to participate! Curious kitties will be meandering about whilst we get our stretch on. This class is meant to be fun and nourishing to our bodies and souls while helping Tenth Life give cats the lives they deserve!

To prepare you for a fun and relaxing experience, here are a few important things to remember:

  • Class begins at 6PM and will run until 7PM.

  • Doors open 20 minutes before the event at 5:40PM. Before that' we will be busy setting up. We appreciate your patience.

  • Please try to arrive 10 to 15 minutes early to secure your spot on the floor ... and hang out with kitties!

  • Please note that doors will close at 6PM. Stragglers will not be admitted once class begins so don't dawdle!

  • If you're allergic to cats, please remember to take your meds because kitties may be all up in your grill.

COVID-19 Reminders:

  • Because we want everyone to feel comfortable and safe, face masks are currently required at Tenth Life. 

  • So that attendees have space to spread out and get comfy in their own space, the class is currently limited to 10 attendees, so don't wait to reserve your spot!

Katie Kraushaar (she/her/hers) fell in love with barre after experiencing her first class in 2016. As a former dancer, she loved the blend of rhythm, movement, and mindfulness, so after practicing for two years, she earned her barre certification and began instructing. Katie now teaches yoga + barre, as well as stretch + restore at Brick City Yoga here in St. Louis. Katie's classes combine music, the mind-body connection, and functional movements for everyday life. Above all, she strives to create a joyful, positive experience for everyone, no matter where they are on their journey. 

Outside of the studio, Katie is a passionate middle school teacher who loves hanging out with her two cats, studying the French language, and planning imaginary trips to pretty much anywhere in the world. 

Fun Facts: Katie has two adorable cats that she adopted from Tenth Life AND she saves lives by fostering kittens! 

Katie graciously donates her time at a highly discounted rate to bring our community together at Tenth Life and we cannot thank her enough so please help us by thanking her, as well!

LEARN MORE about Katie and join her at

Tenth Life has been giving cats the lives they deserve since January of 2009. Tenth Life provides veterinary care, foster homes, and adoptive placement to stray cats and kittens, prioritizing those with special needs and injuries. We work to end unnecessary euthanasia and cat homelessness through educational outreach, community programs, and collaborative partnerships. Yoga classes help fund our mission and we are so grateful for our attendees and instructors. 

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Plenty of street parking is available nearby, metered and un-metered.

What should I bring to the event?
Your yoga mat and any desired props, a love of cats, a water bottle, and a sense of humor!

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
There is no need to print or bring your ticket. We will look you up by last name upon arrival.

Do you offer refunds? 
Because this is a fundraiser for Tenth Life and Katie is graciously donating her time to make this event possible, we do not offer refunds but you can feel good about doing good for cats and the community while also doing something good for yourself. If you cannot attend for any reason, you may gift your spot to a friend or a stranger by emailing

Is this event family friendly?
This event is intended for adults 18 and older only. We unfortunately cannot provide childcare. Parents who wish to attend alongside their yoga-minded children or teens should contact to ask about the possibility of attending a future Tenth Life yoga event.

Is this event and location accessible?
If there's ever any assistance you need in order to feel supported, please let us know. If you would like to request an assistant, sign language interpreter, or any other type of individual support, please give us one or two weeks of notice to search for a volunteer to assist you as we absolutely want to help. If you have a caregiver or an assistant you'd like to attend alongside you, please let us know in advance so that we can be sure to accommodate you properly.

If you have any specific needs, concerns, injuries, or limitations, please let us know either via email in advance, or connect with the teacher directly before the class begins. Doing so via email in advance will allow us to ensure that you have what you need.

Accessibiltiy Notes for This Series
*ADA Compliant
*Events are indoors
*Wheelchair Accessible via portable ramp

PLEASE NOTE: Tenth Life yoga night events may occasionally be professionally photographed.

Here's how to reach us.
(314) 808-2454