Kate Stephan danced professionally as a soloist for over ten years in ballet companies including The Cincinnati Ballet, The Israel Ballet in Tel-Aviv and the Florida Ballet. She also performed on Broadway and in the Los Angeles cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera in the principal role of "Meg" and in the ballet chorus.
In May, 2000, Ms. Stephan completed a Bachelor’s Degree program in Comparative Religion and Education and graduated with honors from Brown University. She is a certified Kripalu Yoga instructor, a certified Integral Yoga pre-natal teacher and a certified OM Yoga teacher. She is also an ACE certified personal trainer. In 2007, Ms. Stephan earned a Masters’ Degree in Dance Education at New York University.
Ms. Stephan was the Manager of the New York City Ballet Workout, a ballet-based fitness class, for three years. As Manager for the New York City Ballet Workout, she traveled world-wide to train and certify all instructors while also teaching the Workout at New York Sports Clubs. She was also the Associate Producer and Fitness Director for NYCB Workout 2, the second video/DVD of the Workout exercise program.
For five years, Ms. Stephan worked as an elementary school dance and yoga teacher at The Spence School, teaching kindergarten and first grade. Her most thrilling accomplishments to date are the birth of her sons, Alexander, in September, 2007 and Peter in November, 2009.