Get to know your yoga instructor – Kathleen

Kathleen is a recent transplant to Chicago whose journey into yoga first began in 2014. After graduating with a B.S. in Human Science from Georgetown University in 2016, Kathleen obtained her RYT-200 certification in Power Vinyasa yoga through CorePower Yoga. Since becoming a yoga instructor, she has continued to express her passion for helping others attain and maintain a healthy lifestyle by volunteering her yoga instructor services at free health clinics in Chicago. Learn more about Kathleen in our Q & A below!

What motivated you to become a trainer? 

As a yoga student for the past 4 years, I’ve always loved the physical benefits that I achieved through yoga. However, I also deeply appreciate yoga’s ability to teach its students stress-relief and mindfulness, and I wanted to share all of those benefits with others!

How would you describe your training personality?

My training personality is supportive and positive! I’m here to help you attain and maintain a healthy lifestyle in the best way that works for you!

What advice do you have for people that are just getting into fitness? 

Success will manifest differently in each person’s body! Give yourself time, celebrate each victory, and try to avoid comparing your success to others. 

What’s your favorite workout and why?

Squats! Because you’ve gotta always be summer ready (I’m from Southern California).

What do you like to do for fun? 

I love playing and watching basketball (Go Lakers!) and exploring the Chicago food scene!

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