Since 2001 Katie has worked in the fitness and wellness industry, first as a Senior Trainer for YogaFit, leading trainings around the country to certify instructors in numerous specialties and modalities. Then, in 2012 she became Director of Leadership Development program for Holy Yoga Global, LLC, an international nonprofit ministry. In addition to overseeing the staff, Katie trained hundreds of wellness professionals to lead gospel-centered programs addressing the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of seekers and followers of Jesus. She has written curriculum on psycho-spiritual and physical issues related grief, trauma, eating disorders, weight loss, and continues to teach leadership programming for numerous ministries and organizations. Most recently, Katie started her own ministry, Be New, focused on equipping and empowering women to pursue their callings as servant leaders n their unique circles of influence. She is a Certified Professional Life Coach (CPLC) through Christian Coach Institute and Associate Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation, with additional training in Group and Team Coaching. She has an M.A. in English Literature, is an E-RYT and YACEP through Yoga Alliance. Katie and her husband Kevin live on Bainbridge Island, WA, where she was raised. Katie's greatest passions are being a mother, and leading with the love and Truth found in Christ alone.