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 for Holy Yoga Global, LLC, where served on the core team educating and equipping wellness professionals to launch and lead holistic, gospel-centered programs addressing the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of seekers and followers of Jesus. Katie's writing appears in books, blogs, magazines and training curriculum on topics related to grief, trauma, eating disorders, weight loss, fitness and servant leadership. Katie continues to write trainings and programs that she teaches through 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 in 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.