After "suffering" from an autoimmune disorder for years, Katie quit that bullshit and started living with her autoimmune disease by learning to care for her body with yoga and nutrition.
In May, 2016, she became a 200-hour RYT yoga instructor at Akasha Yoga Center in Crystal Lake, IL, where she currently subs. She became a certified health coach in January, 2017, with Health Coach Institute. Also in January, 2017, she completed her Reiki Level 1 training in Usui/Holy Fire Reiki with Erin Ryan of Crystal Lake Reiki. And finally, in February, 2017, she completed an aerial yoga teacher training with Jessi Rae of Wild Roots Yoga & Bodywork. Most recently, she complete a stand up paddle board yoga teacher training in May, 2017, with Casey Thoma of Standup and Flow.
Katie is currently developing her autoimmune health coaching program.
Katie is also a copywriter and contributing writer to several print and online publications, including ChicagoStyle Weddings, Illumine Magazine Chicago and the Bad Yogi blog. She also co-hosts the WTF?! Yoga Podcast with her friend, Anna.
Katie lives with her husband (Steve), two dogs (Delaney & Clyde), and a cat (Bentley) in Crystal Lake, IL.