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Katie Hawbaker, RKC II, CK-FMS

Katie brings over 18 years of teaching experience to her classes. She is a teacher by profession and choice. Katie has the unique ability to connect with her clients regardless of their background and experience with weight training.

Katie began training kettlebells with Laura Spaulding, RKC, to support her Ashtanga yoga practice. Quickly she realized what a great complement they were to her practice.  She has trained with Pavel Tsatsouline, Chief Instructor RKC, Valery Federenko, AKC, Mark Reifkind, Master RKC, David Whitley, Master RKC, Dave Randolph, RKC, and Steve Cotter, FullKontact Kettlebells and is certified by RKC (Russian Kettlebell Challenge Certification), StrongFirst (SFG Level I & Level II) and AKC (American Kettlebell Club Coaching Certification )

 As a youth, Katie was a competitive gymnast and competed in regional and national competitions. She coached at International Gymnastics Training Camp in Stroudsburg, PA and the Chambersburg High School Women’s Gymnastics Team. She stayed involved in the growth of her YMCA team and taught ballet and gymnastics in summer camps. 

These days, in addition to yoga, she takes extended backcountry trips, climbs recreationally, swims and generally keeps moving!

Her mental toughness and passion for kettlebells is evident as is her talent in tailoring her kettlebells classes for each client. She is a standout.  An intuitive sense and practical experience with kettlebells will support you to explore with confidence this excellent strength and endurance tool.

 

 

 To register for class and info:  kate@kettlebellkate.com