OM Fitness Founder, Kat Buechel, is a Washington, D.C. based yoga instructor. She is a registered yoga teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance. She identifies with students who come to their mat looking to release stress. Yoga is not just a way to relax or get fit, Kat sees it as a way to help balance a healthy life.
Kat has helped active military, police force, ROTC, and fire fighters train for everyday service through the use of yoga. She has spent time working within the CrossFit community using yoga as a part of their training to develop mobility, strength, and flexibility. She has seen how athletes of every type can grow and become stronger both mentally and physically for their lives off the mat.
Kat holds the following certifications as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT): 500 hour, Level 2 (200-hour) Yoga Instructor, Level 1 (33-hour) Vinyasa Certification with a prenatal yoga and fitness specialty. She is a regular contributor to Box Life Magazine and has been published in Mind Body Green for tips on recovery and yoga for CrossFit athletes.