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About Kathy Rodriguez:

For over fifteen years Kathy Rodriguez passion has been helping people take their lives to another level in the areas of health, yoga, fitness and nutrition through education and training. She has been an endurance athlete since 1997, completing multiple marathons, adventure races, mountaineering expeditions, and triathlons, including the formidable Ford Ironman in 2008. She worked as a whitewater rafting guide on the Colorado River and as a certified ski instructor for several years. She routinely practiced yoga to balance these athletic activities, eventually obtaining a 200-Hour Yoga Instructor Certification (KRI). Kathy's passion's naturally led her to pursue a career in yoga, health and wellness. In 2002, after becoming an ACE Certified trainer, Kathy launched, Heart Above Holistic Coaching. She conducted personal training and yoga sessions in studios, fitness centers and privately throughout Southern Utah. Kathy has spoken at Southern Utah University, Cedar City Women in Business, and various other community events on the topics of fitness, yoga and nutrition. She recently relocated back to her hometown, Austin, Texas where she continues to teach and promote yoga and holistic health.

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10 Things to Know When Starting a Personal Training Business

10 Things to Know When Starting a Personal Training Business

Kathy Rodriguez May 7, 2015 Comments Off on 10 Things to Know When Starting a Personal Training Business

Having a personal training business can be frustrating, especially if you are just starting out. The topics covered in the certification exam provide invaluable knowledge to help you roll out the business. But it

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ACE VS. ACSM PERSONAL TRAINER CERTIFCATION

ACE VS. ACSM PERSONAL TRAINER CERTIFCATION

Kathy Rodriguez April 13, 2015 Comments Off on ACE VS. ACSM PERSONAL TRAINER CERTIFCATION

Congratulations! You’ve made the first big decision – to become a personal trainer. Now you need to make the next major decision. Which personal training certification should you choose? You will want to consider

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Fitness Training for Special Populations

Fitness Training for Special Populations

Kathy Rodriguez March 2, 2015 2

After months of studying you’ve finally earned your Personal Training Certification. What’s next for you? Along with taking the steps to begin your career, you will want to continue your efforts to become an

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Why You Should Use Functional Training with Your Clients

Why You Should Use Functional Training with Your Clients

Kathy Rodriguez January 19, 2015 Comments Off on Why You Should Use Functional Training with Your Clients

A personal trainer relies on many fitness training modalities to meet their client’s needs. Functional Training is one of the most versatile and valuable of these techniques. This type of training can be used

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How to Stand Out As a Personal Trainer

How to Stand Out As a Personal Trainer

Kathy Rodriguez December 15, 2014 Comments Off on How to Stand Out As a Personal Trainer

Have you ever glanced over the Personal Training bios displayed in your gym? What did you notice that would make you want to choose one trainer over another? More importantly, if you are one

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