Kate Jenkins is a Bikram Yoga Certified instructor. She completed Bikram Yoga Teacher Training in California in 2009. After completing the 9 week, 500 hour training, she traveled throughout the country to teach and complete her internship. She just opened a Certified Bikram Yoga studio in Vestavia Hills in April 2011.
A native of Nashville, TN, she attended college at Loyola University in New Orleans and received a Bachelor of Music degree. Since moving to Birmingham in 2004, she has worked at numerous gyms and studios throughout the Birmingham area as a Certified Spinning Instructor and Yoga Teacher. An avid runner and cyclist, she has participated in numerous crits, century rides and marathons.
She started CrossFit during the past year to do something scary outside of her comfort zone. She believes that you should sweat at least once a day. And, if you do just as much yoga as your other physical activities, you’ll be able to do those activities until you’re 110.
Kate feels lucky to be a member of Cochiti Pueblo Indian reservation in New Mexico. She is eager to give back to the community that has given her so much. She plans to form a non profit organization that will bring yoga and a healthier lifestyles to Natives within their communities.