Kathryn Thomas, ERYT, is the executive director and founder of Yoga 4 Change. Kathryn served seven years in the United States Navy as a naval aviator. Following an injury while on deployment, she left active duty service and became a yoga teacher.
She started Yoga 4 Change to empower veterans, individuals involved in the carceral system, youth, and those involved in recovery. The organization has chapters in Jacksonville, South Florida, Tampa, and Orlando, and has impacted more than 100,000 individuals since it began in 2014.
Kathryn has training in multiple yogic disciplines. She sits on the board of the Hawai’i Yoga Prison Project and sat on the board of the Yoga Service Council, where she served as the project manager for two publications in the best practice book series.