Kathryn Budig

Kathryn Budig (she/her) is an internationally celebrated yoga teacher, author, and co-host of the Webby Award nominated podcast, Free Cookies. Kathryn is known for her accessibility, humor, creative instruction, and her ability to empower her students and readers. The Kansas native graduated from the University of Virginia with a double degree in English literature and Drama before moving to Los Angeles, where she trained at Yogaworks under the tutelage of her mentors, Maty Ezraty and Chuck Miller.

With nearly two decades of experience in her field, Budig served as the yoga editor to Women's Health magazine for five years, contributed recipes and sat on the Yahoo Health Advisory Board, was an athlete in Under Armour's "I WILL WHAT I WANT" campaign, and regularly contributed to Yoga Journal, The New Potato, and MindBodyGreen. She is the creator of the Aim True Yoga DVD, author of The Women’s Health Big Book of Yoga, and the best-selling book Aim True.

Off the mat, Budig founded and runs The Inky Phoenix, a book club for lovers of magic and story, regularly co-designs fashion capsules for KiraGrace, and is working on her first novel. She lives in Charleston, SC with her wife, Kate Fagan, and their two dogs. You can practice with her on Haus of Phoenix on Union Fit.