Need a hype girl? Look no further! This month's Member of the Month is willing to be that for you, but especially so in the mornings! She'll bring a veggie dish to collab with your turkey dinner (but you'll have to supply the bourbon) and play a killer 90's set to beat. You'll find her at any of our classes from Run Club to Body Well to Strides 360 and everything in between. Meet the beautiful, energetic, kind, thoughtful Kathryn Strait.
How long have you lived in Louisville? My whole life!
Tell us about your family: married to Kevin for 5.5 years, Louisa (4), Findlay is (1), and my two bonus kids Emma (15) and Oliver (12)
Current/Previous career: sleep medicine nurse practitioner
What did you want to be “when you grow up”? Doctor
What is the furthest you have been away from home? Went to Kenya in college.
What is your favorite thing to do? Spend time with family, run, lift weights, try new recipes.
What is something about you that someone may not know? Is used to be a group exercise instructor and yoga teacher.
What is your favorite local restaurant to eat at? What is your go to order? Hands down seviche - spicy margarita and churrascos de Argentina (extra green sauce) every time
What is the best thing about living in Louisville? The park system is amazing and you can get anywhere you want in 20 minutes.
What is your favorite color? Pink!
What is your favorite song or artist? 90's music always and forever.
What TV shows are you currently watching? The Morning Show, Only Murders in the Building, right now it’s soccer playoffs and football most weekends.
Tell us something about yourself that would surprise us or what is your pet peeve? I’m born and raised in Louisville and I don’t like bourbon.
If someone had to describe you in one word, what would it be and why? Energetic, I’m a morning person and I’ll be your biggest hype girl at the gym.
How did you find FIT4MOM Louisville? Joined after a devastating pregnancy loss because I wanted to be around women who wouldn’t judge me and might be able to relate. F4M has been a safe haven for me through the ups and downs of motherhood.
How has FIT4MOM Louisville changed your life? I feel like I’ve gained a family.
What was the first class that you attended? What was the last class that you attended? Stroller strides with Jenn Malone at Tom Sawyer. My daughter cried the whole time and the other mamas offered toys, snacks, etc for this unprepared mom and it was amazing. I’m in Body Well now.
What is your favorite workout move or class layout? What workout move or class layout makes you feel strong? It’s so hard to choose! I think Stroller Strides 360 has my heart. It mixes my love for running with being able to have my girls with me. Sometimes the workout isn’t graceful but it always leaves me feeling confident as a mom when I can survive a 60 minute workout class with two young kids in tow.
Best Thanksgiving side dish? Sweet potatoes.
Make the turkey or bring dessert? I always bring a vegetable dish.
Black Friday shopping or at home watching football and cartoons? Football, cartoons, sweatpants!
What would you wish for if you got the wishbone? The ability to always live in the moment.