Kristie Walker

Creator and Founder of Just Breathing, LLC

As a movement specialist and certified corrective exercise specialist, my passion is instructing movement with a focus on alignment via restorative/corrective exercises based on a whole-body movement practice based on biomechanics. The body is assessed from the ground up to assess the quality of movement and identify dysfunctional movement patterns that may be causing aches and pains. Simple movements and adjustments are introduced that are easily accessible and immediately beneficial to re-establish alignment, balance, and strength. Every step you take can be a step towards health and well-being in a properly aligned body. Whether you're looking for pain relief, to move and feel better, to improve performance, or to maintain healthy movement patterns, this practice has something for you!

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B.S. in Kinesiology - Fitness/Wellness

Graduated with honors

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Masters of Public Health - Health Promotion

San Diego State University

Professional Experience

Corrective Exercise Trainer

HealthFitness - Minneapolis, MN

Director of Education and Training

National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA)

Corporate Fitness Center Program Manager

Hewlett-Packard - San Diego, CA

Employee Wellness Coordinator

Culligan Water

Fitness Center Operations Manager

(serving: Allianz, Cummins, IDS Fitness Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School and SPS Fitness Tower)

Senior Health Fitness Specialist

(serving: ATK, Cargill, Ceridian, Ecolab, Medtronic)

Presentation Experience

National Presenter for Certification Training

National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA)

Minnesota Therapeutic Recreation Association  Annual conference presenter for Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists to earn continuing education credits

Illinois Park and Recreation Association

Annual conference presenter for Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists to earn continuing education credits

Minnesota Healthcare Consortium

State-wide wellness conference presenter

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The Biomechanics Method

Corrective Exercise Specialist 

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Personal Trainer 

American Council on Exercise (ACE)

Personal Trainer

Group Exercise Instuctor

Behavior Change Specialty Certification 


200-hour Certified Yoga Instructor

40-hour Restorative Yoga Training 

Functional Aging Institute

Certified Functional Aging Specialist

Integrative Movement Institute

Integrative Movement System Foundations Certificate

Balanced Body

102-hour Mat Pilates Certified Instructor

National Commission for Health Education Credentialing

Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) 

Intrinsic Solutions International

Certified Intrinsic Coach®

Tai Chi for Health Institute

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Certified Instructor

Silver Sneakers

Certified Fitness, Yoga and Splash Instructor

Certified Enerchi Instructor

Silver and Fit

Certified Fitness Instructor

Barre Above

Certified Barre Instructor

Schwinn Cycling

Certified Indoor Cycle Instructor


Primary Suspension Training Certified Instructor

Myofascial Release Foam Roller Certified Instructor

Primary Aqua Certified Instructor

Advanced Suspension Training Certified Instructor

Urban Poling

Nordic Walking Certified Instructor

National Arthritis Foundation

Certified Walk With Ease Instructor