We had the good fortune of connecting with Kathleen Hall and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Kathleen, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
Ironically, I felt like my creativity was being stifled as an art teacher. I loved working with children and educating, but I didn’t feel fulfilled. I have always had a passion for fitness, but felt the industry was lacking an education aspect. So I decided to combine my love of education with my passion for fitness and start my online coaching business.
What should our readers know about your business?
I have worked with fitness coaches previously in the past, and something I felt they seriously lacked was a true connection with their clients. I often felt like “just another number.” I also didn’t feel like I was being educated in the coaching process, and was just told to follow directions. Those two things seriously influenced the direction I decided to take with my coaching.
What truly sets me apart is my education background. I want my clients to walk away from the experience having truly learned something, so that they continue on their health journey long after our time together. I am currently creating new eCourse material that clients will complete during the first 12 weeks of our time together.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
We’d definitely have to check out the arboretum while the weather is still nice. There’s usually live music there, so we’d go sit on the grass and maybe have a picnic. We’d also have the visit the Meddlesome Moth for dinner and drinks. And have a few drinks on Lower Greenville to finish off the evening.
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
My husband, 100%. I was afraid to leave my stable, salary job, but he encouraged me to take a chance on myself and hire a business coach. He has been extremely flexible with his time and work hours to make sure I succeed.