Kathy Donatto, a stalwart of the Animal Flow community, has woven a unique path in the fitness industry over the past 11 years. Initially joining a fitness competition team, she has grown into a successful personal trainer, fitness competitor, and Animal Flow Master Instructor.
Embracing a variety of disciplines, from body weight and weight-bearing training to mental conditioning and specific skills-building, Kathy learned that success lay in multifaceted training. This ethos continues in her dynamic personal training business, where she is committed to helping clients transform their lives and achieve diverse goals.
Kathy’s services extend to adults and children alike. She leads Animal Flow certification workshops for adults, drawing on her extensive experience with children’s fitness programs to explore the utility of Animal Flow in teaching children about movement.
In all her work, Kathy prioritizes longevity and personal authenticity. “Take your time. Enjoy your journey. You are unique so don’t compare yourself to anyone else,” she counsels. As well as physical fitness, she espouses a holistic approach to wellness, with affirmations, nutrition, and a positive mindset integral to her practice.
- Key qualifications include:
- Six years in the Texas Air National Guard
- National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer
- Animal Flow Master Instructor since 2014
A diverse range of experience has informed Kathy’s philosophy: “Move your body, eat food as close to its natural state as possible; embrace who you are, enjoying your fitness journey; read to feed your mind, and stay positive.” Such principles, applied to both her own life and her approach to clients, underpin Kathy’s unique contribution to the fitness industry.