Basketball and Yoga: Kent Katich

About this Episode:

Joe and Kent discuss Kent’s path from growing up in Iowa, leaving a basketball scholarship, becoming a Georgio Armani model touring the world, to discovering yoga while playing professional basketball throughout Europe, to starting a business teaching yoga to NBA players and professional athletes.

About Kent:

For almost two decades, LA-based yoga teacher Kent Katich has been instrumental in the implementation of yoga training into athletic programs throughout the country.

Working with numerous top athletes throughout his career, Katich’s list of all-stars include NBA All Pros Kevin Love, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and future Hall of Famer Dirk Nowitzki along with MLB super star Giancarlo Stanton, and the men’s national German Olympic Basketball team.

Katich has been a feature on ESPN and Inside the NBA, as well as in Men’s Journal, People, and Sports & Fitness magazines and has been part of the extended staff of the LA Clippers for the past ten years.

About Icewater Yoga:

Icewater Yoga is an online yoga platform offering hundreds of classes designed specifically for athletes.

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About the Author:

Joe is the Founder of Icewater Yoga. Fascinated by the intersection of yoga and sport, his goal is to help athletes develop a consistent yoga practice. He lives in Claremont, CA with his wife, Jill.