Chris "The Health Hippie" Omni is a certified group exercise instructor, personal trainer and former adjunct professor of Kinesiology at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. She received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Washburn University. After her nearly ten-year career there, Mrs. Omni decided to devote her time and talents exclusively into growing her entrepreneurial vision, MAKIN’ MOVES.
The mission of MAKIN’ MOVES is to motivate families to become physically active and achieve optimal well-being.
To date, Mrs. Omni and her team have positively impacted the lives of nearly 1800 men, women and children since launching MAKIN’ MOVES in January 2013. Mrs. Omni recently created a not-for-profit division called MAKIN' MOVES 4ward Fitness where she teaches free, fun and family-friendly fitness classes in under served populations in Topeka, KS.
Mrs. Omni is a Kauffman Foundation, First Step Fast Track graduate and Chamber of Commerce member. She is also a member of the Heartland Healthy Neighborhood coalition and serves on the Active Living committee. As a contributing member of the Heartland Healthy Neighborhood coalition, Mrs. Omni leads the monthly exercise breaks for nearly 50 attendees.
Mrs. Omni currently resides in Topeka with her husband Vince, two daughters Clarae and Aminah, their dogs Rico and Orlando, and her 17+ houseplants. She can be contacted at email@example.com for additional information about her innovative community wellness initiative.