Kristen Bethanie has been an executive in a corporate environment for the past 14 years. Prior to entering the corporate world, Kristen worked as a personal trainer and Operations Manager for 24 Hour Fitness. During that time, Kristen held certifications from the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Kristen has been doing pole since 2016, and has been teaching pole since 2018. She has participated in competitions with Pole Sport Organization, North American Pole Dance Championships, and OG Pole Fitness. Kristen was the OG Pole Fitness Novice Gold Medalist in 2018, and also holds additional medals from Pole Sport Organization, most recently taking home a gold medal in Level 4 Championship. She regularly hosts pole challenges on Instagram, where you can find her at @kristen.bethanie.