Kristine Thomason

Kristine Thomason, Writer
Title: Writer
Education: New York University
Location: Long Beach, CA
Expertise: Wellness, Fitness, Travel

Kristine Thomason is a writer and editor who lives in Long Beach, California. She has nearly a decade of experience creating content for print and digital publications. As a longtime health and lifestyle journalist, Kristine is particularly passionate about the intersection of wellness and travel.


  • Kristine is a health and lifestyle writer with 9+ years of experience.
  • She has held editorial positions at mindbodygreen, Women’s Health, and Health.
  • She is a New York University graduate, with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.


Kristine is a writer and editor who splits her time between Long Beach and Joshua Tree, California. A New York University graduate, she has nearly 10 years of experience as a journalist. Most recently, she was the Health & Fitness Director at mindbodygreen, where she oversaw the Health, Food, and Movement verticals. Before that, she worked at Women’s Health as the Fitness and Wellness Editor for digital and print. Kristine’s work has also appeared in various print and digital publications including Health, HGTV, Men’s Health, and Refinery29, among others.


Kristine has a bachelor’s degree from New York University where she studied Journalism, Psychology, and Creative Writing. She is also a NASM-certified personal trainer and corrective exercise specialist.

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