Ompractice is a digital wellbeing platform used and loved by individual students, large corporates, massive health systems, and even the US Government. We make real, effective wellness possible for those who experience geographic, economic, and inclusivity barriers to practices that actually work.
The heart of what we do at Ompractice is bring more people expert-led mindful movement and wellness than have ever had it before, in places where they've never had it before, at a quality that they never expected, but overwhelmingly deserve!
Ompractice is run by a talented team whose careers have focused on
bringing more health, wellness, and happiness into the world.
Chris Lucas, Co-founder + CEO
Chris is a co-founder and CEO of Ompractice. Prior to his tenure as Digital Director for Baptiste Yoga, he was a public health policy staffer for the Alzheimer's Association and the American Cancer Society. A certified yoga teacher since 2010, Chris taught yoga at White House events for six years during the Obama Administration. He's been retained as a digital consultant and in-house technologist to numerous professional athletes, sports teams, consumer and fitness brands. He lives in Northampton, Mass. with his wife, daughter, and dog.
Sam Tackeff, Co-founder + COO
Sam is a Co-founder and COO of Ompractice where she bridges her passions for fitness and wellness with deep experience in tech and startups. Prior to founding Ompractice, Sam led Globalization at the mobile fitness app Runkeeper, helping to scale to millions of users worldwide, and was an early team member at Square. She's passionate about solving hard problems, improving communication and efficiency in fast-paced environments, addressing scaling challenges, and building great teams. She lives in the Boston area with her startlingly cute French Bulldog, Bertram. She is a graduate of Wellesley College.
Chief Technology Officer
Cara's favorite part of the design process is the research and ideation phase. She likes to learn more about a given subject through visually researching, collecting interviews and creating different directions and systems that could solve the problem. She is interested in design that breaks down information barriers so people can understand it and have an opinion toward it.
She is also one half of Good Egg Studios, a collaboration started by her and fellow designer, Janina Yutkins-Kennedy.
Rachael Lappen, Director of Teacher Success
Rachael is the Director of Teacher Success at Ompractice, combining her love for practicing and teaching yoga with her passion for teacher development, team building and empowerment, creating community, and organizing top-notch programming. An E-RYT 500 certified yoga teacher, she has taught at and managed yoga studios in the Boston area since 2007 and was formerly the Certification Manager for a well-known international yoga brand. Rachael is a graduate of Clark University and most recently the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She is deeply devoted to wellness and making healthy living simple and accessible for everybody at every age.
Community Lead: OPEN!
Ompractice's Board of Directors is a group of dedicated investors and operators who join us
in our aim to improve people's wellbeing wherever they are..
CEO of Onboard Health
MassMutual Impact Fund
The Alchemy Fund
The Maroon Fund
MassMutual Impact fund
What Our Members Say
Jeremy F: The convenience of attending an interactive, “live” yoga class from the comfort of my home is wonderful. To have the flexibility of practicing remotely any day of the week with such fantastic yoga instructors is a gift!
Molly K: I am away in Montreal and finally tried out Ompractice. I got to start my Saturday with an incredible yoga class right in our condo taught by an amazing teacher….Perfect for folks who travel, have young kids, or just not enough time to get to the studio and home again.
@MilesHighRunning: We have dabbled in yoga DVDs for over a decade to help work on flexibility, mindfulness and strength, but lacked accountability for any sustaining practice….We took a 9:00 pm Ompractice class with @Lisa.yogalove (it was actually a date night for us!). Lisa was in CO, we were in GA. No biggie.... It.Was.Awesome. No rushing to a gym. No need to find a babysitter. No need for super expensive memberships or drop-in studio fees. And the variety of times and teachers is insane. (And they are hiring!) People. You have to try this.
Cassie: Can I just say how incredibly lucky I am to have found Ompractice?!? It’s SO hard keeping my practice going here in Kuwait (class timing, lack of teachers who teach the style I want, plus: can you imagine paying $50 USD for ONE group class?!?) but the Ompractice platform allows me to come to my mat (anywhere!!) and be lead through a live practice I can’t put into words how grateful I am. Thank you, thank you, thank you
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