Archives: Trainers

Jess Dukes

Jess is an animal lover, a craft wizard and an organizing fiend. She and her husband moved to Athens in June 2019 from Colorado. After being there for 6.5 years, they knew it was time to head back home towards the East Coast! Athens is their dream location to settle down with their 3 dogs […]

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McKenzie Durham

McKenzie is a third-year student at the University of Georgia majoring in agricultural communication. With a passion for the outdoors and communication, McKenzie was able to find her perfect blend within her major. Growing up McKenzie was a competitive cheerleader which over time caused a good deal of stress on her body. As a former […]

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Amy Strand

Amy is from Alpharetta, Georgia and currently attending UGA where she studies studio art and psychology. She intends on going to graduate school and become a licensed art therapist. She rekindled her love for art one summer while interning for a Charleston-based textile designer and fine artist who inspired her with the refreshing and healing […]

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Krystal Peel

Krystal was born into a military family. She moved often; from a few cities in Virginia to Mississippi to Japan, and then finally Georgia. Krystal graduated high school in Yokosuka, Japan which is where she met her husband of almost 10 years. Krystal is a devoted stay at home mom to her daughter and her […]

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Sarah Beam

Sarah first experienced the life-affirming practice of yoga in 1999, and invited it to completely change her life in 2007 when consistent practice began to clear out the sluggish remnants of postpartum blues. She completed her first 200-hour yoga teacher training in 2012, and was so excited to share the practice that she began teaching […]

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Michael Black

Michael Black is a certified rolfer and a local native. He holds 200 and 500 hour yoga certifications, has completed several months of residential study at Satchidananda Ashram in Virginia, six months of study at the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in Mysore, India, and completed his Rolfing certification from the Rolf Institute of Structural Integration in […]

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Michelle Carver

For Michelle, yoga has been a long process of coming home to herself and building a sense of self-love and care, a practice that she cultivates every day. Yoga has been Michelle’s most powerful tool for self-knowing and self-soothing and she holds a great passion for sharing these gifts with others. Michelle hopes to share […]

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Nick Combs

Nick hails from the DC metro area where he has lived most of his life, though Nick’s family is largely from Athens, GA and is also where he lived for 5 years during elementary school.  He is a Registered Nurse and began his career at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD working in the Cardiovascular ICU, […]

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Jamie Diaz

Jamie’s yoga journey began while pursuing her graduate degree in fine arts at UGA in 2014, and she has been practicing ever since. In seeking ways to cultivate mindfulness, presence and non-attachment, Jamie found that the moving mediation that yoga offered gave her an opportunity to ground and connect with her breath, especially in a […]

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Jade Fernandez

Somewhere along her fitness journey, Jade discovered yoga and never looked back. It was the first practice in which she felt both challenged and nurtured. She applied the patience, perseverance, and pranayama to her daily life in addition to her practice and noticed how much better everything became. In 2016, she did her 200 hour […]

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