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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Anna Brown

Born and raised in Decatur, Anna moved to Athens six years ago for school and hasn’t left since. She spends her nights working as a nurse in the Emergency Department and her days reading, hiking, and attempting to get her garden to grow. Anna has been practicing yoga for five years and loves the community […]

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Mike Knight

Mike is nearly a lifelong resident of Athens. He was born in Waycross, GA (a long time ago), and landed here when he was a year old. Mike and his wife Sherry have been living in Watkinsville since the 90s.  They have three grown people now and a pack of doggies. Mike is a Registered […]

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Sarah Beam

Sarah Beam first experienced the life-affirming properties of yoga in 1999 and began practicing regularly in 2007 when she blissfully noticed that the asana practice was clearing away the sluggish remnants of postpartum blues.  She believes mindful movement and attention to the breath can focus the mind, open the heart, strengthen the body, encourage self-acceptance, […]

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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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