Archives: Trainers

Tanya Suresh

Tanya came into her yoga practice at the beginning of 2020 when her mom and her started practicing mindfulness. It was a great way to put their mental practice into a physical act as well. At the University of Georgia, Tanya is studying business management and legal studies in the Terry College of Business. Her […]

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Maud van der Beek

she/her Maud van der Beek first came to Athens in 2018 to pursue her undergraduate degree in Ecology from the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia. She found M3Yoga her sophomore year with the simple goal of gaining flexibility and ended up finding so much more. Yoga has allowed Maud to gain […]

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Sarah Wibell

she/her/hers Sarah began practicing yoga in 2017 for practical reasons. Having enjoyed sports like rowing and road cycling, she felt that she needed significantly more stretching to balance out her training. However, it was not long before other aspects of yoga were what drew her to the mat. The focus on the breath, being comfortable […]

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Maddie Avillar

Maddie Avillar is an Entertainment and Media Studies major at UGA. She was introduced to yoga by her parents, who started going when she was 11 years old. Immediately, yoga became a fun way to spend time with family, and during high school, it was a way for Maddie to stay flexible for cross country. […]

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Carson Hart

she/her/hers Carson began her yoga practice as a freshman at the University of Georgia. After training in company level ballet her entire life, she found yoga to be a new exploration of movement to develop a deeper, more genuine relationship with the body and mind. At the University of Georgia, Carson is studying marketing and […]

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Sarah Beam

She/Her/Hers 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 […]

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Matt Chambers

He/Him/His Matt is the co-owner of M3Yoga in Athens, GA and an avid advocate for making movement more accessible and approachable. After originally finding yoga through his partner Nick, Matt’s love for the practice came from Sound Baths and meditations at first, but grew over time to include classes for all levels and bodies. Matt’s […]

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Nick Combs

He/Him/His 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 […]

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Jade Fernandez

She/Her/Hers There are three things Jade always recommends: improv classes, a Roomba, and yoga. In 2016, Jade studied under Malia Hilliard for her 200 hour YTT in Athletic Power Yoga. Yoga feels like coming home to her body, and she is intensely grateful she’s able to share it through teaching. She is also a film […]

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Rachel Greb

She/Her/Hers Rachel completed her undergraduate studies at Tulane University. She was then awarded a Master of Arts from Piedmont College, where she specialized in educating children with emotional and behavioral disorders and autism. During her studies, Rachel discovered the excellent therapeutic benefits of yoga and became certified in children’s yoga and yoga for adults. Rachel […]

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