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Our Teachers

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Pam Kessinger

Pam Kessinger is the creator of ALREADY WITHIN Yoga, our studio here at Pedalers Fork. Pam specializes in Recovery Yoga and teaches it to local professional athletes (NFL, NBA, etc.) and everyone else in between.  

Grounded in gratitude, Pam feels yoga should be fun and teaches breathwork as a gateway to remind us how to be still, listen and know that everything we seek is Already Within.

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Marie-Gabrielle Brooks

Marie-Gabrielle has been practicing Yoga for a number of years and recently completed her 238 hour Yoga Teacher Training certification here at Already Within Yoga.  

Brooks says, "I started practicing yoga in my early 50's.  At first, I found it to be intimidating and thought it was mostly reserved for young, strong, thin, and extremely flexible yogis. Turns out, it's not.  I realized yoga is accessible to anyone with a body, an open mind, and the ability to breathe.  I was hooked!  Over the past three years, I committed to my yoga practice and have improved my flexibility, strength, mobility, and my overall wellbeing."

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Abby Craden

Abby holds her 200 hour Yoga certification and completed advanced training with Higher Brain Living founder Dr. Michael Cotton and is certified to teach “Grief Yoga.” 

Abby says, "Little did I know when I walked in the doors of a yoga studio how powerfully my life was about to alter. As my body found balance, strength and flexibility so my life walked hand in hand with these shifts and changes.  I am deeply grateful to yoga for opening a path and inspiring me to a deeper, more whole and integrated expression of myself.  I am inspired to share my skills and life experience in offering a gentle flow class that welcomes all levels.”

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Shannon Demorest

Shannon Demorest is a graduate of our Already Within Yoga Teacher Training program and has spent the last decade working within the health and wellness industry. She is the Co-Founder of Kaleide, which is known for yoga events and retreats. Shannon has been involved in everything from boutique fitness studios, elite athletic training facilities, to holistic wellness centers, specializing in creating a welcoming experience for everyone to grow into a better version of themselves.

Shannon incorporates this same warm welcome into her teaching ensuring her class is made for every-body. Shannon is also is a reiki master, and loves to incorporate this relaxing technique into her teachings. In Shannon’s class you can expect to work on improving posture, building core strength, and releasing tension in the body.