Allison St. Pierre
Allison has been an avid athlete throughout her youth and continues her love of movement and fitness through teaching various group fitness classes both in Stratford and Charlottetown. Allison has a Graduate Degree in Professional Kinesiology and uses her knowledge of the human body and functional movement to ensure safe and effective execution of poses/exercises throughout all of her classes.
Megan Macdonald is originally from PEI and has been teaching yoga for four years. She trained at Prana Yoga College in Vancouver (200hr) and Tel Aviv, Israel (300hr) and is an Advanced Registered Yoga Teacher. While studying in Germany 18 years ago, she was introduced to her first yoga class. After years of dance it was a great way to help with back pain and stiffness. Six years later she had a daily home practice and has never looked back. She is also trained in Reiki to Master level and is also a Dalian Self-Healing Method Facilitator. Over many years she has come to realise the depth and breadth of this teaching to reach the body, mind and spirit. Trained in Classical Hatha, Restorative, and Entrainment Yoga.
Kate was born and raised in Southern Ontario. During her youth, she figure skated competitively for many years. After moving to Northern Ontario she came back to figure skating as a Coach for 3 years. During this time, yoga was becoming increasingly important to maintain both her physical health and well being.
Her and her husband's new life journey brought them to The Gentle Island in 2017. Kate soon started Yoga Teacher Training with the Maritime Yoga College and graduated in May of 2018. She’s been actively teaching since graduation and you can catch her classes here at Now n Zen Yoga Studio, Infrared Fitness, and the Charlottetown Yoga Space.
Andrew Hume is a Clinical Kinesiologist, who has extensive experience working with individuals of a wide age-range dealing with persistent pain, chronic conditions and/or mobility issues. He teaches a small group exercise class designated to enhance functional strength and mobility, improve postural awareness and reduce muscular tension.
Deirdre Kessler studied Iyengar yoga with Pamela Stewart from 2006 to 2016. In 2016-2017 she completed yoga teacher training certification with Ruth Richman. In October and November 2017, she completed Yin & Restorative Yoga intensive with Samantha Sambrooke.
Danika is a freshly graduated Kinesiologist from the University of Prince Edward Island. She has always been a very active person dabbling in volleyball, track & field, swimming, hiking, kitesurfing and her absolute favourite, dancing.
Although she has only recently gotten her graduate degree Danika has extensive experience with youth as well as a variety of other populations such as athletes, people with diabetes and people with cancer.
She aspires to combine her passion from working with people with her love for physical activity and its health benefits on the body the mind and the community.