MEET OUR TEAM
Pamela is a STOTT PILATES® certified instructor through the advanced levels, a ZEN●GA™ Qualified Instructor, and a CORE™ Qualified Instructor all through MERRITHEW™. Keene Fusion Studios is the only full Pilates studio in the region, our apparatus includes a ReHab Reformer, Stability Chairs, Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector, Spine Supporter and Arc Barrels.
She is also a TRX® Certified Instructor Coach and Black Rank TRX® Professional. Keene Fusion Studios is a TRX Premier Studio® offering both TRX® Suspension Training and Rip Training. You can see her TRX® Core Profile by following this link: https://directory.trxtraining.com/trainers/pam-clough
In addition Pamela has been a Certified Personal Fitness Trainer, and Group Exercise Leader with a specialty in Weight Lifting for many years. She also collaborated with Dr. Jim Hall, Lead Spine Specialist at Cheshire Medical Center, to develop the exercise component of the Mastering Mobility with Scoliosis program through The Hoffman Foundation.
Richard has been teaching Ballroom Dancing since 1983. He first trained at a Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Asheville, NC. He furthered his dance training with Dan Radler and Suzanne Hamby, former North American representatives to the World Ten Dance Championships. Richard has trained with some of the best in the Ballroom world, including Ron Montez, Bob Powers & Julia Gorchakova, Victor Veyarasset & Heather Smith, and Eddie Simon & Michelle Officer among others.
Richard is also a certified Group Exercise Leader & Personal Trainer. He has also trained in Zumba®, Zumba Gold® and Zumba Toning®, TRX® Suspension Trainer, Senior Strength and Resistance Training.
Richard is a KSC graduate and currently teaches at several local schools, hospitals and recreation departments, in addition to the Keene State Ballroom Club. He is also a singer, musician and actor.
Katie is an AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor and a licensed Zumba instructor. She interned under Pamela and Richard and is currently teaching Zumba at Keene Fusion Studios.
Katie started dancing when she was three years old and has been active in the fitness world for many years. Her love of dance and fitness is reflected in the positive energy and dance party feel of her Zumba classes.
Katie feels that Zumba is the perfect combination of dance-meets-fitness. The music leads the way to mind and body wellness with dance rhythms from all over the world.
Katie is a mother of three with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Keene State College. She is currently working toward licensure in Zumba Kids and Zumba Kids Jr. Katie’s love of dance, fitness, and teaching both adults and children shines through during her classes. Katie continues to work closely with Pamela and Richard gaining knowledge through their experience and expertise.
Growing up playing sports, going on outdoor adventures, and healthy cooking was just the beginning of Kelley’s life long dedication to helping others improve their fitness and wellbeing. Her passion for fitness and wellness grew while studying movement science in college. Kelley has experience with many different styles of exercise. Kelley incorporates functional training in her workouts, making sure that each workout helps clients improve physical performance and quality of life.
Kelley has instructed fitness and wellness for various places such as law enforcement, hospital wellness department, health spa, and corporate and commercial gyms. She is currently working as a Health Coach, has studied and trained to be a running coach with Runity with the goal of teaching people how to transform their running into a pain free experience, and is also completing her apprenticeship to become a certified Polestar Pilates Teacher. Kelley feels it is the combination of many different movement modalities that make the body fit and healthy. She believes exercise is fundamental to living a well-balanced life.
Kelley completed her Bachelors in Movement Science from Westfield State College, is a certified National Academy of Sports Medicine Personal Trainer, Runity Running Coach, Wellcoaches Certified Health Coach and Pilates Teacher. She is from Berkshire County, Massachusetts and spends time hiking, road cycling, traveling, practicing Pilates, and enjoying time with family, friends, and her dog Cooper.