Yoga
Meditation
Ayurveda
Joy

To Inhabit Joy means joy is an internal habit. You CAN choose, to live a joyful life regardless of your circumstances or experiences. Joy is internal and eternal, don't wait for an external source to bring you joy, turn inward to uncover the joyful being you already are!

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Yoga
Meditation
Ayurveda
Joy

Life happens and it can be a challenge. Every minute is precious. Don’t just get through it, GROW THROUGH IT! Find true inner bliss, not by waiting for something external to make you happy, but by strengthening your resilience and uncovering your true nature. When you care for yourself, body mind/emotions and spirit, you are the best and strongest version of you and more able to be there to help others. Brighten your light, feel stronger and more resilient, be ready for whatever life throws at you and enjoy every minute fully!

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Results you can expect from working with Michelle:

  • Improved sleep
  • Better digestion and mindful eating
  • Lighter mood and more energy
  • Stronger resilience
  • Calmer and kinder outlook
  • More joyful and vibrant living

Start feeling better now! Schedule a connection call to be on your way
to living your best life.

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Journey to Inhabit Joy

Journey to Inhabit Joy 3 and 6-week online group courses get their effectiveness from modern scientific research in resilience and mindfulness combined with the ancient health sciences of Ayurveda, yoga, and meditation. Lasting profound transformation takes place through weekly live calls and easy 15 minutes per day home practices. Participants experience unlimited growth opportunities in the areas of mindfulness and meditation, stress relieving movement practices, Ayurvedic healthy lifestyle, and healthy aging practices.

Offerings include 3 and 6-week small group courses -- NEXT GROUP STARTING IN SEPTEMBER 2019!

Inhabit Joy!

Life happens...

...and it can be a challenge. Every minute is precious. Don’t just get through it, GROW THROUGH IT! Find true inner bliss, not by waiting for people or things outside of you to make you happy, but by strengthening your resilience through practicing self-care and self-awareness. Bring yourself into balance and uncover your true joyful, healthy nature. Joy is internal and eternal, it’s time to uncover the joyful being that is already inside you!

Words of Praise

"Michelle is my weekly burst of sunshine! When I felt discouraged after 15 years of practicing yoga because of my advancing multiple sclerosis, Michelle opened my eyes to the wonders of adaptive yoga and encouraged me to join her class. I'm now thriving in a beautiful new community of people like me who are buoyed by her trademark enthusiasm, patience and humor -- always underscored by her attention to our safety. With Michelle's gentle guidance, I am inspired and empowered to keep reaching for my edge, wherever it is, on any given day!" -- SS

 

"Michelle has a gift and a unique combination of skill, passion, and ability to connect even with skeptical clients going through a very difficult time in their lives.
Specifically, Michelle helped me relax, feel better about myself and the world around me. I have been able to sleep better, feel less stress and get in the best physical, emotional and spiritual shape of my life- and six months on I continue to utilize the meditation and gratitude practices she shared with me!
No matter what comes my way big or small or just everyday life challenges I am grateful for the tools I have learned and continue to practice and hone from Michelle’s expertise and caring. Thanks, Michelle you are the best! -- AR

 

Michelle is a thoughtful, attentive, and knowledgeable teacher. I have learned a lot from my yoga classes with her. She has helped me build strength and deepen my practice. She is very tuned into her student's struggles with injuries or physical problems. She has helped me manage and heal my own issues. I am very appreciative that I have had the opportunity to be her student. -- DE

 

I am feeling grateful today for many things…..among them is all you have given me since February when I started yoga. You radiate kindness and healing in every class. I have benefited from your presence. I believe all of your students have, as well. -- DH

Posts

The Gift and Curse of Impermanence

July 12, 2019

My mom’s yartzeit is tonight. She died 12 years ago this week, and in the Jewish tradition on the anniversary of a loved one’s death, we say a special prayer with our congregation and remember, and be fully present, with all the feelings of the love and the loss. It will be a sad time, […]

Sharing Greatly

July 9, 2019

Michelle goes deep into her personal journey in this poignant podcast with Dr. Darian Parker in Dr. D’s Social Network

International Day of Yoga

June 21, 2019

It seems these days everything has a designated “day of”, from doughnuts to cake to coffee, titles, relationships, there are so many days of some days have multiple honorees. There are also weeks (teachers) and months (breast cancer awareness, black history). But today, June 21st, also solstice, the official day spring becomes summer, is designated […]

Certifications

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2014 Wellness Coaching Certification, Mayo Clinic

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2008 AFAA Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor

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2018 E-RYT 500
2012 RYT 200 YogaFit

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2017 Perfect Health Ayurvedic Lifestyle Teacher certification Chopra Center for Well Being

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2013 - 2015 Yoga Therapy Professional training, Daya Foundation

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2017 IAYT Certification Yoga Therapy

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2013 - 2015 Reiki I, II and Master, Arise Counselling

Education - BA Biology, Reed College, Portland, OR

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