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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. Joy is internal and eternal, it’s time to uncover the joyful being that is already inside you!

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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. Joy is internal and eternal, it’s time to uncover the joyful being that is already inside you!

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Work With Michelle

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Yoga Therapy

Take your yoga practice to the next level by allowing it to more deeply guide you to a healthy joyful life.
Yoga therapy encourages a broader connection to your true self by including mindfulness and ayurvedic practices.
Yoga therapy is also helpful for relieving chronic pain, and promoting healing.
Learn more about Yoga Therapy.

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Wellness Coaching

Wellness Coaching turns excuses into action and supports you to follow those health practices you know you want to do but haven’t been able to add to your life. Choosing wellness coaching to promote your inner strength and healing is empowering and will set you on the path to reaching your health goals.

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Journey to Inhabit Joy

Transformational Coaching Programs

Drawing from modern scientific research in resilience and mindfulness and combined with the ancient health science of Ayurveda, Journey to Inhabit Joy is your doorway to living a full and joyful life. The variety of offerings to fit your schedule and budget provide you the opportunity for a deep dive into self awareness, removal of obstacles holding you back from your healthiest most joyful life, and unlimited growth opportunities in the areas of mindfulness and meditation, therapeutic movement practices, Ayurvedic healthy life style practices, and modern healthy aging practices.

About The Founder

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 acts of self care and self awareness, bringing you into balance and uncovering your true nature. Joy is internal and eternal, it’s time to uncover the joyful being that is already inside you!

Posts

Mother Love – A visit to the Motherless Daughters Annual Luncheon

May 12, 2019

In 1994 Hope Edelman, who lost her mother when she was 17, wrote the book Motherless Daughters. This book has sold over 500,000 copies. Unique to self help books about the psychology and process of grief and loss, this book became a movement, an organization and a sacred space for all daughters grieving their moms. […]

What is Ayurveda and how can it help me?

April 3, 2019

3 questions to ask yourself to find out if you need to learn about Ayurveda: 1 –  Do you want to sleep peacefully for 7 – 9 hours per night, according to your body’s needs, and wake up refreshed and full of energy without an alarm? If yes, then you need Ayurveda for sleep. 2 […]

Is Yoga Therapy for me? And what is it anyway?

April 3, 2019

Imagine sitting in your therapist’s office, you are upset recounting a challenging situation that is stressing you out. Your therapist tells you to take a deep breath. Next, your therapist teaches you HOW to take a deep breath. Next you learn how to connect mind and body to the present moment. Also, how to move […]

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

What Our
Clients Say

"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!"

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