Michele has her degree in Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati. She was first introduced to yoga in 1988.
In 2001, Michele resigned from her corporate position in order to pursue her study of Yoga. In 2001, Michele received both her 200 Hour Teacher Training Certification and her 500 Hour Professional Yoga Therapist Certification from Integrative Yoga Therapy.
In 2006, Michele received an additional 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification from Shiva Shakti Synthesis. Michele is also a Certified Laughter Yoga Instructor. She also completed and received her certification in Amrit Yoga Teacher Training in September 2011 and Amrit Yoga Nidra Facilitator certification in October of 2011.
Michele operated Yoga on the Square for five years while she lived in Jamestown, KY. Michele has continued her studies of Yoga and Ayurveda. In August of 2014, Michele received her certification as an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant from Amrit Yoga Institute and International University of Yoga and Ayurveda.
As an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant, Michele advises individuals on ways to life a healthier, happier life with simple lifestyle modifications.
Michele offers group classes in which she combines different styles of yoga and can adapt her classes based on the needs of the students. In addition to group classes, Michele also offers individual yoga therapy sessions designed around the student. In these sessions the focus is entirely on the student.
Michele also offers Yoga Nidra classes. Yoga Nidra is translated as Yogic Sleep and is one of the most effective ways to reduce stress. Stress is the cause of over 80% of our diseases and chronic conditions. In Yoga Nidra, the individual relaxes so deeply that the mind and body can heal.
Michele’s classes are suitable for all levels of flexibility and strength. She believes Yoga is for Life. In the Studio, located at the Body Therapy Sessions, Michele offers group classes, yoga therapy sessions and yoga nidra sessions. Michele is available for private Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy sessions as well as Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultations.