Michelle has been practicing yoga since 2003, practicing with a diverse group of teachers all over Long Island. In 2005, Michelle completed a 40 hour Ashtanga Yoga training with Jabari Hakeem. In 2013, Michelle completed her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training with Michael Aronoff at Awaken Yoga and Meditation Center in Greenlawn, NY. In 2016, Michelle completed a 300 hour Yoga Teacher Training also at Awaken Yoga. She has enhanced her learning through workshops and classes with Beryl Bender Birch, David Swenson, Bryan Kest & others. In order to increase and broaden her teaching skills, she has also been trained in prenatal yoga, chair yoga, restorative yoga, props & modifications, and working with people going through trauma.
Michelle strives to help each person develop their personal practice, making sure the breath is continuous, and the postures are supported by the breath.