Founder of Centre de Yoga du Marais, Michelle has been practicing yoga since 1993. She is certified with the International Association of Yoga Therapists and l’Institut de Yoga Thérapie headed by Dr. Lionel Coudron. She received her initial advanced teacher’s training from the Hatha Integral Yoga Institute founded by Sri Swami Satchidananda. Michelle graduated from UCLA with a degree in Dance, and has danced in professional classical and contemporary dance companies for over 30 years. She has been teaching dance since 1987, and yoga since 2000. Michelle is currently an adjunct instructor for the University of South Florida’s Dance in Paris Programs where she has been teaching yoga and its philosophy since the programs’ inception in 2007.