An integrative teacher, Michelle explores alchemy; the seemingly magical process of transformation and creation. She holds space for reflection and healing while creating an environment for exploring your soul's calling.
As a Transformational Life Coach & Mentor, Michelle combines her studies at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition with life experience and trainings with her teachers. She mentors on an individual and group basis; empowering others desiring to transition to a sustainably healthier lifestyle through inquiry, uncovering limiting beliefs, accountability, and tools that have transformed her own life. She calls this The Alchemy as she is devoted to the process of transformation. Michelle is also dedicated to being the Mentor she desired when she was younger. She truly delights in guiding people to awaken to their own authentic power and spiritual connections; to live a truly happier life with more awareness, intention and freedom.
Michelle’s style of yoga is greatly shaped by the wisdom that has resonated from countless studentship and is deeply enriched and inspired most specifically by her teachers Pepper Monroe, Elena Brower, Ally Bogard, and Judith Hanson Lasater. She is devoted to spreading the seeds they have planted. Her classes weave together aspects of hatha, yin, katonah, and restorative yoga. Her interest in embodiment, deep self-inquiry, and energetic healing is threaded throughout her teachings.
Through all of her teachings she invites you to compassionately navigate your inner knowing, meet your shadows, understand your truth, fortify your body and nourish your spirit - this is her vocation.
PROFESSIONAL BIO :
Michelle Baker is a Mentor specializing in personal growth and self inquiry, a Breathwork Facilitator, Yoga Instructor and Reiki Master.
While charting the waters of her own healing journey Michelle has had the honor of studying and working alongside some of the world’s leading teachers. Their offerings and her studentship to life’s continuous lessons continue to be the foundational building blocks to who she is and how she shows up in the world as a human and as a steady source of support.
Michelle doesn’t believe in the ability to heal others, rather that you are your own innate healer. She works with people all over the world in one-on-one and group settings creating a welcoming and memorable environment for you to heal and connect while inviting you to explore your internal landscape, welcome your shadows, and reawaken to your authentic, wholesome self.
Sweden is her home base, but New York is her first home and where she began her journey into mindfulness and holistic living. She offers private Breathwork and Reiki sessions, group workshops, retreats and trainings.
She is the co-creator of The Immersion, hosting retreats and trainings throughout the world.