Massage Therapist, Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant
Michelle's approach to wellness is integrative and holistic. She believes true healing requires working with our whole being and understanding our nature.
She offers a variety of services at Mantra Wellness, including Ayurvedic LifeStyle Consulting, Massage Therapy, and Reiki (energy clearing and balancing.) Michelle’s massage therapy is a blend of deep tissue, Swedish, sports, and Thai Yoga. Orthopedic and myofascial release techniques are also incorporated as needed. As a certified yoga teacher, she also weaves education into massage sessions to help clients develop healthier posture, breathing, and movement patterns.
As the yoga of lifestyle and healing, Ayurveda promotes self-knowledge and self-care as the most powerful forms of mind-body healing. It employs a range of accessible applications. Michelle’s Ayurvedic consultations begin with a "constitutional assessment" to discover your type (dosha), followed by an overview of present health and lifestyle, including recommendations for diet, herbs, exercise, and practices such as pranayama (breath control,) meditation, mantra, and more.
Her massage therapy is a blend of deep tissue, Swedish, sports, Thai Yoga, and Orthopedic and myofascial release techniques as needed. As a certified yoga teacher, she also weaves education into massage sessions to help clients develop healthier posture, breathing, and movement patterns.
Michelle completed the 300-hour Ayurvedic Healing Course with the American Institute of Vedic Studies, the 500-hour Professional Massage Therapy Training at Lauterstein-Conway Massage School in Austin, the 300-hour Foundation for Yoga Therapy teacher training at Yoga Yoga in Austin, and Advanced Reiki Practitioner training with Elaine J. Abrams in New York City.
Michelle’s teachings include corporate wellness yoga and accessible yoga and meditation for adults and adolescents in an addiction recovery and prevention program.
Michelle's mantra: Aum Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah, or May All Beings Be Happy and Healthy!