Keeping it REAL on and off the mat since 2007
Mothership Yoga welcomes Valerie Giles ERYT 500 to the team as Co-Founder of the Mothership School of Yoga offering Yoga Alliance Accredited Hatha Yoga 200 hour and Vinyasa 300 Hour Teacher Trainings in Nicaragua, Canada and USA.
Michelle offers Interdisciplinary Yoga, suitable for beginners and 55+, in studio, gym, corporate, vacation and retreat settings.
"In yoga we are asked to check our egos at the door – this I can do, but, I travel with my sense of humour!"
In January 2007 Michelle traveled to Nosara, Costa Rica to study under world-renowned yogis, Don and Amba Stapleton Phd, at the Nosara Yoga Institute. Where she became certified as a Yoga Alliance recognized Interdisciplinary Yoga Teacher. More recently her studies have included workshops and master classes in Anusara Yoga lead by Todd Norian in Arlington VA and with Amy Ipoliti in Nosara, Costa Rica.
With a 15 year television production career under her belt she is a logistics wizard! Planning, feeding and moving TV crews around big cities wile handling talent have been the right training for hosting & entertaining yogis on retreat.
Michelle is a foodie by nature honing her skills in the areas of clean eating. She is a contributor to www.hotpinkapron.com and is regulary featured in the National Post Gastropost pages. She can be found in the kitchen most days with her 6 year old daughter trying new recipes.
Michelle masterfully creates menus for Mother Ship Wild & Wellness Retreats. She speicalizes in preparing delicious plant based, dairy and gluten free dishes. She is happy to report that no one goes away from her table hungry or unsatisfied!