Michelle Marchildon is The Yogi Muse

Michelle Marchildon is The Yogi Muse

2016 Motto: Do the work

Michelle Marchildon is the Yogi Muse.

She is a real voice in yoga, never yoga voice.

Writing: A blend of inspiration, wit, wisdom and laughter.

Michelle is an author, an award-winning journalist and columnist. With wit and wisdom, Michelle writes about the funny and poignant issues in our lives. She contributes to  Yoga InternationalSports illustrated, the Elephant Journal , Origin Magazine, Mantra Yoga and Health Magazine, Teachasana, My Yoga Online , and 90 Monkeys. She has videos on YogaDownload and YogaSteya. She also writes The Yogi Muse blog.

Michelle is the author of two books. Finding More on the Mat: How I grew Better, Wiser and Stronger through Yoga  (Hohm Press) is the hilarious story of an older yogi’s transformation through yoga Theme Weaver: Connect the Power of Inspiration to Teaching Yoga (Wildhorse Ventures) is the bestselling resource for showing yoga teachers how to use a theme in yoga.


Mission: Finding the “light” in enlightenment.

Michelle’s passion is to meet each student where they are with intelligent alignment, and provide a strategy that allows them to learn and grow. She believes that enhanced health and inspiration on the mat will lead to a life well lived in our later years.  While she takes yoga seriously, she believes that taking ourselves lightly makes everything better. Her mission is to help everyone see that no matter where they are, starting now is the first step to a life lived fully. With clarity we can be ‘all in,’  and not miss a moment along the way.

Workshops, Retreats and Speaking

Michelle is known for her blend of inspiration and asana on the mat. Michelle offers the “Theme Weaver” series of workshops designed to help yoga teachers find their own inspiration and connect authentically to students. Michelle is also a motivational teacher and is often used for fundraisers and yogathons. She is an approved “Wisdom Warrior” yoga teacher for the older student, a class designed by Desiree Rumbaugh. Michelle offers private instruction, workshops, teacher trainings and retreats to share time with other great beings on the path.

You can find her on Facebook, at Michelle Marchildon, The Yogi Muse, or on Twitter as Michelle_Muse, where she’s more concise and clever. She’s also on Instagram as the “Yogimuse.”

 Stuff she likes

Michelle is proud to be the first Global Goodwill Ambassador for Corepower Yoga, believing that the best yoga is always the one you do. She is an ambassador for Kiragrace, clothes which allow her to be both cute and yogic. She also represents Inner Waves Organics, the best, natural, cotton, organic yoga clothing made in the United States, by super human beings, for super human beings that care about Mother Earth.


If you are not having fun, you may not be doing it right.

If you are not having fun, you may not be doing it right.


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