Based in Marin County and teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area, Michele Klink is an experienced Senior Yoga Teacher E-RYT 500+ with Yoga Alliance and over 5000 hours of study and training. Michele has 18 years of continuing education (CE) with Iyengar-influenced Yoga and Therapeutic-Oriented methods. Most significant Therapeutic-Oriented training has been with Lisa Walford, Aidil Palkhivala, Manouso Manos, Judith Lasater (Restorative Yoga), Elise Browning Miller (Yoga for Scoliosis), Desiree Rumbaugh and Maty Ezraty. Additional studies include Vinyasa Flow, Kundalini Yoga and more.
With more recent Therapeutic-Oriented study, Michele is trained in NeuroKinetic Therapy®, a corrective movement system and a sophisticated modality that addresses the causes of dysfunctional movement/coordination problems at their root in the motor control center in the cerebellum. She has also completed 300+ hours of study (Functional Movement) with Jill Miller and is a Yoga Tune Up ® Certified Instructor combining Yoga, Therapy Balls and Corrective Exercise Movement. She is also trained in Roll Model Method (myofascial massage ball techniques). She studies the latest in fascia and neuro-science research for pain management and healing. Her classes incorporate movement exercises with an emphasis in anatomy/physiology. Additionally, she has a passion for meditation and positive psychology.
Michele has completed over 500+ Hours with YogaWorks and is a Certified YogaWorks Teacher, Teacher Trainer and Professional Mentor. She also has 1,000+ Hours of CE study in Yoga Philosophy, which includes Classical and Tantric Yoga philosophies, with an appreciation toward the subtle body anatomy for deeper dimensions of Yoga. Her practical experience from private instruction, addressing a myriad of injuries and health imbalances, supports her offering with the therapeutic benefits of Yoga. Michele is an active member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). She has been teaching over 10 classes/week for 18 years in Marin County. Classes include beginner to advanced level as well as a specialty in therapeutically-oriented classes and private sessions.
Michele Klink is an enthusiastic ATHLETA BRAND AMBASSADOR and represents the #POWEROFSHE, a campaign to encourage and empower women of all sizes, races, ages and more. She works with FIREFLEX YOGA teaching supporting firefighters and first responders in Yoga Therapeutics. As an INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKER, she offers Creativity and Life Coaching seminars to large and small business to support motivation and encourage work-life balance. She is also a VIONIC BRAND AMBASSADOR #discoverthesecret to healthy shoes. She supports healthy eating and living and offers individual counseling for holistic health programs, including emotional well-being with Bach Flower Remedy and Ayurvedic health with Organic India.
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