Michele Santom ERYT-500, C-IAYT, CRM, CARM
Founder of True Nature Holistics and studio owner.
Michele is a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance at the 500 hour level and yoga therapist and has been teaching yoga since 2009. Michele was co founder of Off The Grid Yoga studying and partnering with Laure Carter my friend and teacher. Michele also studied under Joseph and Lillian LePage at Integrated Yoga Therapy obtaining her certification in yoga therapy. Michele is a member of IAYT International Association of Yoga Therapy and is a Certified Yoga Therapist.
Michele is also a Reiki Master in two traditions, Usuai and Traditional Japanese. Usuai studying under the experienced guidance of Diane Van Epps of Inspired Connections and Traditional Japanese under the world renowned teacher, author Kathleen Persad and Leah D’Ambrosia in Animal Reiki.
Michele is a member, practitioner and teacher for SARA Shelter Animal Reiki Association.
In 2016, Michele was diagnosed with cancer. She is certain that her practice in Yoga and Reiki brought her through this very difficult year. Her belief in Yoga led her to her certification in Y4C (yoga for cancer) training with Tari Prinster. This training was right in the middle of her chemotherapy sessions and radiation. Michele now teachers the Y4C class at the studio every Friday.
In 2018, Michele became certified in the Y12SR method of teaching people with addiction. Michele worked in the addiction field for 5 years and now this work with Nikki Myers confirmed and completed her training in this field. Y12SR classes will begin in the fall.
In 2019, Michele studied with Rose Kress and Amy Weintraub (Author, Yoga for Depression) in the LifeForce Method for Mental Health, Depression and Anxiety.
Michele is also a raw food specialist studying under Brenda Cobb attending The Living Food Institute.
“My passion is yoga, not just the physical asana, but in all of its teachings”. At our studio there is No Goats, No Gimmicks, just the True Nature of Yoga!!!!