Michelle Merrifield has been practicing yoga for over 15 years and knew that this is what she wanted to do for the rest of her life. At the young age of 22 years old Essence of Living on the Gold Coast was born which now facilitates thousands of students in Yoga, Pilates, Barre & Thai Massage.
Michelle offers internationally recognized teacher training courses around the country to encourage others to follow their passion and live a life they love, sharing what they love. Michelle is the author of “Breathe Bend Blossom” inspiring each of us to find our breath, move our body and open our hearts to illuminate the world around us.
Every yoga class you take with Michelle is taught from the heart channeling the energy of her beloved gurus. Michelle strives to shine their light leading creative and dynamic vinyasa classes that will stretch your body, realign your energy and shift your perspective.
Michelle’s classes are ignited by Soulfire playing live music using over 20 ancient instruments taking students on an enchanting journey of; sound, vibration and inspiration. Michelle and Soulfire have been working closely together for over 3 years co-facilitating transformation through the vibration of sacred sounds, breath and asana. Together they host annual Yoga & Music retreats around the country including Whale Watching & Kadadu Spirit adventures.