Michelle is an elementary educator and a yoga and meditation teacher and has worked
in both public and independent schools since 1992. She developed an innovative yoga
and meditation program for students ages 4 through and has implemented it in a school
setting as well as for small groups, families, and individuals.
Michelle is dedicated to developing authentic body and mind practices, drawn from
Buddhist lineage traditions, ones that nurture the child’s connection to his or her true
nature by integrating awareness of a sound body, a conscious mind, and a
compassionate heart. Michelle holds a Masters in Elementary Education from Lesley
University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is certified through Radiant Child Yoga.
She has been a meditation student of Dr. Daniel Brown for the past 12 years, and also
studies with Rahob Tulku (Thupten Kalsang Rinpoche), Geshe Sonam Gurung,
Chongtul Rinpoche and other eastern and western dharma teachers. She founded
HeartSeed Wisdom Practices with the intention of bringing her program and these
precious practices to children, educational settings, teachers, families, individuals, and
anyone dedicated to nurturing the heart/mind of our children.